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David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize

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Deadline: July 31, 2022
Submission Length: Full-length
Award(s) Offered: Reading, Cash
Accepts Submissions of: Plays / Young Audience material / Edgy material /
Does NOT Accept Submissions of: Musicals / Radio/Film/TV material /

Website: https://www.marintheatre.org/season52/new-play-program/new-play-prizes/david-calicchio-emerging-american-playwright-prize

Description:

Norton J. “Sky” Cooper established the Calicchio Prize at Marin Theatre Company in 2007, in honor of David Calicchio’s lifelong career as a playwright, and in support of Marin Theatre Company’s commitment to the discovery and development of new and emerging American playwrights. The playwright selected as the Calicchio Prize winner will receive a $2,500 cash award, a professional developmental workshop for the winning play, plus round-trip travel and accommodations during their stay at MTC. The workshop will culminate in an invited or public staged reading at Marin Theatre Company.




Comments from NMI Staff:
  • Submissions are accepted from July 1-31, 2021. Due to the high volume of entries, we ask that you submit via our online process only. Please, no email or snail mail submissions; they will be deleted unread.
  • Submissions must be unpublished, original full-length plays in any genre.
  • Musicals, translations, individual one-acts, and any play submitted in a previous year for the Sky Cooper or David Calicchio Prizes are not eligible.
  • The submitting playwright may not have received a full-scale, professional production prior to submission (plays that have had a workshop, reading, or non-professional production are eligible).
  • Playwrights must be citizens of the United States.
  • Only one submission per playwright is allowed each year; you may submit the same play for both prizes.

*Submissions for both prizes are currently closed due to COVID-19. Keep checking back here for more information.



CONTACT EMAIL: info@marintheatre.org
CONTACT ADDRESS:
        David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize
        397 Miller Ave.
        Mill Valley, CA 94941
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