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Saturday, September 15, 2012

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for the seventh annual Six Women Playwriting Festival

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The seventh annual Six Women Playwriting Festival will be held the weekends of: April 11, April 18, and April 25, 2013

The theme of this year’s festival is:
The Comings and Goings of Life

Submission Deadline: Friday, October 31, 2012

Open to women 16 years or older; limited to one play per playwright.

Your play must be unpublished and not previously professionally produced. Previously submitted plays will not be accepted and will not be returned or receive a response. We are unable to accept electronic submissions. No script will be returned. Entries postmarked after the above deadline will not be accepted.

Your play must follow the above theme and appropriate for our community and theatre. The reading committee and producing theatre are seeking scripts with the potential for “dynamic staging of richly established characters in original dramatic and comedic relationships.” Please no “television sitcom situations” or “talking heads.”Manuscript

  • Typed on standard paper size
  • Bound with one staple
  • Maximum ten pages, double spaced, numbered pages
  • Submit three (3) copies of the script with title only
  • Include one unbound sheet that includes name, address, phone, email, address, and a sixty-word bio.


  • $100 to each winning playwright
  • $100 stipend to those playwrights attending the April 18-21 

Festival Winner Notification
The six winning playwrights will be notified by February 28, 2013.

Submit your play to:

Six Women Playwriting Festival
% Pikes Peak Arts Council
P.O. Box 1073
Colorado Springs, CO 80901

If you have questions about the submission process please contact:
Linda Nicholos ( lnicholos@msn.com).

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