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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Young Playwrights Festival 2024


Deadline: March 15, 2024

ELIGIBILITY: Playwrights must be 19 years or younger as of March 15, 2024 and reside or attend school in the US; co-authored plays are welcome provided all authors meet these eligibility requirements

 DEADLINE: Plays or musicals must be received or postmarked between January 9 and March 15, 2024

 FEES: There are no submission fees!

 CONTENT: We welcome original plays or musicals of any length or genre and on any subject

 LIMIT: Up to three plays per playwright or team - please complete a separate submission form for each piece

 FORMAT: All plays must have a title page and numbered pages

 NOTIFICATION: We will contact competition winners in April 2024

 PRIZE: Winning plays will be mentored, directed and performed by professional artists in July 2024

 SUBMIT ONLINE: Visit TheBlank.Submittable.com to create a FREE account and submit - please create a separate submission form for each play you'd like to send in

​SUBMIT BY MAIL: You may send printed scripts including a cover sheet to

Young Playwrights Festival

c/o The Blank Theatre

PO Box 1094

Hollywood, CA 90078

 Cover sheet must include the following:


Author(s) Full Name

Date of Birth

Age (as of March 15, 2024)

School Name (if applicable)

Teacher Name (if applicable)

Mailing Address (we send you mail!)


Phone Number

HAVE QUESTIONS? Contact us by email at YPFsubmissions@theblank.com​

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