For Full Length Plays: OWP now only accepts plays that have received eight (8) or more performances in a production run and have been reviewed.
All Other Lengths: Do not need 8 performances or review, but still must have been fully produced.
When emailing your submission please include all of the following material you have available.
- Your play attached as a PDF or Word document, including cover page.
- Short synopsis and character breakdown.
- Production history.
- Select review highlights, quotes, and awards or nominations received.
- Any posters or logos from the productions.
- Playwright resume or bio.
Send it all to:
Please list the title of your submission and length (full length, one act, etc.) in the Subject line.
OWP receives a large number of exciting new plays, all of which are closely evaluated. Please give us a minimum of three - six months to respond.
Snail Mail Submissions
OWP no longer accepts snail mail submissions. Let's keep it green. Save money on postage, save trees, save printer ink.
OWP does not accept unproduced submissions under any circumstances.
OWP does not publish adaptations, translations, musicals, or works for younger audiences.
Single Ten Minute play submissions are only eligible for the ETENS.
Only submit one play per email unless submitting a collection.
Do not send synopsis or samples of multiple plays asking us to select which plays we would like to consider.
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