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
International Talent Club (US and Canada)

BALKAN REGIONAL PLAYWRIGHTS CONTEST CHILDREN’S DRAMA 2017

The International Talent Club, Canada, Independent Playwrights Association, Canada, the Art Education Support Foundation, Canada and ITC ARTTOS, Bulgaria in cooperation with International Festival for Children’s Performances “The Magic Curtain” (member of ASSITEJ - International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People); are pleased to announce the Balkan Regional Playwrights Contest for Children’s Drama 2017.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
4 / 10 / 2017

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Opportunity
The Cutting Ball Theatre (San Francisco | CA)

Risk is This... 2017

The Cutting Ball Theater is now accepting script submissions for its RISK IS THIS…New Experimental Plays Festival in the 2017/2018 season. The Cutting ball Theater is seeking two unproduced and unpublished full-length experimental plays to be presented in RISK IS THIS… in February 2018, part of Avant GardARAMA: Cutting ball's re-imagines signature festival of experimental works.
Fee: 
$5
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
4 / 15 / 2017

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Opportunity
Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (Stony Brook | NY)

Science Playwriting Competition

Calling all talented playwrights with an interest in the sciences, and talented scientists with an interest in the theatre to compose a ten-minute play with a substantial science component. This contest is open to the general public.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
Students at Stony Brook University may submit
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
4 / 1 / 2017

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