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
Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts and Technology (Petersburg | VA)

ARGS Residency accepting applications

ARGS is seeking applicants for its residency program-- one to two weeks at the Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts and Technology in Petersburg, Virginia.
Fee: 
$15
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
12 / 15 / 2016

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Opportunity
Free Rayne Artists (UK)

Spiral seeks short plays and musicals from UK writers

Free Rayne Artists seeks submissions of short plays and musicals for Spiral, their showcase of new works.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
Playwrights must be from the UK.
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
1 / 22 / 2017

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Opportunity
Fantastic.Z Theatre Company

Fantastic.Z 2017 New Works Festival

Fantastic.Z Theatre is now accepting submissions for the 5th Annual New Works Festival at the Eclectic Theatre. This year's theme is "Family" and plays submitted must address family through an LGBTQIA perspective.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Plays must address themes of family and LGBTQIA issues; Plays must be 10-minutes long
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
2 / 10 / 2017

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