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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Badass Theatre Company is now requesting submissions from playwrights

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Badass Theatre Company is now requesting submissions from playwrights for our second annual 9 x 9 short play festival to be presented in June 2014! 

We will choose 9 new plays to present as a fundraiser for our company. Please see the guidelines below for submission information.

This year's prompt is: Tolerance/Intolerance

“In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher." - Dalai Lama 

“I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.” -Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“It's not about whether or not someone is a bigot, but whether or not the argument which that someone is arguing is worth being a bigot about.” - Criss Jami

“No man can truly embrace the practice of tolerance until you have lived a day in a bra with a broken underwire." - Adrienne Flagg, Badass Theatre member

  • It must be a previously unproduced original work that incorporates, or is inspired by, the prompt. 
  • It is advised to remember our mission: Our mission is to engage diverse artists and audiences in new and inclusive stories in order to expand the boundaries of mainstream theatre to accurately reflect the many voices of our community.
  • The play must be no more than 9 minutes long
  • No more than four characters/ four performers
  • Limit technical needs. 
  • Blank stage or one table and two chairs are available.
  • Submissions must be sent no later than April 19
  • Files must be sent as PDF or word.  They must be named with the title of the play, underscore, your name, underscore 2014. TheTempest_Shakepeare_2014
  • Please put the title name in the subject line of your email submission.
  • Include a one paragraph bio along with any of your links.
  • Only one submission per playwright please

All submissions will be read by a panel of BTC Artistic Associates and the 9 plays selected will be announced in mid May 2014.

The 9 x 9 Night is an annual, all volunteer fundraising event in support of BTC’s season.

Please send submissions to the attention of Adrienne Flagg at badass9x9@gmail.com

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