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
Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop (Fallsburg | NY)

2022 SCDW 10 Minute Play Festival

The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop is calling for original plays to be presented at the Rivoli Theatre June 10, 2022 through June 19, 2022.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
2 / 13 / 2022

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Opportunity
StageWrite

StageWrite accepting submissions for Bedford’s new writing festival

StageWrite is Bedford’s only New Writing Festival and they are currently receiving submissions for their next StageWrite Festival, taking place in Bedford in March 2022. The festival is aimed at new and emerging playwrights who would like the opportunity to see their work realised in front of a live audience and engage in a Q&A with the audience, director and writers. Previous plays have gone on to full production at Bedfringe and Reading Fringe Festival. StageWrite is free to enter and is run on a voluntary basis by LifeBox Theatre Ltd and No Loss Productions in conjunction with The Place Bedford.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Must be a UK resident.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
1 / 13 / 2021

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Opportunity
Penobscot Theatre Company

Penobscot Theatre Company Submissions

We accept plays about Maine and our region at any time.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email

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