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Monday, March 14, 2016

American Stage seeks plays

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American Stage seeks to produce powerful and relevant professional live theatre. Part of our mission is to develop and present new works for the stage that speak to a contemporary audience in a fresh and compelling way.

Due to volume of submissions, our process for consideration is as follows:

Ten-page script samples will be accepted between January 30, 2016 and March 31, 2016.

Full scripts will be requested. Please do not send unsolicited full scripts.

Qualifications for Consideration:
American Stage will consider new plays that promote the exploration of socially-conscious themes relevant to our world today. Plays must be full-length in any genre: comedy, drama, musical, etc. Translations, collections of one-acts, children’s plays will not be considered. Plays should not have had a previous professional production in the state of Florida. Only one submission per playwright will be accepted each year.

Playwrights interested in submitting a script sample for consideration should include the following:
  • Playwrights full name
  • Contact information
  • A short bio
  • Title of the play
  • Character breakdown and description
  • Synopsis; and
  • A ten page sample of the play
Please mail submissions only between January 30, 2016 and March 31, 2016 to:

New Play Development
American Stage
PO Box 1560
St. Petersburg, FL 33731

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