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
Noosa Arts Theatre

Noosa Arts Theatre One-Act Playwriting Competition

Noosa Arts Theatre holds this annual competition to foster and encourage playwrights, novice, emerging, or established.  The scripts will be judged on the quality of the writing first and subsequently on its suitability for staging in a small, community theatre. 
Fee: 
$40
Restrictions: 
No restrictions
Submission Method: 
Hard copy
Deadline: 
9 / 30 / 2016

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Opportunity
The Millay Colony for the Arts

Millay Colony for the Arts Residencies

The Millay Colony for the Arts offers multiple residencies for artist in various disciplines, including playwriting.
Fee: 
$35
Restrictions: 
No restrictions.
Submission Method: 
Online
Hard copy
Deadline: 
10 / 1 / 2016
3 / 1 / 2017

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Opportunity
Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology

Hill House Artist Residency

The Hill House Artist Residency Program provides time and space for the creation of new work.
Fee: 
$25
Restrictions: 
No restrictions.
Submission Method: 
Email
Online
Deadline: 
10 / 1 / 2016
4 / 1 / 2017

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