Call for plays from African American playwrights (April 1st deadline) — Call for plays — AAPEX

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Call for plays from African American playwrights (April 1st deadline)

Deadline: April 1st 

The theme and subject matters of the work is open to the playwright's imagination. Scripts are open to African American playwrights across the U.S. Selected playwright finalists will be contacted no later than Friday, May 1, 2015. There is no fee to submit. 

Grand prize winner is chosen by audience vote and will be awarded a cash prize of $100.00. All selected plays will be performed in front of a live theater audience. 

To qualify for consideration, the scripts must conform to the following guidelines: Must be an original, unproduced, unpublished work written by an African American playwright. Must be at least 10 minutes long, but no longer than 10 minutes. (Generally 9-11 pages. | Industry standard - 1 page = 1 minute) Should accommodate a “bare-stage” set requiring only a minimum of removable stage props and require basic lighting and sound cues. 

To submit: Complete the script submissions form on website Email pdf of original work to: Email header should read: Submission: Fade to Black. Include your name and the name of the play. 

On the front page of your script include your name, contact information, title of the play as well as any character descriptions. Only three (3) scripts are allowed per playwright. 

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Thanks to Aurin Squirer for this info.

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