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Sunday, April 10, 2022

Veterans Repertory Theater (VetRep) seeks full-length plays from veterans

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Deadline: July 3, 2022 

Veterans Repertory Theater (VetRep) is launching a full-length play competition for playwrights
who meet one of the following criteria:
  • current or former US military, law enforcement, fire, EMS, foreign service, or intelligence service veteran
  • immediate family member of a current or former military, law enforcement, fire, EMS, foreign service or intelligence service veteran (“immediate family member” means: parents, siblings, children and spouse.)
Submissions should be emailed in PDF format to info@vetrep.org 

OR via the submission portal
on the VetRep website at: https://vetrep.org/submissions/

If emailing, submission must include the veteran/immediate family member status of the playwright in the body of the email.

Plays:
  • Must be a full-length, completed play; Any genre/any subject matter; does not have to be related to veteran's service
  • Must not be a musical, screenplay, one-act, children’s play, adaptation, translation, or fan fiction play
  • Must be the entrant’s own original work and cannot be co-authored
  • Must be typed in the English language
  • Must not have been previously produced or published. (Plays that have had a workshop, reading, or non-professional production are permitted).
  • Must not be under option, commissioned, or scheduled for professional production or publication at the time of submission
  • •Must not violate the intellectual property rights of any third party
Playwrights may submit more than one play

Winners and finalists will be notified via email no later than December 31, 2022. 
(Note: We will make every effort to have results back to submitters ASAP, however, in order to ensure fair treatment of each submission and to plan for any contingencies which may arise, we are
providing a worst-case scenario for our timeline).

There is no participation or submission fee.
There is no guarantee that winners’ or finalists’ work will be produced by VetRep.

The competition winner:
  • Will receive a $10,000 grant.
  • Will receive feedback from panel of judges.
  • May be invited to join the VetRep Playwrighting Resident Artists where Winner will have the opportunity to submit plays for commissioning and production at VetRep.
  • Will win a one-year PSH Subscription (www.playsubmissionshelper.com).

The second-place finalist:
  • Will receive a $7,500 grant.
  • Will receive feedback from panel of judges.
  • May be invited to join the VetRep Playwrighting Resident Artists where finalist will have the opportunity to submit plays for commissioning and production at VetRep.
  • Will win a one-year PSH Subscription (www.playsubmissionshelper.com).

The third-place finalist:
  • Will receive a $5,000 grant.
  • Will receive feedback from panel of judges.
  • May be invited to join the VetRep Playwrighting Resident Artists where finalist will have the opportunity to submit plays for commissioning and production at VetRep.
  • Will win a one-year PSH Subscription (www.playsubmissionshelper.com).

The fourth-place through tenth-place finalists:
  • Will receive feedback from panel of judges.
  • May be invited to join the VetRep Playwrighting Resident Artists where finalists will have the opportunity to submit their plays for commissioning and production at VetRep.
  • Will win a one-year PSH Subscription (www.playsubmissionshelper.com).

Founded in February 2021 in Cornwall, NY, Veterans Repertory Theater (VetRep) is a creative
hub that brings talented veteran writers and professional New York-based artists under one roof
to create compelling live theater and events.

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