Friday, May 04, 2007

Playwriting Contest Annouced

Oh Writers, Playwrights, Actors and Directors!

Theatre In the Raw is pleased to announce

It’s fifth biennial 2007 Play Writing Contest

Entry Rules and Fee

The Play must be:

• An original one-act play (comedy, tragedy, drama or radio-play), unpublished and unproduced.

• No longer than 25 double-spaced typed pages equal to 30 minutes, with no more than 6 characters, presented in proper stage-play format, and scripts MUST have page numbers. (Please include a SASE for return of script. Send copies only of script. NO original manuscripts.)

• There is an entry fee of $25.00cdn for each one-act submitted to Theatre In the Raw. (For two plays $40.00cdn) (FEES ARE IN CANADIAN FUNDS, FOR U.S. & FOREIGN ENTRIES, CONVERT AT CURRENT EXCHANGE RATES)

• Please make cheques payable to Theatre In the Raw, bearing the submission date and name of play entry and author on cheque memo line.

(Note: Plays w/o the entry fee check or funds will be returned unread.)

Contest Deadline

December 31, 2007

• Winners will be announced on March 31, 2008

The Winners Will Receive

First Prize: A $150.00cdn cash prize. At least one dramatic reading or staging of the play at a Theatre In the Raw cafe/venue or as part of a mini-tour program for the One-Act Play Series Nights.

Second Prize: A $ 75.00cdn cash prize.

Third Prize: A $50.00cdn cash prize.

Honorable Mentions: No cash prize, but constructive critique returned with note of appreciation.

Social Issue Plays Recognition: No cash prize, but constructive critique returned with note of appreciation.

*Theatre In the Raw must reserve the right to workshop and to play-edit scripts, in consultation with the playwright, before production or presentation.

Please forward submissions to:

Theatre In the Raw

Artistic Director/One Act Play Contest

3521 Marshall Street

Vancouver, BC Canada

V5N 4S2

office phone: 604-708-5448

website: / e-mail:

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