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
Dean Productions Theatre Company (Los Angeles | CA)

Premiere the Play, The Podcast

We are seeking play submissions to be considered for our Spring season of Premiere the Play, a podcast featuring dramatic readings of new stage plays. Selected plays will be cast, rehearsed, and recorded; the recordings will only be used on the podcast and for promotional purposes.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights.
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
10 / 23 / 2020

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Opportunity
The Big Break (Orange County | CA)

Call for 10-Minute Plays

The Big Break is seeking 10-minute play submissions to be considered for their curated festival of eight short one act plays. Selected plays will be directed by a SAG professional and be performed by The Big Break's repertory of actors.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights.
Submission Method: 
Online

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Opportunity
Arizona Theatre Company

NATIONAL LATINX PLAYWRITING AWARD

Submissions for the 2021 National Latinx Playwriting Award are now open. Latinx playwrights residing in the United States, its territories or Mexico are encouraged to submit scripts for the award. Plays must be unpublished, unproduced, and not currently under option at the time of submission. Scripts may be in English, English and Spanish, or solely in Spanish. Full-length and one-act plays (minimum length: 50 pages) on any subject will be accepted.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all Latinx playwrights
Submission Method: 
Hard copy
Deadline: 
11 / 1 / 2020

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