These 8 theaters and playwriting contests are looking specifically for plays dealing with gay and LGBT themes.
Theater Name / Festival Name
New Conservatory Theatre
LGBT themed plays or musicals.
San Francisco, California
About Face Theater
Looking for material that challenges expectations and ideas about gender and sexuality in historical or contemporary contexts
Annual Gay Play Festival at Ferndale’s Ringwald Theatre
Plays that deal with issues or characters that are identified as gay/lesbian/transgender, or contain a gay sensibility
Chameleon Theatre Company
Accepts new work by women, especially plays dealing with issues such as gender, sexuality, feminism, ageism and violence.
Gay Theatre: Dublin Gay Theatre Festival
Works by gay writers, works that have a gay relevance or theme, or works that include either performance or another artistic contribution by gay people
Accepts works from Latino and Latina playwrights exploring issues of difference and transformation at the limits of queer identity
New York City, New York
15 Minutes Max
looking for plays that examine the gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered
June 2013 (Estimated)
Santa Ana, California
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Author: Dave Berns