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Saturday, February 25, 2023

The Gulfport Community Players 2023 Summer One Acts Competition


Deadline: March 15, 2023

The Gulfport Community Players is accepting submissions for the Summer 2023 One-Acts. Established in July 2000, the Summer One-Acts is the longest-running one-act competition in the Tampa Bay Area. We accept submissions from authors who reside in the United States of America. We read all plays that are correctly submitted. Entries are judged anonymously on their literary content.
  • Running time 5 to 15 minutes maximum
  • New and never produced in the Tampa Bay Florida area
  • No adaptations, children's plays, or monologues
  • Family-friendly, no nudity or foul language
  • Cast size 8 maximum
  • Simple staging and set pieces
  • You can submit up to three plays
  • No entry fees
MAILING GUIDELINES: include a cover letter with author's contact information, telephone, mailing address and email. Refrain from including a resume. 

Entries are judged anonymously. 

You should include 2 copies of the play and eliminate any author information from all script pages. 

Include the number of characters, character breakdown, and synopsis of the play on the first page. 

Please use ONLY paper clips. Don't use staples, binders, or folders.

MAIL TO: Gulfport Community Players, 1619 49th St S, Gulfport FL 33707.

lease use regular US Mail. Don't send certified mail or signature required.

Stipend of $50 will be paid for any one act that we produce

All applicants will be notified of decisions by April 15, 2023

Plays will be presented July 13-23 at the Hickman Theater of Gulfport

Audiencemembers vote for their favorites

Awards are presented in August 2023

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