Play Submission 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.

The opportunities board is a benefit of Playwrights’ Center membership. If you want access to hundreds of opportunities like the ones you see below—as well as a host of other benefits—become a member today!

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Opportunities

Opportunity
Segora International Writing Competitions (Deux-Sèvres | France)

Segora One-Act Play Competition

There will be a rehearsed reading of winning play at Segora Presentation event, 14th Sept. First prize £150, second prize £50 or equivalent in Euro. Maximum running time: 35 minutes
Fee: 
£12 or 13.50€ to submit
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email
Hard copy
Deadline: 
6 / 15 / 2019

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Opportunity
Elemental Women Productions (New York | NY)

Seeking scripts

Seeking plays 45 minutes-1 hour 15 minutes in length. Plays will first be chosen as readings and then moved to full production dependent on audience response. Playwright will NOT be self-producing.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights - Female/female identifying playwrights preferred
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
6 / 1 / 2019

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Opportunity
The Village Playwrights (New York | NY)

Riot and Revolution: Seeking 10-min plays for staged reading

The Village Playwrights announce a call for submissions for Riot and Revolution, staged readings of short plays to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion and celebrate Gay Pride on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 7 to 9 pm at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC. Plays must be about the Stonewall Rebellion, the Stonewall era (1960s) and/or the legacy of the Stonewall Rebellion. You must produce the reading of your own play including casting and a minimum of 2 hours rehearsal.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to playwrights in Metro New York area
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
5 / 27 / 2019

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