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
PLAYA

PLAYA's Spring 2017 Residency Application

On the edge of the Great Basin, PLAYA offers creative individuals the space, the solitude and the community to reflect and to engage their work through its residency program. PLAYA supports innovative thinking through work in the arts, literature, natural sciences and other fields of creative inquiry and encourages dialogue between disciplines to bring positive change to the environment and the world.
Fee: 
$35
Restrictions: 
PLAYA’s residencies are open to scientists, visual artists, writers, performing artists, naturalists, and individuals engaged in interdisciplinary work or other forms of creative research. Age, ethnicity, gender, or religious affiliation is not considered when reviewing applications for residencies.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
9 / 1 / 2016

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Opportunity
The Players Theatre

Boo! 2016

Scare us or force us to laugh till we die – horror plays and musicals including a great spoof.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
Plays must be 15 minutes or less.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
9 / 5 / 2016

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Opportunity
Berkshire Playwrights Lab

Radius Playwrights Festival

Short plays written, directed and performed by all local talent. We'll choose 5 plays, give them the Berkshire Playwrights Lab treatment in elaborately staged readings, and put them all together for a fun and festive evening of theater. This is a BLIND SUBMISSION process, and there is NO FEE. You may submit more than one play.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
Open to playwrights having a residence within a 50-mile radius of Saint James Place in Great Barrington, MA, 01230.
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
9 / 30 / 2016

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