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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Sundog Theatre is seeking one-act plays for "Scenes from the Staten Island Ferry 2017"

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For Sundog Theatre's 15th annual presentation of original, short
one-act plays about our favorite boats, the Staten Island Ferries.
(No submission fee)


--Submit original plays not previously produced or published, with a signed note affirming that.

--Plays should be 15-25 minutes long and have their setting on the Staten Island Ferry. Plays should be at least 15 pages long.

--Plays should be contemporary, involve 2-3 characters and require no special set pieces other than benches or railings found on the Ferry, limited and easily accessible props,
and no special sound/lighting needs.

--Avoid overt and unnecessary sexual/violence situations and overly offensive language since we cater to a broad audience.

--No musicals, long monologues, poetry, or verse - plays are memorized by actors in a short time.

--As in life, humor is good.

IMPORTANT: It is Sundog's 15th anniversary.  Please incorporate the number 15 into your play in some way.

Remuneration: Six authors will receive $100 each and be produced in our series of five March 2017 performances in Staten Island.

NO FEE to submit.


--Please send two copies, bound or stapled, blind submission (removable cover page with title, author and contacts) to
Sundog Theatre,
"Scenes 2017" PO Box 183, Staten Island, NY 10301

--Submissions should include brief synopsis,
70-word bio and also resume of writer.

--Should be postmarked from now until no later than
December 31, 2016.

Deadline extended to January 15, 2017

--Do not submit plays electronically.

--Questions: ferry@sundogtheatre.org
Susan Fenley, Producer

Notification: Playwrights of selected plays will be contacted directly and their names listed on Sundog's website early 2017. Please do not contact Sundog to see whether or not we are using your play.

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