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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Wordsmyth Theater Company is accepting plays for its 2014 New Play Reading Series

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Wordsmyth Theater Company is accepting plays for its 2014 New Play Reading Series. We will select 6 plays to be read throughout the year. There will be one slot reserved for a Houston playwright, another for a bilingual play.

Submissions must meet the following criteria:
1. Play must not have been produced.
2. Play must not have had a public reading in the Houston area.
3. Submission must be received on or before June 30, 2013.
4. Submission must be a minimum of 40 pages long and have a minimum run time of 40 minutes.
5. Submission must be in .doc, .pdf or .rtf format.
6. There should be no playwright identifiers anywhere on the script.
7. Only one play per playwright per submission period.
8. No musicals, children's plays, or one-person plays.

While you are welcome to submit a play that has been submitted to Wordsmyth in the past, we highly recommend you send a different play unless the previous script has undergone significant rewrites.

To submit, please go to www.wordsmyththeater.org and follow the instructions.

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Wordsmyth Theater Company is a Houston, TX based playwright’s theater dedicated to the development of new theatrical works from formative stages through full production. Through workshops and readings of plays with directors, dramaturgy and performers at various stages, as well as through lectures, seminars, classes and web resources, Wordsmyth aims to provide the playwright with a wide range of assistance in realizing their artistic vision.

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