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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

JETFest 2021

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Deadline: April 30th, 2020

$15 non-refundable submission fee. This fee will be waived (with hard copy submissions  for members of the Dramatists Guild and submissions by legitimate literary agents (not lawyers/attorneys/friends).


JET encourages all playwrights over 18 to submit their work. JET's main stage programming is wide-ranging, but JETFest selections generally reflect issues of social conscience and human rights both in drama and comedy. Use our past productions as a guide and if you have questions, contact us at 248-788-2900.

Entry must be a full-length original work or adaptation with a minimum running time of 85 minutes that has not been produced prior to the festival in 2020. Maximum cast size of 10. Staged readings/workshop productions are not disqualifying factors.


Submissions will be accepted January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM. (checked by postmark or time stamp).


Hard Copy: Submit a copy of your script, securely bound, typed in standard play format, with pages numbered. Include a list of characters/descriptions, scene breakdown, and a brief synopsis of your play. Your script should be accompanied by a cover letter, including playwright contact information (name, address, phone number, e-mail address) and playwright biography. Musicals must include a demo CD. If applicable, also submit a photocopy of your Dramatists Guild membership card.

 Email: Attache a PDF file of your script, and a second PDF file that includes character list/descriptions, scene breakdown, brief synopsis, playwright bio, and contact information. Email to: C.Bremer@jettheatre.org by 11:59 pm, April 30, 2020.

Please note that entries that do not comply with our guidelines will not be accepted. If you would like acknowledgement of receipt please attach a self addressed stamped postcard.


The playwright gives the JET Theatre permission to photocopy scripts for reading/production purposes. Should your script be selected as one of the finalists, you are encouraged to attend the readings and talk backs. Finalists must acknowledge JET if/when the script is published


Each of the four finalists will receive a $250 honorarium. No other expenses will be paid.


Each entry is guaranteed a minimum of 2 evaluations. The committee narrows down the entries to 15 – 20, which are read by the entire committee who then select the finalists.


Finalists will be notified no later than December 31, 2020.



JET Theatre
1124 E. West Maple Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390






The Playwright/Submitter agrees (by submission) to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the JET Theatre, its Adjudicators, Board of Directors and volunteers from any and all damages, liability, and claims, arising from the submission, production or elimination/disqualification of their submitted work.

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