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Monday, November 13, 2017


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Submissions are now being accepted for Arizona Theatre Company’s (David
Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) 2018 National Latino Playwriting

The award is open to all Latino playwrights living in the United States, its
territories or Mexico. Scripts will be read and evaluated by a culturally diverse panel of
theatre artists. Finalists will be judged by ATC artistic staff and the winner will be
notified by Aug. 1, 2018.

Submission procedures:
• Submit a single script via U.S. mail.
Scripts must be postmarked by Nov. 15, 2017. Title page should include the
play’s title, author’s name and contact information including phone number,
mailing address and email.
• Include a cover letter of no more than one page describing the play’s
developmental history and how the play fits into the playwright’s broader career

Scripts may be in English, English and Spanish or only Spanish. Spanish language
and bi-lingual scripts must be accompanied by an English translation.

Plays must be unpublished, professionally unproduced and not currently under
option at the time of submission. Full-length and one-act plays on any subject will be
accepted. Minimum length is 50 pages.

The physical scripts become the property of Arizona Theatre Company and will
not be returned. Playwrights retain intellectual property rights and any rights to the play.

Manuscripts should be mailed to:
National Latino Playwriting Award
Attention: Elaine Romero, Playwright-in-Residence
Arizona Theatre Company
343 S. Scott Ave.
Tucson, Ave. 85701
For more information, contact Elaine Romero, ATC Playwright-in-Residence at
info@arizonatheatre.org. For more information about Arizona Theatre Company, visit

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