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New Jersey Repertory Company (Long Branch | NJ)

New Jersey Repertory Company seeks 30-45 minute plays or musicals

New Jersey Repertory Company is soliciting the submission of 30-45 minute plays or musicals that are newly written and previously unproduced, and that can be staged on a multilevel fire escape. Playwrights should keep in mind that cast size is limited to 1-3 actors (no doubling) and performers will be on separate levels with separate entrances and there will be no physical contact. Audiences will sit in their cars as in a drive-in movie or in safely distanced and designated spaces with portable seats.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
2 / 15 / 2021

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Enter Stage Left Theater

Enter Stage Left Theater (Hopkinton MA) playwriting contest

Fee: 
$20
Restrictions: 
U.S. Citizens/permanent residents, International (non-U.S.) playwrights One act, any genre but special significance is given to those that deal with diversity or social issues relative to the United States. Must be in English.
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
4 / 30 / 2021

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Blue Pearl Theatrics (NYC | NY)

Playwright Submissions for Monologue Festival Competition & Short Film

Seeking Submissions for Corruption Inc. – A Monologue Festival Competition & Short Film CORRUPTION INC. is a powerful two-fold project encompassing an exciting and exclusive livestream monologue festival competition and culminating in a critically important theatrical short film featuring a series of chosen monologues which will be produced and showcased on various digital platforms and submitted to film festivals across the country. PURPOSE: This project was conceived based on the need to open the conversation to encompass all points of view regarding the current state of society, and the emotional & mental impact it has on us as a whole. We hope that this project will help us listen to each other, enlighten, and ultimately come together. Please visit https://bluepearltheatrics.com/playwright-submissions for more information.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
U.S. Citizens/permanent residents, International (non-U.S.) playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
3 / 1 / 2021

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Empowering Playwrights one Pixel at a Time: How Online Resources Can Fuel Your Playwriting Interests

What if you want to write a play? Where to start? And what if you have a few plays? What to do with them? And what if you want to learn more skills as a writer? Where to go next? If you’re here, you probably already have some ideas. But member to member, I’ll offer some tips and tricks, in what has become a daily habit: Read, Write, Send and Find. Let’s go!

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Exploring Character Through Environment

Environment dictates more than we give it credit for in our writing. Give environment its due and follow your impulses to explore all facets of your character. Hopefully, the result will be characters that feel molded from the earth they grew up in. In this article, readers are taken through a three-part exercise to explore how environment dictates character and character dictates environment. 

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The Playwright & Biography

Arguably, some of the most successful American plays are gripped by biography. So, how do we shape elements of biography into dramatic works?

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