Deadline: August 30, 2010 The Arts Center of the Capital Region and Capital Repertory Theatre, both located in the Capital Region of upstate New York, are seeking new works for The Firestorm Series, a collaboration between the two organizations. Short plays dealing with social issues that are likely to fuel discussion and debate (i.e. war, sexism ,corporate greed, etc.) will be considered for readings by professional actors during the 2010/2011 season.
Deadline: August 16, 2010 The purpose of this biennial workshop is to encourage writers to create artistic theatrical scripts for young audiences. It provides a forum through which each playwright receives constructive criticism and the support of a development team consisting of a professional director and dramaturg. Plays will be cast from professional, experienced, age-appropriate actors from Central Indiana. Plays should be intended for young audiences third grade through high school (no play is expected to appeal to all ages simultaneously). Playwrights must suggest the appropriate age category on the official entry form.
Deadline: August 15, 2010 Yale University Press and Yale Repertory Theatre are seeking submissions for a major new playwriting competition, The Yale Drama Series. The winner of this annual competition will be awarded the David C. Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of his/her manuscript by Yale University Press, and a staged reading at Yale Rep. The winning play will be selected by series judge David Hare. There is no application form or entry fee.
Deadline: August 1, 2010 (requires entry fee) The Global Age Project (GAP) is Aurora Theatre Company's annual new play festival addressing life in the 21st century and beyond. The festival provides a development opportunity for plays that directly respond to our complicated present and our possible future. Plays need not be about Science and/or Technology. Submissions will culminate in a four-week festival of staged readings in the spring of 2011. Four scripts will be selected with the potential of a full production the following season. Remuneration: $1,000, reading, travel and housing for playwrights outside the Bay Area, possible production.
Deadline: August 1, 2010 Little Fish Theatre is accepting scripts for our annual Pick of the Vine production, presented in January/February. Preferred plays will require a minimal set, 9 or fewer actors, and run no longer than 20 minutes. Email submissions to melanie-at-littlefishtheatre.org.