Opportunities

For years, busy playwrights have relied on the Playwrights’ Center for our extensive, robust, continually updated collection of playwriting opportunities. This database of opportunities is updated almost every day and contains information on contests, theaters looking for scripts, publication opportunities, fellowships, and more.

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Opportunities

Opportunity
12 Peers Theater

2016 New Play Podcast Series

12 Peers Theater is accepting unsolicited submissions of new full-length plays to be recorded and released monthly on a podcast about and featuring new plays.
Fee: 
None
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
6 / 15 / 2015

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Opportunity
Castillo Theatre

Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Play Contest 2016

Seeking politically progressive plays that: look at social and/or economic problems and challenges; explore possibilities of social transformation; and, reflect the concerns and interests of communities or which explore the importance of community.
Fee: 
None
Submission Method: 
Hard copy
Deadline: 
10 / 1 / 2016

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Opportunity
Rising Sage Theatre

Visiting Playwright Series

Rising Sage Theatre is accepting full-length play submissions for our Visiting Playwright Series show (September 5th-19th). This is an opportunity for a playwright to have their original play (not previously produced) showcased by a theatre company known for "pushing the envelope."
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
4 / 30 / 2015

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