|General guidelines are listed below and are subject to change.
2018 Submission Deadline: October 26, 2018
Approximately 8-12 selected plays will be read and voted on by the attending audience. Two $50 prizes will be awarded, one selected by the event readers and one voted on as audience favorite.
Limit of two entries per playwright of an original work that has not been published or produced.
Monologues and one person plays are not accepted.
All genres are accepted (light comedies, heavy dramas, thrillers, mystery, sci-fi, satire) with no regard to language or subject matter.
All plays should be 5 to 10 minutes long, no exceptions. (If using standard play format a good gauge is 4-11 pages, excluding title page).
Plays should be conducive to Reader's Theatre with simple stage directions and a story expressed through dialogue, not action.
Scripts are accepted via mail only (no email, no PDFs) and must be postmarked by (October 26, 2018). Scripts are not returned.
Scripts should have a title page that includes the play title and playwright's contact information, as well as a list of characters and a brief synopsis of the play. Script pages should be numbered.
ALL scripts should be stapled in the upper left-hand corner.
There is NO ENTRY FEE.
Playwrights selected will be informed prior to the event.
Mail entries to:
Houston, TX 77063