Select Page

What was your New Years resolution?í‚  Why not commit to submitting your plays at least once every month in 2016??í‚  You could accomplish this in a grand total of 12 afternoons throughout the year, so get started pronto!


ATTENTION NYC-BASED PLAYWRIGHTS:í‚  Want discounts on top NYC restaurants?í‚  Check out the Beta Release of a new service I’m developing,, which lets you book off-peak reservations for a significant discount.

I know playwriting makes your heart rich, but not your wallet, so I’m letting you in oní‚  TableGetters‘ Beta Launch.í‚  And if you have any contacts at Manhattan restaurants that might be interested in filling their off-peak tables, please reach out to me! [/content_box_yellow]

Name Length Nature of Opportunity Deadline Location Additional Info
Jack Studio Theatre 10 mins Open to all. Playwrights don’t need to have a connection to south east London. 1/29/16 London n/a
Funky Little Theater Co. One Act
(max 15 mins)
Plays focusing on issues surrounding, embracing or showcasing individuals of the LGBT community. 1/29/16 Colorado Springs No Fee
Prize: $100
Ars Nova max 90 mins Playwrights must produce. Interested in shows that haven’t yet premiered in New York. 1/31/16 NYC $150 production stipend
BBC 53 mins Radio plays. Any subject. Open only to writers living outside the UK. 1/31/16 London Prize: í‚£2200 + trip to London
Cape Cod Community College Any length Unpublished, original plays in any genre. Prefers writers in the New England area. 1/31/16 West Barnstable, MA No Fee
DePaul University n/a Job opp – Adjunct Faculty in Theatre Arts & Dramaturgy/Criticism, Playwriting, Theatre Management 1/31/16 Chicago, Illinois n/a
Drip Action Theatre 30-40 mins Int’l submissions ok. Hard copy submissions only. 1/31/16 Arundel, UK No Fee
Prize: í‚£150, í‚£250
Hugh Gregory Gallagher Theatre Full Length Plays about disability and discrimination. 1/31/16 Easton, Maryland Prize: $500 or more
Lama Theater Co. max 8 pgs Scripts must be related to the question: WHY THEATER? Int’l submissions ok. 1/31/16 NYC n/a
Lincoln County High School 10-20 mins Short works that center around stage combat. Must be appropriate for a high school theatre. 1/31/16 Hamlin, West Virginia n/a
Marble Collegiate Church 10 mins,
One Act
Hard copy submissions only. 1/31/16 NYC n/a
Midland Comm Theatre Full Length New comedy scripts suitable for production in community theatre. 1/31/16 Midland, Texas Fee: $10
Theatre Workshop of O’boro One Act
(15-45 mins)
Plays must be original, copyright free and unpublished. First 200 submissions only. 1/31/16 O’sboro, Kentucky Fee: $15
Prize: $400
The ArtsCenter 10 mins Thought-provoking plays, humorous or serious or anywhere in between. 1/31/16 Carrboro, North Carolina Prize: $100 + $100 travel stipend
T’woomba Repertory Theatre One Act
(30-45 mins)
Any subject matter, theme or style. Int’l submissions ok – $45 submission fee. 1/31/16 Australia Fee: $30/$45
Prize: $3,000
Blue Mountain Center max 30 pgs Month-long residency. Apps from playwrights accepted. 2/1/16 Blue Mountain Lake, New York Fee: $25
Fresh Fruit Festival Any length Plays that highlight or showcase a spectrum of the LGBTQ experience. Playwrights must produce. 2/1/16 NYC No Fee
HRC Showcase Theatre Full Length
(max 90 mins)
New, aspiring or established playwrights. Unpublished plays only. 2/1/16 Hudson, New York Fee: $10
Prize: $500
Khaos Company Theatre 5 pgs or 5 mins
(see right)
5-page or 5-min excerpt of a full-length play. 2/1/16 Ind’polis, Indiana n/a
Share on facebook below, to UNLOCK the rest of the opps!


If you are having trouble sharing on facebook to unlock the additional opps, please click here.