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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Write Now call for Theater for Young Audiences (TYA) scripts

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Deadline July 31st
If you have a play in progress for young audiences (grades K-12), please consider submitting it to Write Now, a national workshop and gathering. Four finalists will receive cash prizes, a week-long workshop with TYA professionals, and a rehearsed reading of their scripts for the TYA community. Deadline is July 31st.

More information at www.writenow.co

There is no fee to enter a script.
  1. Manuscripts must be submitted electronically as editable digital files (no scans).
  2. Author’s name MUST NOT APPEAR in any manner on the manuscript, synopsis or cast list.
  3. Each submitting playwright must also complete and send an entry form electronically. All submissions MUST include a brief synopsis and a cast list. The synopsis should be no more than one page and should include:
       ~ list of unusual effects or technical requirements
      ~  list of characters noting age and sex, (and possible doublings).
  4. Supporting materials (reviews, publicity, etc.) SHOULD NOT accompany the submission.
  5. All submissions will be acknowledged via email.
  6. Playwrights whose work is being considered for full development (ie a potential finalist) will be asked to submit a brief history of the work and goals for the week of development. Subsequently, each playwright will be expected to confer with his/her director and dramaturg prior to casting.
  7. Submission deadline July 31, 2014. Late submissions will NOT be accepted. Winners will be contacted in December 2014.
  8. Submissions not following the guidelines will be considered ineligible.

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