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Aug 30, 2017

New England Playwrights: 10-Min Play Contest

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

10-MINUTE PLAY COMPETITION CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS from New England Writers!

Have you got a story to tell about “A New Beginning?” (this is the theme for our competition).  Any genre is acceptable, as long as it’s written for a general audience.  Open to all New England Playwrights whose play hasn’t been published or produced.   Maximum submissions: two per playwright with separate fee per play ($10 per submission)

PRIZES

Eight winning plays will be performed, script in hand, at the Rockport New Year’s Eve Celebration on December 31.  For complete guidelines, check out the Rules section

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Rules

We are accepting submissions for a 10 minute play festival to be presented on December 31, 2017 during our Rockport New Year’s Eve celebration.  A blind panel of judges with broad theatre experience will select 8 plays to be presented as concert readings on New Year’s Eve.  Published plays are not acceptable.  No musicals, no plays requiring children in the cast.  Plays should be intended for a general audience.  Selected plays will be videotaped and copies made available upon request.



GUIDELINES & RULES

  • Only original plays, no production requirement.
  • NOW open to all Playwrights.
  • Theme is: “A New Beginning”
  • Each play should require two to six characters and minimal props and costumes.
  • The play, exclusive of the title and cast pages, must be no more than ten pages.
  • $10 entry fee (can be paid online at: rockportnye.org)
  • Author may submit up to two plays, but each play must include a separate entry fee.
  • Two ways to submit, online or by snail mail (see below).

 

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Rockport New Year's Eve

Rockport New Year’s Eve is an all-volunteer, non-profit corporation. The mission of RNYE is to broaden and deepen the public's appreciation for the performing, literary, and visual arts through innovative, diverse and high-quality programs that offer the community a shared cultural experience that is accessible and affordable.   RNYE presents year-round programs that both support this mission and raise funds.  RNYE is largely supported by many business sponsorships and individual donations.

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