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
Truckee Community Theater (Truckee | CA)

Truckee Community Theater 10 Minute Play Festival

Truckee Community Theater seeks 10 minute plays for the 10 minute play festival slated for March 2021. Plays should be rated G to PG-13 and in English or Spanish.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
11 / 30 / 2020

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Opportunity
BBC Audio (London | England)

BBC Studios Audio recruiting Staff Writer

The BBC is looking for a writer who is at the start of a promising career in writing comedy to join them as a staff writer.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all writers available for London based position
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
11 / 30 / 2020

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Opportunity
Tablespoon Theatre Company (Glasgow | Scotland)

Proposals for Pot Luck Festival: Online Edition

Tablespoon Theatre seeks proposals for the Pot Luck Festival: Online Edition. The theme for this year’s Potluck is PERIPHERAL. Artists are encouraged to submit proposals ranging from fully formed scripts to fledgling ideas. Selected writers will be supported in creating a piece of digital performance by collaborating with performers, directors/co-directors, and other creatives.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
12 / 10 / 2020

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