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Friday, July 23, 2021

Two Strikes Theatre Collective Brown Sugar Bake-Off seeks 10-minute plays

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Deadline: September 3, 2021

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHTM5NKBY8Ct0lLj_S4U5dw

Submit via Google Forms: https://forms.gle/D1bjo4XkeXTvdPT38

If by email, format of the script: PDF, with playwright contact information removed (Blind Submission)

The length of plays wanted: 10-minute
Eligibility: Black women and Black non-binary persons
 
Playwright can submit more than one play
Submitters will be notified by email in mid-September

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

A-TIPICO 2: LATINX NEW PLAY FESTIVAL

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Deadline: July 20, 2021
(Please note that Teatro Chelsea will only be accepting the first 100 submissions)

Chelsea Massachusetts

Teatro Chelsea is now taking submissions for the Second A-Tipico Latinx New Play Festival, taking place October 20–23, 2021 in-person at the Chelsea Theatre Works Blackbox.

Teatro Chelsea is soliciting submissions of plays by Latinx playwrights for their A-Tipico New Play Festival. We encourage local, national and international artists to submit full-length plays during our open submission process. 

A-Típico was born out of a desire to see a more diverse set of stories told about our Latinx communities. It is a place to foster Latinx playwrights and spotlight those stories that so often go untold. In this upcoming iteration of the festival we want to highlight a variety of plays, including stories about and by Afro-Latines, indigenous Latines, and queer Latines. 

Following the submission process, Teatro Chelsea will select four plays to receive staged readings in the festival. Three of the selected plays will be presented in-person at the Chelsea Theatreworks Blackbox and one play will be presented virtually via Zoom.

Their selection will be vetted by Teatro Chelsea’s creative team and the final scripts will be considered for a full production in the Spring 2022 or 2023 season.

If selected, this opportunity will pay a stipend of $250.

Qualifications

The works submitted must meet the following criteria:

--The playwright must be 18 years of age.

--The play must not have had a professional production, or be scheduled to have a professional production, prior to June 1, 2022. A professional production means a fully staged production with a full rehearsal process and all of the theatrical elements traditionally expected are present.

--We are seeking to develop plays of all shapes and sizes; however, we are prioritizing full-length plays. One acts, Solo pieces, theatre for young audience pieces will still be accepted and put under consideration.

--We accept both original and adapted works, provided that the rights to any material not in the public domain have been granted.

--Playwrights interested in submitting a play for consideration in the A-Tipico Festival should send the following to Teatro Chelsea between June 15, 2021 – July 20, 2021. Email submissions should be sent to: tc@teatrochelsea.com

A-Tipico New Play Festival Submission

In your submission please provide the following:

--Your contact information – First/Last Name, Email, Phone Number

--Title of the play

--Character breakdown and description

--Time and place of the play

--A short one-paragraph synopsis of the play

--A PDF of your play.

Selection Process

--We will solicit the help of volunteer readers to read the submitted scripts. These readers may include but are not limited to the following: Teatro Chelsea’s Artistic Team, actors in previous Teatro productions, industry playwrights, local Chelsea arts advocates and other industry professionals.

--There will be one round of reading for outside readers and each reader will read between 5 and 10 scripts. There will be a second round of reading of a short listed selection of submissions. A final third round of reading will be done by Teatro’s Artistic Team in order to select the finalists from a short-list of scripts that have been evaluated in rounds one and two of reading.

--The reading of scripts will take place over a one month period and the four scripts will be chosen no later than the end of August 2021.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

PlayZoomers Seek Script Submissions

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Deadline: August 31, 2021

PlayZoomers, Inc., a leading U.S. online theater company, is seeking scriptssuitable for Zoom productions, for our upcoming season beginning January 2022. We produce live, monthly performances, featuring plays of different genres and lengths, with cast sizes ranging from 2 - 20. We are pleased to work closely with playwrights to adapt their work to a digital platform while reaching a new audience. Visit our website at www.playzoomers.org.

With 55 plays professionally produced virtually in 2021, and with the involvement of over 150 playwrights, directors, designers, and actors, PlayZoomers has become the leading nonprofit theater company for online productions, with an international community. We welcome theatre artists andaudience members of all ages, genders, and backgrounds.

We are looking for plays of any genre and length (ten-minute, one-acts, and full-length) that is suitable for Zoom productions. Playwrights receive a small stipend for their work if selected.

Send your script to playzoomers@gmail.com. The deadline for this round ofsubmissions is August 31, 2021.

On the first page, please include the title, author, estimated run time, and contact info. On the next page, please include a logline/brief plot summary and a detailed character breakdown, well as any production history (plays donot need to be new) and a short playwright bio.

Please format your script according to guidelines conceived by playwright Sam Graber. Guidelines can be found at https://samgraber.com/2014/12/08/how-to-format-your-script/

At the end of the script, please describe production details, such as sets,costumes, props, music, and sound effects.

We will acknowledge your script submission but will only reach out to those whohave been selected to move on to the next step.

Monday, July 12, 2021

Lost and Found Theatre New Works series open

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Deadline: July 31, 2021

In the pursuit of creating platforms for emerging artists and unique pieces, Lost and Found Theatre is thrilled to announce our new works series. Each month, a team of professional actors, directors, and designers across all backgrounds and locations will come together to tell new stories through the medium of virtual theatre. We will be in close collaboration with each artist and playwright, allowing for opportunities to develop the work further during their time with us on the digital stage.

Over the past year, virtual production has been a crucial way to keep the arts alive, connecting artists from around the world in acts of grief, healing, and storytelling. With live productions resuming in theatres, this medium now presents an exciting opportunity as a testing bed for experimenting with new works written for both stage and screen.

Submissions are now open for scripts of all lengths and genres! If you’d like to see your piece produced by LAFT during this exciting new season, submit through the Google Form here on our website.

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Tiger's Heart Players seeks new work

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Submissions on a rolling basis - no deadline

WE ARE NOW SEEKING SHORT WORKS—10 TO 25 PAGES - OR UP TO 25 PAGES+-FROM A LONGER WORK

(to be read in full, in installments)

Multiple Submissions are fine. Response time is usually swift—within a couple of weeks.

NOTE: Tiger’s Heart Payers does NOT cast your play for a Reading, but we will be more than happy to assist.

(Production is an entirely different matter.)

We are especially interested in work from Women, Outliars of all description, and Playwrights & Actors around the globe!

Submit @ Tigersheartplayers@gmail.com.

PDF or Word Accepted

Lab Sessions are posted each weekend on our Facebook Page @ Tiger’s Heart Players

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Proud Haddock is looking for plays with one or two characters only

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Deadline: July 1, 2021

Proud Haddock is looking for playwrights from all ages and backgrounds to send scripts of plays with ONE or TWO characters only.

We are seeking for bold, brilliant, relevant and innovative stories suitable to be filmed in a theatrical space and streamed online.

How to apply: Scripts can be submitted by email to anna@proudhaddock.com in doc or pdf format. Please note that the high volume of scripts submitted means it may take up to three months to respond to your submission.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Equity Library Theater of New York Summer 2021 Virtual Play Festival

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Deadline: August 30, 2021

Submissions are now being accepted for the Equity Library Theater of New York Summer 2021 Virtual Play Festival. Seeking short plays (no more than 15 pp/minutes), from playwrights from across the globe. Also seeking monologues (no more than 4pp/minutes). Musicals welcome! 

We post your YouTube link of the performance to the festival site for voting. One submission per playwright. No submission fee. 

Please include name, address, telephone number and email address on your submission. We do not produce your work, we provide a venue for you to present actors performing your play. 

There are no costs involved for anyone. Seeking actors and directors, too! 

Monday, May 10, 2021

Powerstories Theatre Inaugural Voices of Youth Festival seeks original full-length plays and short works

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Deadline: May 15, 2021

A $10 fee applies and we offer scholarships to waive the fee (select "need a scholarship" in the submission form.

Plays in-theatre open to all Florida children and teens ages 8-18, virtual showcase shorter works open to all 

Complete registration form on https://powerstories.com/voices-of-youth-theatre-festival and submit play to Fran@powerstories.com as PDF

A $10 fee applies and we offer scholarships to waive the fee

We are seeking original full-length plays for in-theatre and we seeking shorter original works of scenes, monologues, spoken word, song, dance with original music for a virtual showcase

The length of plays wanted is 45-90 minutes
The length of shorter works is 5-7 minutes

Artist will have option of full production or staged reading


Playwright may submit more than one play, but new fee applies

Play cannot be produced three months before or after festival

Submitters will be notified about their submission on May 30 by email, on our website, and on Facebook

Playwright will self-produce; however, if director is needed, we will help you find one


On July 19 – August 1, we will highlight ten plays that feature young performers. For play submission, we are open to all subjects, and special consideration is given to plays that present diverse casting. If you have a concept in mind but aren’t comfortable directing your work, do not let that hold you back from submitting. We will find a director for you.

Plays should have had no professional production in the Tampa Bay area before submission or, if accepted, have professional production scheduled within three months of debut with the Voices of Youth Theatre Festival. (If the play has had a workshop production, please include this information in your application.)

For our virtual showcase of shorter performance pieces (written for monologues, scenes, and spoken word artists) we are open to all subjects. For singers and dancers, music must be original and family-friendly. If you don’t fall into any of these categories, but still have a piece that you want to present, please submit your registration under “Other.” We’re excited to see something we haven’t thought of before or that is brand new to the performing arts.

Now, more than ever, we know it is our responsibility to give young artists a voice, a safe and creative outlet for self-expression. We look forward to your submission.

FOR ARTISTS: A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS BY MAY 15, 2021

Powerstories Theatre is seeking submissions for the Inaugural Voices of Youth Theatre Festival scheduled for July 16 to August 1, 2021. Submissions are due by May 15, 2021. All submissions will be reviewed by an artistic committee, and selections will be announced by May 30, 2021 or sooner. The overall quality and development of the submission will be the main criteria for selection. Registration is $10.00. However, if a scholarship is needed for the entry fee, please don’t hesitate to ask. If accepted into the festival, parent, guardian, or educator must provide approval, if under 18 years of age. Teachers may collect submissions and submit on behalf of their students.

Each young playwright will be responsible for casting, directing, mounting the show in the theatre, and if applicable for pre-recorded submissions, recording the show via Zoom or other means, and editing for submission to the festival. If an artist would appreciate assistance from a local director, Powerstories will match the artists with an experienced director.

For in-theatre productions, Powerstories Theatre will provide our stage for final performances, rehearsal time, technical assistance, marketing, box office assistance, high-quality live-streaming, and a copy of the live stream video. However, each playwright is responsible for all design elements, supplies and construction for any minimal and necessary set pieces, props, costumes, and miscellaneous items for their production.

Examples of submissions include the following:
Original Play Submissions:
  • Your own original play presented as either a full production with a minimal set or a staged reading performed in theatre with or without a small socially-distanced audience or a pre-recorded performance using digital platform provided by Powerstories
  • For a play, the ideal length is 45 to 90 minutes to allow for one full evening or matinee. Other lengths will be considered. For a play, six performers maximum on stage, if selecting to use the theatre. No limit on the number of characters if producing digitally. Playwrights must be willing to have in-theatre performance live-streamed.
  • Each play production will receive one matinee or evening to present.

Shorter Original Work Submissions:

Your own original work will be performed live in our virtual festival showcase. The maximum length of the performance is 5-7 minutes and one minimum length for the following:
  • Original Scene – Performed live virtually in talent showcase using digital platform provided by Powerstories
  • Original Monologue – Performed live virtually in talent showcase using digital platform provided by Powerstories
  • Original Spoken Word – Performed live virtually in talent showcase using digital platform provided by Powerstories
  • Original Song – Performed live virtually in talent showcase using digital platform provided by Powerstories
  • Original Dance – Created with original music, performed live virtually in talent showcase using digital platform provided by Powerstories
  • Other Original Works – Performed live virtually in talent showcase using digital platform provided by Powerstories

PLAY SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • New plays must be original.
  • Unless student is reimagining the concept to make his own idea, plays that copy the exact plotline of existing movies, TV series, and books will not be considered.
  • The play should tell a story using dialogue to show opening, action, and resolution. Play needs beginning, middle, and recognizable end.
  • The play should be set for a black box theatre with minimal set and limited set changes, if any
  • Cover sheet of play should have title, student’s name, parent/guardian’s telephone number and parent/guardian’s e-mail. The student’s information should not appear anywhere else in the script.
  • First page should provide name of characters and brief description of personality.
  • Please do not list the character’s physical looks and attributes. Actors portraying characters may not be able to match the identities.
  • Plays must be typed, pages numbered, and double-spaced.
  • Complete the registration form, including the fee or scholarship request, include the play or performance piece saved as a PDF file, and mail to fran@powerstories.com.

SHORTER WORK FESTIVAL REQUIREMENTS
Spoken word, scenes or monologue must be original.
Submissions must be typed, pages numbered, and double-spaced.
With completion of registration form and submission of fee or scholarship request, spoken word or monologue, should be saved as PDF file and/or video clip. Send entire script in PDF and/or video clip to Fran@powerstories.com.

Cover sheet of spoken word, scene, or monologue piece should have title, student’s name, parent/guardian’s telephone number and parent/guardian’s e-mail. The student’s information should not appear anywhere else in the submission.
Complete the registration form, including the fee or scholarship request, include the play or performance piece saved as a PDF file, and mail to fran@powerstories.com.
Song, dance, and other talent entries should be saved as video clips. Send video clip submissions to Fran@powerstories.com along with registration form, registration fee or scholarship request as submissions above.

ABOUT THE THEATRE
The theatre is a black box theatre with a 26 x 13 acting stage. We will provide artists with stage lighting, sound, projection options, and a list of stock set pieces that are available in our theatre. If you are bringing set pieces and props, they must fit in a small van for ease of moving in and out of the theatre. If selected, artists will receive more detailed technical information.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Black and Brown Theatre's All the Web's a Stage

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Deadline: May 16, 2021

Wanna write an original monologue for one of the actors from Black and Brown Theatre’s upcoming show “Superheroes in Disguise”? Please follow all of the directions below. Black and Brown Theatre is excited to introduce the newest actors for Black and Brown Theatre’s “All the Web’s a Stage”, a monologue series that gives the selection power to the actors! You can write an original monologue for any of the actors and they’ll pick their favorite to perform and record.

Here’s how:

1. Follow @bandbtheatre on Instagram to watch all 5 videos from the actors.
2. Listen to what the actors are looking for in a monologue to get inspiration.
3. Send an email to blackandbrowntheatre@gmail.com with the name of the actor and “All the Web’s a Stage” in the subject line along with your original 1 minute monologue in the body of the email no later than May 16, 2021.

Actors will pick their favorite to record and perform by May 23, 2021. The selected monologues will be posted to Black and Brown Theatre’s social media. Make sure to use the theme “superheroes” however you interpret that! 

Competition is open to writers of all ethnicities and writers may reside anywhere in the world. 

Submissions that do not meet all of the guidelines above may not be considered so please reread them carefully.


Thursday, April 29, 2021

Stellar’s Emerging Creators in Theatre Program

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Deadline: May 11, 2021 11:59pm PT

Application Form

Completed applications should be sent to emergingcreators@stellartickets.com


No cost to apply

Stellar’s Emerging Creators are a group of innovators seeking to develop new ways to present creative content in the streaming space. We are interested in hearing from you if you’re looking for a shot to break through to the next level as a creator and build an audience for your work. We’re especially interested in hearing from you if all of that is true and, for whatever reason, you haven’t yet gotten the shot that you need and deserve to prove what you can do.

While not requirements, the following are recommended for applicants:
  • You are an experienced theatre maker or organization with the demonstrated skills to produce a live event.
  • You have a fleshed-out concept, budget and basic plan for your online project.
  • You’ve got a good working knowledge of the technologies related to filming and producing an online show.
  • You have the rights to any material you’re proposing in your project.
Chosen applicants will get up to $50,000 in recoupable production credits and financial support* to produce the project described in the application. Though the creator will be primarily responsible for creating, marketing and broadcasting the show, Stellar will lend its support wherever possible to help make the show a success. Stellar will promote the show in its social media and PR outlets and through its Goldstar partnership and will work with the award winner to make sure the technical requirements are met for a successful online show.

  • Legal resident of the 50 United States and at least the age of majority in your state of residence (19 in NE and AL, 18 everywhere else). You may apply on behalf of an event organization so long as you are able to submit a Delegation of Authority form completed by a member of your organization’s leadership team. Download that form with the application 
  • Chosen applicants will get up to $50,000 in recoupable production credits and financial support* to produce the project described in the application. Though the creator will be primarily responsible for creating, marketing and broadcasting the show, Stellar will lend its support wherever possible to help make the show a success. Stellar will promote the show in its social media and PR outlets and through its Goldstar partnership and will work with the award winner to make sure the technical requirements are met for a successful online show.
  • If you are chosen you have to produce a show within an agreed-upon period of time, and of course, use any financial support or credits made available to you through this program solely for the production of that show. You are required to share financial and production information about the show with Stellar both during and after the run of the show.  You have to work with us to communicate to the world about your show and your talents. This will be once you are chosen, during the time you’re producing the show and for a period of time after the show is done. The goal will be to get the word out about you, your show and the Stellar Emerging Creators Award program, and if you win, we’ll expect you to help us do that with a small commitment of time.
  • The entries will be evaluated based on three things: the artistic merit of the proposed event concept as judged by us; the commercial potential as judged by us, particularly evaluating the potential revenue in light of the budget of the event; and finally the professional credibility of the applicant as being able to deliver the show described. We will have judges that are members of the Stellar team and outside participants who are professionals in the live entertainment industry as well. We will determine the amount awarded based on the budgetary needs of the show and the potential impact of additional funds.
  • The Creator shall own the show and show content, subject to a worldwide, exclusive license to Stellar to digitally transmit and stream the show and show content live and on-demand for a full calendar year beginning on the date of Creator’s acceptance of the Production Budget. The Creator shall be responsible for obtaining and furnishing to Stellar appropriate signed consents, licenses, and other agreements necessary for the performance, reproduction, exhibition, and use of the show and show content in all media, which be described in the Creator’s Production Agreement with Stellar. The Production Agreement may provide for further obligations to Stellar related to the Creator’s exploitation of the show and show content after the expiration of the license to Stellar.
  • The Creator will be responsible for producing the show, including sourcing and employing production services. Stellar will provide recommendations from its preferred partner network and will also help to promote the show to prospective ticket buyers.
  • If you are the sole owner of your show concept, apply as yourself. If you will share ownership of the show concept with an organization, especially an organization that employs you, apply on behalf of the organization and make sure to submit the Delegation of Authority form with your application.
 Feel free to ask us any clarifying questions at emergingcreators@stellartickets.com

*Stellar will award selected applicants financial support and production credits of up to $50,000. Some or all of this can be recoupable by Stellar through ticket sales, but regardless of the financial outcome, the award winner will not be obligated to pay any of the award back. After recoupment, all earnings from the show will also go to the award winner. Stellar will charge the “Essentials Plan” rate (or equivalent plan) for platform fees, designed to cover direct costs only (9.9% of ticket price). Any costs in the show above the award amount will be the creator’s responsibility, and if the creator does not create the show in an agreed time period, any financial support or credits given through the award would be owed by the creator to Stellar. 

Monday, April 26, 2021

Kitty Drama Productions is calling for play submissions for an online platform

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Kitty Drama Productions is calling for play submissions for an online platform. Can have scenes for two actors, if cast from the same area/household, but actors and director will rehearse and film from home. Please be innovative with setting, including place, on-camera/off-camera voices, car phone filming, and incorporate multimedia ideas (not required). 

If you have an existing script you feel could be adapted to this format, please submit with a note. 

If chosen, final product will be produced by Kitty Drama Productions. Please read more about our company at www.kittydrama.com or visit our Facebook page.

Please submit play as a Word Document to kittydrama68@gmail.com and include your name and contact phone number. Looking for running times between 60-90 minutes for the 2021-22 year.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Dramatic Question Theatre seeks one-page plays

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Deadline: rolling basis

Dramatic Question Theatre (DQT) presents DQTinis, the pandemic-born one-page play series, The series consists of original one-page plays presented via eblast every Friday. For the last 52 weeks, DQTinis have been exclusively (and impressively!) spearheaded by the Dramatic Question Theatre's member-playwrights, and now the opportunity is being opened up to playwrights far and wide!

Selected pieces will be presented via eblast to all DQT followers and the playwright can opt into our licensing initiative. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

TO SUBMIT: Send your one-page play accompanied by a bio and photo to dqtprogramming@gmail.com with the header “DQTini Submission: LAST NAME, FIRST NAME”.

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Teatro Milagro La Bici


Deadline: April 9, 2021

Show us what you’ve got! We are accepting stories, poems, drawings, songs- anything! All surrounding the central idea and humanities of La Bici, the bike. Story ideas can be simple, and require no full scenario, just a really good story idea that could be told, acted, danced, visually described, or sung. Compensation will go to the selected stories.

Have an interest in being a part of Milagro’s next project? WE WANT YOU! Introducing: LA BICI, an episodic video play series that focuses on different issues of bikes as they relate to safety, technology, community, infrastructure, advocacy, accessibility, environmentalism, repurposing, art, camping and road tripping, altars and ghost bikes. 

In this video series, viewers will follow La Bici, an old city bike, that will be repurposed, re-imagined and reused along the way. 

Show us what you’ve got! We are accepting stories, poems, drawings, songs- anything! All surrounding the central idea and humanities of La Bici, the bike. Story ideas can be simple, and require no full scenario, just a really good story idea that could be told, acted, danced, visually described, or sung. Compensation will go to the selected stories.

Got ideas? Send them to malan@milagro.org for consideration

Friday, March 19, 2021

Equity Library Theater of New York Winter 2021 Virtual Play Festival

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Deadline: April 15, 2021

Submissions are now being accepted for the Equity Library Theater of New York Winter 2021 Virtual Play Festival. Seeking short plays (no more than 15 pp/minutes), from playwrights from across the globe. Also seeking monologues (no more than 4pp/minutes). Musicals welcome! 

We post your YouTube link of the performance to the free festival site for voting by viewers. One submission per playwright. No submission fee. 

Please include name, address, telephone number and email address on your submission. We do not produce your work, we provide a venue for you to present actors performing your play. 
There are no costs involved for anyone. Seeking actors and directors, too! Deadline: April 15. 2021. Email: equitylibrarytheater@gmail.com.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Break A Leg Productions Hope Springs Eternal

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Deadline: March 15, 2021

Thank you for your interest in Break A Leg Productions!

Break A Leg is currently accepting submissions for our next video series “Hope Springs Eternal” to run Spring 2021.

Submissions should meet the following criteria–AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 15TH, 2021:
  • Must have two characters (no more than two and no monologues)
  • Single location (indoor, outdoor or zoom)
  • In person location must allow for characters to stay socially distant
  • Hopeful/Inspirational theme
  • Any subject matter EXCEPT covid/pandemic
  • MAX 5 pages
  • No characters under the age of 17
  • Mature characters encouraged
No animals

Submit via email to breakaleg.plays@gmail.com

Please include the play as a PDF file. You may also include a synopsis, a character breakdown, playwright’s bio, playwright’s writing resume, reviews, awards, and social media information if applicable as PDF attachments.

In the Subject of the email please put the title of the play and “HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL”.

By submitting your play, you grant Break A Leg Productions the right to cast, direct, videotape, and post your material, if selected as part of this series, to multiple digital platforms in perpetuity, without compensation or royalty.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Broadway Book Club seeks plays for livestream/podcast

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The Broadway Book Club is a livestream / podcast event that has a community of over 120 members that engage with and correspond about all things theatrical.

We are looking for play submissions to be read by our ensemble of actors as a way to celebrate theatre digitally and engage with community. We are only seeking full play submissions and will coordinate with the dramatist concerning the use and representation of their work. After conversations, your play (when selected) will be featured as one of our Plays of the Month, and a portion of the play will be live streamed for our followers to see and experience your work.

This is not yet a paid gig, but as we grow our followers and account, we plan on paying writers as early as next year for their selected plays. Should you know anyone who would want to invest and financially help our artists, please send them our way!! We look forward to your play submissions. If you have any questions email us at hello@ryco.org.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Apply to Read or Perform for our April 2021 Event: Treat Others as You Wish to be Treated

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Deadline: February 15, 2021

(the deadline might be incorrect on the Submittable form - the deadline is now February 15.)

Be a 1 minute TED Speaker/Performer!

TEDxAsburyPark is seeking Readings and Performances of one minute or less on the topic of “Treat Others as You Wish to be Treated”, aka “The Golden Rule”, which is a cornerstone of most world cultures, religions and creeds.

TEDxAsburyPark will showcase a community production of the best 30 readings/performances for a LIVE virtual audience on April 1, 2021.

Additionally, the playwright will have active involvement in the process. As a lab, our directed and rehearsed productions will involve the playwright, and all sessions, including the final production, will be recorded. Submissions should include a tight summary with character descriptions, a small cast, and a working script. The final production will be offered to a live online audience where we typically host 200-800 attendees to be followed by a panel discussion with the playwright, director and cast. The final production will be hosted on our YouTube channel, which has over 5 million views. 

If selected, the playwright will grant a limited use license of the recorded work to be hosted on Youtube, with links to our social media, and at our option, to be produced for a live audience by TEDxAsburyPark and its affiliates.

Sunday, February 7, 2021

Shellscrape Theatre Company Virtual Play Reading

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Deadline: February 12, 2021

Shellscrape Theatre Company seeks New Play Submissions for our upcoming Virtual Play Reading. Our goal for this virtual production is to assist the development of an unproduced work with an emerging playwright. Through this we hope to be able to provide logistical support, facilitate casting and provide exposure to our audience base.

The selected work will be staged virtually to be presented to a live audience in March of 2021 and a stipend of $100 will be paid to the playwright.

Submission Guidelines:

Must be previously unproduced

Stories from historically unheard perspectives including BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ are strongly encouraged

Maximum of 4 actors (doubling allowed if used to further the story)

Comedies, Dramas and Musicals welcome!

Please clearly label your submission email as follows, "Play Submission, Last Name"

Interested parties should email their selected work to shellscrapetheatre@gmail.com no later than February 12th. Unfortunately, any pieces received after this date and that do not adhere to the above guidelines will not be considered.

Sunday, January 31, 2021

Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance Student Directed 10-Minute Play Festival

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Deadline: February 5, 2021

Boone, NC, USA

Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is looking for ten-minute plays in a zoom setting to be performed by the directing class of Spring 2021. We are looking to find new playwrights who are interested in having their works produced in an academic setting for a 3000-level undergraduate class. There is no application fee. 
 
These plays will be performed and recorded via zoom and available on a password protected website to showcase the actor's and directors hard work in the academic setting. No royalties will be paid for this production, but playwrights are encouraged to register for the event if their script is chosen in order to see their produced work. 

10-minute plays 

Drama, comedy, tragedy, other 

Cast size: 2-3 

At least 50% female, non-binary, non-gender specific

Scripts written specifically for zoom (plays that have been adapted to this setting will be accepted.)

Plays selected will be produced by the undergraduate directing class via Zoomfor academic purposes. 

Plays will be recorded and available on a website for department students, faculty, staff, and friends and family of the directors and actors during the first week of May 2021. 

Playwrights' information will be displayed on the website. 

Access to the website will be free, but registration will be required. 

No royalties will be paid for the plays selected.

Send plays to appstate10minuteplays@gmail.com

Submit in .pdf format

Please include a title page with play title, casting break down, playwright'sname, contact information

Playwrights will be notified of selections in late March

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