November 2019 Opps
Howdy, Playwrights! Here’s a list of 27 play submission opportunities with November 2019 deadlines.
Note: What’s written below is just a quick rundown of what the theaters are looking for. For complete submission guidelines, please go to their websites by clicking the theater’s name.
|Name||Length||Nature of Opportunity||Deadline||Location||Add’l Info|
|The Poked Bear||1 hour||Looking for plays that run ONE HOUR.||10/29/19||NYC||n/a|
|Southwest Theatre Productions||Full Length||Only plays (dramas, comedies, musicals) with LGBTQIA+ or mental health themes will be considered. Open to all playwrights.||10/31/19||Austin, Texas||Fee: $25|
|Arizona Theatre Company||Full Length, One Act|
|Latino playwrights residing in the US, its territories or Mexico. Scripts may be in English, English and Spanish, or solely in Spanish.||11/1/19||Tucson, Arizona||n/a|
|Ghostlight Ensemble||max 15 mins||Scripts with strong female characters that are geared toward young audiences (under 12). Open to playwrights in any geographic area.||11/1/19||Chicago||No Fee|
|Over Our Head Players||max 10 mins||Original, unpublished comedies. Open to everyone w/o age or geographic restriction.||11/1/19||Racine, Wisconsin||Prize: $500|
|Stage Door Productions||One Act|
(max 20 pages)
|Original, unpublished plays. NO sexually explicit or gratuitously violent scripts.||11/1/19||Fredericksburg, Virginia||Prize: $150|
|Spokane Stage Left Theater||1 page||Int’l submissions ok. Original works.||11/3/19||Spokane, Washington||No Fee|
|St. Paul’s Arts Council||2 mins / 10 mins||Original, never before produced short plays. Theme: “The Time of Our Lives.”||11/4/19||New Albany, Indiana||No Fee|
|Book Pipeline Fiction Competition||Full Length||Plays for film/TV adaptation. No genre restrictions. Open to writers worldwide.||11/15/19||Santa Monica, California||Fee: $60|
|Itinerant Theatre||10 mins / max 1 hr short play||Theme: “Life Inspired.”||11/15/19||Lake Charles, Louisiana||No Fee|
|Lakeshore Players Theatre||10 mins||Open to all playwrights. The play must be unpublished and unproduced. High school-aged playwrights are encouraged to enter.||11/15/19||White Bear Lake, Minnesota||n/a|
|Moving Arts MADlab||5-10 pages sample||9-month development program. *All play concepts submitted should be ideas only, not something that you’ve already written, are currently writing, or are adapting from a short you have previously written.* Los Angeles Area playwrights only.||11/15/19||Los Angeles, California||$250 stipend|
|Teatro Vivo||Full Length||Original scripts that speak to the diverse Latinx experience. Plays can be in English, Spanish, Nahuatl, Coahuiltecan, bilingual or multilingual.||11/15/19||Austin, Texas||n/a|
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|The Theater Project||max 15 mins||Adult playwrights in the New Jersey and New York metropolitan area. Plays can be either dramas or comedies. Playwrights must have plays that are ready-to-perform and supply their own actors and directors.||11/15/19||Maplewood, New Jersey||$150 fee if selected,|
|Towne Street Theatre||10 mins||Theme: “What’s going on…!” All genres are welcomed. Playwrights of all ethnicities and ages are encouraged to submit their work, including plays with color blind and /or multi-racial casts.||11/15/19||Hollywood, California||Fee: $10|
|SETC Ready to Publish Award||Full Length||Completed full-length pieces that are either unproduced or have had one world premiere production or produced staged reading suitable for professional, educational and amateur venues.||11/20/19||Knoxville, Tennessee||No Fee|
|Table Work Press||Full Length||New works. Selected plays will be published, and selected playwrights will receive a cut of profits, and a reading in NYC.||11/22/19||NYC||$500 stipend|
|United Solo Theatre Festival||n/s||One-person shows. Drama, comedy, tragedy, musical. Artists will receive a fee of 25% of box office net sales from each performance.||11/26/19||NYC||Fee: $49, $895 if selected|
|Amas Musical Theatre|
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|Full Length||Musicals. Must be complete & ready for readings, workshops and/or productions. Must not have had a full production or be published in any way.||11/29/19||NYC||No Fee|
|Askew Theatre Company||max 10 mins||Open to playwrights in the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the US. Playwrights from the GLBTQ community and playwrights of color are highly encouraged to submit their work. Any theme.||11/30/19||Ashland, Oregon||No Fee; $100 honorarium|
|Pend Oreille Players||Full Length||Original, unpublished works.||11/30/19||Newport, Washington||Fee: $20|
|ScreenCraft||20-120 pages||Original stage plays. Int’l submissions ok.||11/30/19||Los Angeles, California||Fee: $59|
|Tarpon Arts||One Act|
|Int’l submissions ok. Novice, emerging or accomplished playwrights. Original plays only. Must not have been previously staged within 75 miles of the Tampa Bay area. Prefers comedies, but will consider some serious dramas.||11/30/19||Tarpon Springs, Florida||Fee: $5|
|Shadblow Theatre||max 20 pages||Theme: “Love and War.” Plays should not use excess profane or vulgar language. Must be unpublished. Plays with previous productions, readings, and workshops are encouraged.||12/1/19||Jenison, Michigan||Prize: $50|
|FORGE Fuel||“sample”||Writers retreat. Open to writers of all kinds, including playwrights.||Year Round||Danbury, Connecticut||Fee: $80|
|Playwrights Offering Free Feedback||Full Length||Full-length trade program. You must read a play and give feedback, and in return will have an opp to send a play and get feedback from other playwright.||Year Round||n/a||n/a|
|Trade A Play Tuesday||10 mins||Send in 10-min play and get same-day feedback. You must also read 10 pages of another playwright’s work, and give thoughtful feedback. Runs every Tuesday.||Year Round||n/a||n/a|
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