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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Sixth Annual Original One-Act Play Festival

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Stage Door Productions presents:

Opportunity Info
Stage Door Productions, Inc. Announces Sixth Annual Original One-Act Play Festival June 2013 Fredericksburg, Virginia Prizes will be awarded: Grand Prize $150 Second Place $100 Third Place $50
Guidelines for Submission:

All submissions must be original, unpublished one act plays.
Submissions must be postmarked or received by email between August 1, 2012, and November 1, 2012. 

Additional Information:

1.      Send a duplicate copy, not the original.
2.      All scripts should include a short biography of the playwright for publication on website, programs, and publicity materials.
3.      All scripts submitted electronically via email should be in .pdf format. 
4.      All scripts submitted via mail should be legibly typed, bound and of a standard size.
5.      Hard copy of scripts will be returned only if accompanied by a manuscript size, self-addressed,      stamped  envelope. 
6.      Playwrights will be notified by e-mail when their manuscript is received.
7.      Scripts should include:
    a.      A separate title page with name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
    b.      A cast of characters with descriptions.
    c.      A brief synopsis.
    d.      Numbered pages
8.      Playwrights will be notified by February 15, 2013, if their play has been selected.
9.      Selected plays will be listed on our web site, www.stagedoorproductions.org 
10.   All production and publication rights remain the property of the playwright.
11.   Stage Door Productions shall have the right to produce selected scripts without payment of royalties.
12.   Production will be at the discretion of SDP.
13.   Only stage plays will be considered. Musical, film or TV scripts will not be accepted.
14.   All submission must be original and unpublished. 
15.   Scripts will be judged on concept, dramatic action, characterization, and dialogue.  Technical requirements will be noted.
16.   Critical analysis of scripts will not be provided.
17.   Playwrights should be aware that the size of our stage is limited. There are no opportunities for elaborate scene changes.  Utilizing existing walls in the space and minimal set pieces is encouraged.
18.   SDP suggests that scripts have running times of between 15 to 30 minutes.
19.   Auditions will be held in March.
20.   Please consider our audience and do not send erotica or gratuitously violent scripts.

Submissions should be sent to:

Stage Door Productions                                                                                                           
P.O. Box 8451
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22404
Attn:  One Act Festival

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