Monday, January 25, 2016

4th Annual Columbus Black Theatre Festival

Welcome to the 4th Annual Columbus Black Theatre Festival (CBTF) 2016 Each year the Columbus Black Theatre Festival brings to the capital city of Ohio original plays that pertain not only to the African American community but society at large and 2016 will be no different. If you are interested in submitting your play to the 4th Annual Columbus Black Theatre Festival, now is the time. The CBTF will be accepting original plays for consideration from playwrights starting October 31, 2015 through February 28, 2016 for the July 8-10th, 2016 festival. We will notify the winners selected by March 15, 2016 by email and telephone. The CBTF is a self-producing festival which provides a full-service, supportive platform.... See more

Horizon Theatre Company in ATL

New South Play Festival Mission The New South Play Festival has been dedicated to producing new plays from, for, and about the contemporary South since 1999. The Festival focuses on new plays by writers who live or have roots in the South, creating stories that our relevant to our community today. The Festival is particularly interested in plays by women and African Americans. Submission Policy We accept the following types of submissions: Agent submissions that meet our mission Previously professionally produced plays that meet our mission For plays with no previous professional productions, the play must meet the mission of the New South Play Festival We do not accept submissions of unproduced plays by individual writers that do not meet our New South Play Festival mission If your plays meet one of the criteria listed above, please submit the following to (scripts are only accepted electronically): Name, cover letter addressing how your play fits with our mission, brief bio and/or resume One-page synopsis including brief description of the play, character breakdown and setting. 10-page dialogue sample from the script If we are interested in further exploration of the play, we will request a full script (please do not send a full script with your initial inquiry). Please submit your work to us only if it meets our mission statements. You will receive an electronic acknowledgment of receipt of your materials. After that, we will be in touch ONLY if we are interested in reading the entire script.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Submissions in Fort Worth, TX

Jubilee Theatre creates professional productions which reflect the African-American experience. Jubilee Theatre is committed to producing new works which help further the mission of the theatre. As a result, we do accept play submissions from established and new playwrights. Season planning begins in January of each year and is usually concluded around mid-April. The best time to submit scripts is the beginning of each year. We ask all playwrights to submit the following in order for Jubilee to consider a script: Letter of intent (no more than 500 words) addressing how the work reflects the African-American experience. Resume, including contact information. The full script. Stamped, self-addressed post card if you want to receive acknowledgment of receipt. Your application should include ONLY the above materials and be mailed to: Glenda Thompson, Managing Director Jubilee Theatre Play Submissions 506 Main Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 Applicants may be contacted and asked to supply other plays they have written, references, and/or other materials. Please note: Due to the large number of scripts that Jubilee receives, we are not able to respond to or provide feedback for playwrights. No phone calls please.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Submitting Your Scripts to SOHO - England

SUBMITTING YOUR WORK TO SOHO THEATRE We are looking for unique and unheard voices – from all backgrounds, attitudes and places. There are no thematic, political or philosophical constraints and though we love to produce a writers’ first play, we have no objection to your second, third or fiftieth. We are looking for work that: • Can move people to laugh, cry, argue, protest, celebrate and act • Resonates in the world today • Is inherently theatrical and live • Is risk-taking, brave and visionary We only accept submissions via email. Please send your script as a PDF or Word attachment to Your play will go directly to our Artistic team.