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Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop (Fallsburg | NY)

2022 SCDW 10 Minute Play Festival

The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop is calling for original plays to be presented at the Rivoli Theatre June 10, 2022 through June 19, 2022.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
2 / 13 / 2022

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StageWrite

StageWrite accepting submissions for Bedford’s new writing festival

StageWrite is Bedford’s only New Writing Festival and they are currently receiving submissions for their next StageWrite Festival, taking place in Bedford in March 2022. The festival is aimed at new and emerging playwrights who would like the opportunity to see their work realised in front of a live audience and engage in a Q&A with the audience, director and writers. Previous plays have gone on to full production at Bedfringe and Reading Fringe Festival. StageWrite is free to enter and is run on a voluntary basis by LifeBox Theatre Ltd and No Loss Productions in conjunction with The Place Bedford.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Must be a UK resident.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
1 / 13 / 2021

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Penobscot Theatre Company

Penobscot Theatre Company Submissions

We accept plays about Maine and our region at any time.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email

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Empowering Playwrights one Pixel at a Time: How Online Resources Can Fuel Your Playwriting Interests

What if you want to write a play? Where to start? And what if you have a few plays? What to do with them? And what if you want to learn more skills as a writer? Where to go next? If you’re here, you probably already have some ideas. But member to member, I’ll offer some tips and tricks, in what has become a daily habit: Read, Write, Send and Find. Let’s go!

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Exploring Character Through Environment

Environment dictates more than we give it credit for in our writing. Give environment its due and follow your impulses to explore all facets of your character. Hopefully, the result will be characters that feel molded from the earth they grew up in. In this article, readers are taken through a three-part exercise to explore how environment dictates character and character dictates environment. 

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The Playwright & Biography

Arguably, some of the most successful American plays are gripped by biography. So, how do we shape elements of biography into dramatic works?

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