Dates / Award
SUBMISSION POST-MARK DEADLINE
ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017
DO NOT SUBMIT BEFORE APRIL 1
Winners will be notified by email.
Winner Award: $300 + a reading and Q&A.
New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest will make every effort to provide a mutually agreed upon reading date, the reading to occur within 2 months of the contest's winning announcement.
Venue, directors and actors for the readings will be chosen at the discretion of New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest.
Honorable Mention will be given for noteworthy scripts of merit.
Original full-lengths, no longer than 2 hours or 90 pages Stage Play Format
Short stage plays
Scripts that received a workshop
Scripts that received a staged reading
Scripts that received a non-union production
Scripts produced with an AEA Showcase Code or Plan
Plays submitted must be the original work of the author and meet Mission Statement Criteria (see Home Page).
Below is a LINK for Stage Play Format (preferred though NOT required):
Scripts produced with an AEA Contract
Multiple Short Plays in a Theme Collection
Scripts that do not meet Mission Statement Criteria (see Home Page)
Scripts over 2 hours or 90 pages
Stage Play Format