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Saturday, June 8, 2013

The Warner International Playwrights Festival - one-act plays

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The Warner International Playwrights Festival seeks one-act plays for its festival at historic the Warner Theatre in Torrington, Connecticut. Built by Warner Brothers Studios and opened in 1931, the Warner Theatre has been described “Connecticut’s Most Beautiful Theatre”.

Please read submission policy carefully:

  • We invite playwrights to submit plays via electronic script submissions, in standard Samuel French playwriting format - 12 point font, character name centered or 3.5 inches from left margin, 1” margin all around.  Plays should be emailed to:  charlene@charleneadonaghy.com  
  • Submitted plays should be one-act plays of no less than 12 and no more than 40 pages long, not including your cover page.
  • Submissions will be limited to the first 200 scripts received.
  • Scripts will be accepted internationally but must be written in English. 
  • Previously produced scripts are accepted. 
  • There is no submission fee.
  • Please remove all playwright identification from the script including name, mailing address and telephone/fax/e-mail.
  • In the body of the email include: 
  • Script Name
  • Playwright Name
  • Playwright Email
  • Playwright Telephone Number
  • Playwright postal mailing address. 

  • Please do not send a synopsis or playwright resume.
  • Only one submission per playwright will be accepted.   Scripts will not be returned.
  • If your play is selected, you will be notified, via email, of the readers’ selection on/about August 1.
  • Selected scripts will receive minimal-set (table, 4 chairs, 2 cubes), minimal-tech production (lights up, lights down, 2 sound cues).  Please be sure your play will adhere to these parameters.
  • Selected playwrights are invited to attend the festival by their own means.  Accommodation recommendations are available. 

To be considered for the Warner International Playwrights Festival scripts must be RECEIVED by 11:50pm Eastern Standard Time on June 20 2013;
late entries will not be read.

For additional information, contact Charlene Donaghy charlene@charleneadonaghy.com

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