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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Celtic Calling Play Writing Competition

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Celtic Calling is now accepting submissions of original plays, vignettes, or one-acts, not to exceed thirty minutes, with a Celtic theme, to be performed during the weekend of the Fourth Annual Celtic Calling, March 1-3, 2019, at a location to be determined.

The deadline for submission is December 31, 2018, and the winning submission will be announced no later than January 15, 2018. A $100 stipend will be provided to the writer(s) of the winning entry.

  1. All proposals and scripts must be typewritten and emailed to CelticCallingCopperPintPlay@gmail.com by December 31, 2018, at 5:00pm. PDFs preferred. 
  2. Multiple submissions are permitted, as are collaborations between writers.
  3. The submission must be original, and the entrant must have the rights of performance and broadcast prior to submission. Celtic Calling will be granted exclusive rights of performance from the time of submission through March 31, 2019. Celtic Calling will be granted the right to permit the broadcast of the winning submissions, all or in part, in perpetuity.
  4. The play should not exceed thirty minutes. 
  5. The play must have at least two characters with speaking roles.
  6. Celtic Calling may charge for tickets to the performance, which will go to offset the costs of production of the play(s) and/or festival. 
  7. The submission must have a ‘Celtic’ theme, which is solely up to the interpretation of the reading committee.
  8. The play(s) will be selected by a committee, whose decisions are final, including the decision not to decide, should the entries not meet the requirements or other standards.  

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