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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Culture*Park Theatre & Performing Arts Collaborative presents: Call for Short Plays

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Culture*Park is now accepting submissions of short original plays for the 11th Annual Short Plays Marathon, taking place this year in downtown New Bedford, MA, on Saturday, November 24.  The deadline for submissions to reach Culture*Park is Monday, October 1, 2012. We welcome your play submissions!


Please note the following guidelines for submitting a play to the C*P Marathon 2012: 

>  Plays should have a 15 minute maximum running time (15 pages or fewer)

>  Please submit one copy via email, as a .pdf or doc.

>  Submissions should be in "standard play format"

>  One play submission per playwright, please

>  Include a (separate) cover page with playwright name and contact information

>  Include a brief synopsis of the play, and character breakdown

>  Plays should be recent and never produced

>  No re-submissions, please

>  Please confirm your availability to attend the Marathon on November 24, and participate in a brief panel discussion about the play/process

> Deadline for submission is 10/1/12

> Seeking plays with regional and/or waterythemes (Not required, though. We consider all plays, always!)

>Please email a copy of the play, cover page and synopsis to:

culturepark.ed@earthlink.net with “Marathon Submission” as the subject.

Plays will be read and selected by a committee of theater artists and writers. Selected plays will be posted on the Culture*Park website by Monday, October 8, 2012, and playwrights will be contacted.  The plays will be presented as staged readings by an ensemble of actors and directors on Saturday, November 24, 2012, in the New Bedford Whaling Museum Theater. For more information, please email culturepark.ed@earthlink.net, or call Culture*Park at 774-202-0588. 

Visit the web site at www.culturepark.org for information about Culture*Park, and to view clips from previous Marathons.

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