Women to the 4
WOMEN TO THE 4 NEW PLAY CONTEST:
Starting immediately, American Stage Theatre Company will begin accepting submissions for new plays that 1. are full-length, female-centered stories, and 2. only require 4 actors.
Plays received before August 1 will be considered for upcoming HOT OFF THE PRESS readings of new work, presented at the Raymond James Theatre in downtown St. Petersburg. The winning play will be considered for possible future fully-realized production. Plays received after May will be considered for the same the following season.
One winner will be announced on September 1, 2012. The winning author will receive a $400 prize?
Musicals, short plays, and works for young audiences will not be considered at this time.
Playwrights should submit 4 items only:
1. Send in your electronic or hardcopy of your play (author’s name must not appear anywhere on the script to ensure blind judging)
2. A synopsis not to exceed 200 words
3. On a separate sheet of paper include your name, title of play, cast list, your mailing address, your email address, your phone number, and a statement awarding American Stage Theatre Company the right to produce your play at our Festival, should it be chosen
4. NO READING FEE
Mail these 4 items to:
“WOMEN TO THE 4 CONTEST”
Attn: Literary Manager
American Stage Theatre Company
PO BOX 1560
St. Petersburg, FL 33731.
Submissions can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions must be received by August 1, 2012 to be considered this season. Any received after that date will be considered for the following season.
Plays must not exceed a cast of four actors (double-casting is allowed, but must be clearly stated in your 200-word synopsis). Plays must be original, unpublished, and unsolicited by agents (legal clearances of materials not in the public domain are the full responsibility of the playwright).
Scripts will only be returned if accompanied by a SASE
NO CALLS, PLEASE
We will judge the plays “blindly”, which means that your name will be unknown to us until your play is chosen.
Chosen Authors must be available (via email or phone) for consultation with producer and/or director prior to production dates and are encouraged to attend the Festival.
Visit other submissions here.