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Thursday, February 16, 2023

OnyxFest 2023 seeks one-act plays


Deadline: March 10, 2023

Thank you for your interest in OnyxFest 2023 - the first and only Indiana theater festival exclusively for African American playwrights. Entries must be original one-act plays - between 45 minutes and an hour in length. There may be no more than six characters per cast. The plays must be produced for the first time during our event.

The scope of OnyxFest subject matter is broad. It is recommended that writers avoid stereotypes, degrading or disrespectful portrayals of Black life and culture, and gratuitous violence or sexual content.

Scripts will be accepted for consideration up to midnight Friday, March 10, 2023. Winners will be notified by the first week of April. We will also communicate with those not chosen. If you have any questions please contact us at 317.457.8779.

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