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Summer Shorts Festival

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Deadline: September 30, 2022
Submission Length: Short
Award(s) Offered: Cash, Festival
Accepts Submissions of: Plays /

Website: http://www.citytheatre.com/for-submissions


The City Theatre National Award for Short Playwriting furthers the Company’s mission to identify, acknowledge and award excellence in short form dramatic writing. Known for developing and producing ten-minute works by established talents and promising new voices, City Theatre will select up to twenty-five plays from among its annual Contest submissions for special recognition. The National Award is valued at $2,000: the Winning Play will be produced in the annual Summer Shorts festival; the Winning Playwright will earn royalties, a cash prize of $1,000 and be invited to Miami for the festival. Finalists are awarded a certificate, and invited to Miami to attend the CityWrights Weekend for Playwrights (fee waived) and hear a reading of their Finalist Script (*subject to scheduling).

City Theatre is looking for wonderful short plays (ten minutes) for Summer Shorts and other programming. Having produced hundreds of plays, we want scripts that are lively and timely, hilarious and provocative, poignant and surprising. We look for plays that span style and genre. We will consider bilingual scripts and ten-minute musicals. We have no restriction on the age range of the characters. In other words, we are seeking compelling plays that rise above the ordinary.

Comments from NMI Staff:

Portal closes once it reaches 500 submissions for the 2020 year.

  • Plays will be accepted yearly from August 30th – September 30th.

CONTACT NAME: Susan Westfall
CONTACT EMAIL: 10minuteplays@citytheatre.com
        Summer Shorts Festival
        Susan Westfall
        444 Brickell Ave #229
        Miami, FL 33131
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