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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Tales from the Brookside ~ TheatreWorks 10-Minute Play Festival


Deadline: March 30, 2024


2024 “Tales from the Brookside” TheatreWorks 10-Minute Play Festival August 20 – August 24, 2024
TheatreWorks in New Milford, CT is accepting submissions for our 2024 10-Minute Play Festival, “Tales from the Brookside.”

A total of twenty 10-minute plays will be accepted by our panel of judges from among those submitted.

TW Playwrights Workshop, held two Wednesday evenings each month, is available to help further development of your play. Please join our Facebook group, TW Playwrights Workshop Group | Facebook for meeting notifications. Our doors are open to everyone.

The twenty selected plays will be presented once on one of the first three performance dates (Tues. August 20, Wed. August 21, or Thur. August 22 at 8:00 PM.)

Two plays from each night will move into the semi-finals on Friday, August 23 at 8:00 PM. Four plays will be chosen from the semi-final performances for the finals on Saturday, August 24 at 8:00 PM.

CASH PRIZES will be awarded to the winners in each category (more to follow as we approach the event.)

Playwrights (or their representatives) are responsible for the production of their plays including DIRECTING, casting, rehearsals, props, etc. TheatreWorks New Milford will provide limited set pieces, lighting/sound, equipment, and the production staff.

Submissions MUST be received NO LATER THAN MARCH 30th, 2024 and typed in standard play- script format, and be no more than ten (10) pages in a font size no smaller than 12-point. Only plays with running times of ten (10) minutes or less will be eligible for prizes. Plays that run beyond 10 minutes may be subject to disqualification.

Submissions MUST include playwright contact info on the title page. Judging is based on a combination of the audience and a panel of judges.

Selectees will be notified BY June 30, 2024. Early submissions may receive early notification.

A maximum of two submissions per playwright will be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be a mandatory pre-production meeting for ALL playwrights and/or their representatives in mid-July 2024. An exact date will be announced when selections are final, and playwrights have been notified.

Additional questions can be sent to info@theatreworks.us or 860-350-6863.

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