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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Desde el Puente 2nd Annual One Act Play Festival

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Calling all Latinx Playwrights for submitting works to Desde El Puente, the 2nd annual production of Raíces Theatre Company’s one act play festival. Desde El Puente honors the memory of Rafael Pérez, a leader in Western New York’s Latino community, and recognizes the bridge that needs to be crossed for Latino works to be celebrated by the wider world. Ten plays will be chosen for a 3 weekend run starting May 26th, 2017 and closing June 11th, 2017 in Buffalo, NY.

Please read our submissions guidelines carefully. Submissions that do not follow our guidelines will not be considered.

Playwrights: May submit a maximum of 2 one act plays, each no longer than 10 minutes. If you find yourselves with more than 10 pages on hand, please read it aloud and time it. All plays must have a cast no larger than 6 characters and minimal set requirements as there is no time for elaborate set changes. All plays must deal with subject matter that relates to the Latino culture. If selected your play will be cast, produced and directed by Raíces Theatre Company. All selected plays will run every night. Selected plays will receive a $20 royalty.

Please email your submissions to play to raicessubmissions@gmail.com in standard format DOC, DOCX or PDF. 

Subject line should have your name and title of the play. 

Body of email should contain your contact information (name, mailing address, telephone number and email)

Deadlines: All submissions must have arrived before Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. 

An email confirmation will be sent to you when we receive your play. If we select your play for the festival we will notify you no later than Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. Please note that plays will be read as they come so the earlier you submit your play the better, once we have 10 that we like we reserve the right to close the submissions before the dateline.

We look forward to reading your work!

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