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New Playwriting Submission Opportunities for 2024

A roundup of new opportunities for writers, including young ones.

It’s a new year, and there are plenty of new submission opportunities for playwrights looking to get produced in 2024. Check out some of the opportunities below, including opportunities for young playwrights.

  • PlayGround has opened submissions for their 16th annual Young Playwrights Contest. High school students in the Bay Area are invited to submit original 10-minute plays that bring awareness to the practice of land acknowledgment. Deadline: April 22.
  • Red Bull Theater has opened submissions for their Short New Play Festival. Playwrights are invited to submit 10-minute plays on the theme of renewal. Deadline: March 18.
  • The Road Theatre Company has opened submissions for their 15th annual Summer Playwrights Festival. The festival welcomes playwrights at all levels of their careers and accepts any 10-minute, one-act, or full-length play that has not been produced on the West Coast. Deadline: Feb. 15.

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