Competitions

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2019 is now open for entries

The prestigious Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2019 is now open for entries. The prize is a key part of Bruntwood’s continuing commitment to support the country’s most exciting and innovative creative talent. It offers the opportunity for writers of any background and experience to enter unperformed plays which are submitted anonymously and judged by a …

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Quantum Frolic Theatre Company seeking shorts for playwriting competition (£10 entry fee/ £250 prize)

Quantum Frolic Theatre Company’s inaugural short play writing competition is called 20 Minute Frolics. They invite playwrights from across the globe to submit self-contained scripts of 20 minutes or less (no identifiable extracts from longer pieces). Selected scripts will go forward for a rehearsed reading in front of a live audience and an industry panel and the winner could win up …

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Carlo Annoni Award 2019 open for entries

The Carlo Annoni Award is for theatre plays on gay themes and on diversity in love. “In the year of fifth centenary of Leonardo Da Vinci we dedicate the Carlo Annoni Prize 2019 to all those who in Italy and in the world fight for having recognized the right to love and against discrimination due …

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Transition Stage company launch Enter Stage Right Competition (£10-£30 entry fee)

Every writer wants to see their story come to life – with Enter Stage Write you get just that chance! Along with a £1000 prize for the overall winner, a select number of scripts will be produced and performed at the prestigious Royal Birmingham Conservatoire on  1 December 2018 How it works: all you have …

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The Guinea Pig Lab seeking one-woman shows (Kansas)

The Guinea Pig Lab literary board would like to invite all playwrights to enter their 2018 search for plays. The board is looking specifically for scripts written as one-woman plays and plans to select THREE for staged readings in spring 2019 in Wichita, Kansas. The competition, named in honor of Guinea Pig Lab volunteer Stephanie …

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Shore Scripts Feature, TV Pilot & Short Screenplay Contests

It’s the last month to enter Shore Scripts Feature, TV Pilot & Short Screenplay Contests. The details:  * 37 Oscar, Golden Globe, Emmy & Bafta Winning Judges * 98 Prod Comps & Agents and 25 amazing Directors to read the winning screenplays. * Oscar winning Alumni. We’ve helped 50+ Writers gain representation, sell, and have …

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The Creative Screenwriting Screenplay Contest open for entries (entry fee, cash prizes)

The Creative Screenwriting Screenplay Contest is looking for the next great feature or pilot. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $5,000 in CASH as well has have their script optioned by Producer Danny Roth (The Hurricane Heist, LBJ, The Year of Spectacular Men.). There are also additional prizes on offer for selected writers. How to apply: via the website Deadlines and …

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The Octagon Theatre accepting submissions for Best of Bolton competition

The Octagon is passionate about developing new writing. Every year they run a competition called Best of Bolton, that celebrates outstanding original work by writers of all different ages, backgrounds and experiences. The next Best of Bolton will be Sat 10 November 2018.  Why not have a go at taking part? You can submit your writing for Best of …

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Langham Court Theatre announces Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Competition ($45 entry)

Langham Court Theatre announces that it is inaugurating a major new playwriting competition, the world’s richest competition specifically for the writing of tragedy: the all-new 2019 Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Competition. At stake is $10,000 in prize money. The winning play will be workshopped in Victoria, BC. A travel stipend will be offered to the …

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BBC Hausa short story competition for women open for entries

The 2018 edition of the BBC Hausa short story writing competition is now open for entries from all women writing in Hausa, irrespective of their nationality or experience. Entries must be engaging works of fiction on any topic and should be between 1000 to 1500 words. How to apply: details of how to enter and …

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