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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Cut to the Chase one-act play festival


Deadline: February 22, 2024
Or they receive 400 plays


Submissions are now open for the 21st Cut to the Chase one-act play festival, presented by The Artistic Home Studio. A staple of Chicago’s theater community for over two decades, Cut to the Chase presents six new plays, showcasing moment-to-moment acting in an intimate theater space.

This year’s Cut to the Chase will celebrate the theme: face to face. 

 Performances will take place May 2 - May 5, 2024 at The Den Theatre in Chicago.

Play Submission Should Meet The Following Requirements:

- One-act plays of no more than 12 minutes 

- Previously unproduced in Chicago

- Writers are asked to send only one play, choosing their most  appropriate script for this festival

- Writers are encouraged to submit plays that generally fit this year’s theme: face to face

- Plays will be chosen in part on their ability to provide a range of voices and an opportunity for showcasing a diverse cast

- Please include play title and playwright’s name on the script

Submission Deadline: February 22, 2024

(A maximum of 400 plays will be read.)

Send PDF submissions or questions to: CTTCplays@gmail.com

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