Once again, A2CT presents a festival of new plays, with concert readings of scripts chosen by the festival's directors. The Play’s the Thing is an opportunity for playwrights to have their works read, discussed, and reworked. It’s an opportunity for the audience to hear new works and to give feedback to the playwrights. The Play's the Thing Runs February 7-9, 2014, at A2CT's Studio Theatre, and each performance offers different plays. Below are guidelines for submissions:
The Play’s the Thing is an opportunity for playwrights to have their works read, discussed, and reworked. It’s an opportunity for the audience to hear new works and to give feedback to the playwrights.
Contest Entry Deadline: 3pm Friday, January 3, 2014
Plays Selected by: January 13, 2014
Readings: February 7 & 8 at 8pm; either February 8 or 9 at 2pm.
There is no fee for entry, but entries are limited to one full-length play, or two one-act plays, or six 10-minute plays. Please do not send more than the allotted submissions.
The Play’s the Thing is intended to assist playwrights with development of new works. The contest is open to all. Selected playwrights must be available to travel to the talk back at their own expense. Scripts submitted may not be previously produced or published. Previous table-reads or staged readings are okay. All rights revert to author upon completion of the readings.
Scripts should be word-processed, double-spaced between speaking parts. Please include page numbers and a separate title page which includes your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. Electronic versions are preferred, but scripts may typewritten, double-spaced between speaking parts, printed on one side of an 8.5" x 11" pages only. Scripts will not be returned unless accompanies by a SASE.
E-mail scripts to: email@example.com or send scripts to:
The Play’s the Thing
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
322 W. Ann St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Contact the A2CT office at 734-971-2228; firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.