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Monday, January 23, 2017


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Women In Theatre is looking for new, original and unpublished plays for our sixth Kauai Shorts Play Festival, which will be held at KCC, Friday, May 26th and Saturday, May 27th
Play must be new, original and unpublished. You must be the sole creator of the play and entitled to confer performance rights.

Submissions must be received by email by January 31st, 2017.
Playwrights must be at least 18 years old. One submission per playwright.

Maximum running time is 10 minutes. Less is fine.

Cast maximum is six. No characters under the age of sixteen.

All scripts must be submitted in 12 point Courier or Times New Roman as word or doc. File.

Do not put your name on the script itself, as submissions are judged blind.

No elaborate sets or scene changes.

Twenty plays will be selected by a committee with consideration to be produced. One play will be selected to receive an honorarium of $200.

All scripts should include a separate title page with the following information:
  • Name, address, phone and email address of playwright
  • Cast of Characters with descriptions
  • A brief synopsis
  • Numbered pages

Plays selected for production will be listed on this website.

If chosen you grant performance rights, royalty-free, to Women In Theatre for the Festival.

The play remains the sole property of the playwright.

Plays which are staged will be video taped for archival purposes and playwright will receive a copy.

Any submissions not adhering to these guidelines may be eliminated from consideration.

To submit a play, use the form online.

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