Who: Californians under the age of 19 as of June 1, 2017. Scripts will be evaluated in two ages groups: 14 and under and 15-18.
What: Submit original play script(s). Collaborations accepted. Subject and style are up to you! No page limit, but 10 pages minimum.
When: Entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2017 or uploaded online by 12pm.
How: Upload or mail the following:
- Cover Letter- Tell us about yourself, why you wrote this play, and whether you want to receive a script critique. If a teacher encouraged you to enter, include her/his name and school.
- Entry Form- (available to print for mail-in entries here) Requires writer's name, mail and email address, phone number, birth date, and a brief play description.
- Script- Must by typed and in play format. Number the pages, and do not include your name, school, or any other identifying information on the script itself.
Mail entries to:
3675 Ruffin Rd., Ste 330
San Diego, CA 92123-1870
Script feedback will be sent in early October, 2017. Winners of the 2017 California Young Playwrights Contest will be professionally produced during Plays by Young Writers, held at The Old Globe's Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre in January of 2018.
Call for Historical Monologues
Submissions due May 31, 2017
Playwrights Project, in conjunction with Write Out Loud and Descendants of Early San Diego, invites you to submit your historical monologues for TwainFest. Selected scripts will be awarded $100 and will be performed at TwainFest in Old Town on August 19, 2017.
For submission details, please click here or e-mail Victor Contreras at email@example.com.