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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Urban Stages seeks small cast plays

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A reading series focused on small-cast plays (4 characters or less) open to all playwrights.
  • We encourage subject matter on pressing and diverse social issues. 
  • We encourage a limited number of scenes and props as well as a simple set. 
  • Full-length ONLY.
  • National and International plays accepted but special attention will be given to playwrights living in and around New York. 

Submit play to:
Urban Stages
555 Eighth Avenue, RM 1800
New York, NY 10018

Email submissions will not be accepted. Write “Small Cast”  on envelope.

Full-length plays only:
- scripts must be firmly bound
- No changes or revisions accepted after submission
- No double-sided pages.

With your submission, please include:
- Biography and/or author’s history of the play
- Character breakdown
- Brief synopsis of the play.
- SASE (a small one for a response letter).

  • Play MAY HAVE BEEN developed elsewhere, BUT NEVER PRODUCED in New York City.
  • There is no limit to submission. Subject matter and character variations are open.
  • There is no submission fee.
  • It usually takes two to six months for us to read and process your script. We ask that you do not call or email our offices to inquire on the status of your play.
  • Plays from overseas and throughout the United States are accepted and considered. BUT special attention will be given to playwrights who live in or near New York.
  • We cannot accept ten-minute or one-act plays at this time. 
  • We recycle all plays after reading.

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