Ashland New Plays Festival is an international playwright competition that culminates in the reading of four new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions by a cadre of volunteer readers. The event includes rehearsals and two staged readings of each winning play. The winning playwrights receive a $1,500 stipend and local accommodations.
What they are looking for: new plays, previously unproduced full-length drama or comedy (no musicals). Full-length, intermission preferred.
How to apply: for more information, visit the website.
Submissions should be emailed to: submissions@ashlandnewplays.
Entries cost $20.
Deadline: submissions open on 1 July, 2018 until 31 December 2018, or until they reach 400 submissions, whichever comes first.
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