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Sunday, August 29, 2021

Three Rivers Theatre Company seeks faith based and/or family friendly plays

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Deadline: August 31, 2021
    Three Rivers Theatre Company, a non-profit community theatre, based in East Tennessee, has launched a somewhat different kind of playwrighting contest. It is one in which they are looking for faith-based or family-friendly plays.

  • Each playwright may only submit one (1) play for consideration.
  • All entries should be original, unpublished and previously unproduced material.
  • We are ONLY asking for faith-based and/or family-friendly dramas or comedies to be submitted.
  • Submissions should be properly formatted, full-length plays with an approximate running time of no more than two (2) hours.
  • Musicals will not be considered at this time.
  • A unit set is preferred (the entire play takes place in one location with minimal set changes).
  • Please limit the number of characters to eight (8) or less.
  • Number all pages of the script.
  • Scripts should be securely bound or stapled in the upper, left-hand corner.
  • Two (2) copies of the script must be submitted by U. S. mail ONLY (no digital entries will be considered.)
  • All entries must be postmarked by August 31, 2021.
  • Winners will be notified on or before October 15, 2021.
  • Be sure to include your contact information on the title page of the script (including name, telephone number, email and mailing addresses).
  • On the first page following the title page, please provide a one paragraph synopsis of the play followed by a list of all characters, with a brief character description.
  • Scripts will not be returned.
  • Submissions will be narrowed down to no more than ten (10) entries by the Three Rivers Theatre Company staff, with the final winners being selected by a committee of judges consisting of theatre and other professionals who possess a strong passion for playwrighting and original works. (A complete list of judges will be posted on or before July 1, 2021.)
  • There is no entry fee.
Mail hard copy submissions to:
Three Rivers Theatre Company
820 Trenton Street
Harriman TN 37748

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