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Sunday, January 26, 2014

10 by 10 in the Triangle international festival of new 10-minute plays

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The 10 very best submitted plays will showcase on The ArtsCenter's Main-Stage Theater July 11-27, 2014

The Submissions:

-Please email new, original 10-minute plays with minimal set requirements to artscenterstage@artscenterlive.org.

-Plays that have had no prior productions or limited prior productions are preferred.

-Musical submissions with little or no accompaniment are accepted.

-Plays that have been published are not accepted.

-Monologues are not accepted.

Playwrights may submit up to 2 scripts.

Submit one email for each script. When submitting two scripts, two separate emails must be sent. Do not zip the files.

Email Contents:

-The subject line is the title of the play followed by the words "10 By 10 submission." (Example subject line: Fighint Mr. Right - 10 By 10 Submission.)

-The BODY of the email MUST include the title of the play and the playwright's contact information including playwright's name, mailing address, phone(s), and email.

-DO NOT attach contact information.

-Attach script in standard format (Courier or 12 pt font) in Word or PDF with cast and set requirements.

-There must be NO contact information on the script itself.

-Contact information found on a script will disqualify that play from consideration.

Submission Dates:

-January 6, 2014-January 31, 2014

-Plays will not be accepted before January 6, 2014.

-Plays will not be accepted after January 31, 2014, 5:00 PM EST.


We will notifiy the semi-finalists by email and will post those titles on our website.

We will notify the 10 finalists by email and will post those titles on our website.

We cannot respond to each individual playwright.

We will announce the final 10 plays by May 30, 2014.

The Award:

Playwrights receive and award of $100. Playwrights who attend our playwright gala on July 19, 2014 will also receive an additional $100 travel stipend.

The Space:

Our main-stage theatre is a 325-seat house with basic lighting and sound capabilities.

The Producer:

ArtsCenter Stage will provide directors, actors, designers, and technical crew for the festival. The directors will contact the playwrights at the beginning of the rehearsal process. For more information about The ArtsCenter, please visit our website: www.artscenterlive.org.

The Dates:

July 11-27, 2014, Fridays-Sundays, Playwright Gala Saturday, July 19, 2014.

The Production:

The ten plays will be presented together as an evening of theatre. All ten shows run each night and are performed by an ensemble of five men and five women. Participating playwrights are invited to attend the Playwrights Gala on July 19, 2014 which includes an overnight stay at a local hotel.

If you have questions, please contact Jeri Lynn Schulke at artscenterstage@artscenterlive.org

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