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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

CATastrophe 10-minute Play Festival


Deadline: July 1, 2024
Or until 200 plays received

Welcome to the CATastrophe Play Festival! We're thrilled to invite you to submit your short play for consideration.

The festival theme requires the inclusion of a cat in some form. We're seeking plays that are dramatic, absurd, comedic, or any combination of all three.

Submission Guidelines:

Plays must include a cat in the background, as a character, on the cover, or through another reference.

All plays must have a single author.

Each playwright may submit up to two plays.

Maximum length: 10 pages.

Maximum cast size: 4 actors.

No sound or visual requirements.

Plays already produced are acceptable.

Submission Process:

Mail your printed script(s) to:

Pan Theater
3871 Piedmont Avenue #323
Oakland, CA 94611

Include a reading copy for each major character in the play, along with a cover letter containing your contact information and a brief synopsis of the play(s).

Submissions must be postmarked by July 1st.

Submissions Accepted, until 200 plays received.


All winning playwrights will receive a $100 prize.

Winning playwrights agree to up to 4 performances of their play.

Recordings of winning plays may be posted to social media with playwrights' consent.

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: July 1st, 2024

Notification of Acceptance: July 30th, 2024

Festival Dates: Tentatively scheduled for October 2024

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