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Wisconsin Playwrights and Scripts
Wisconsin playwrights and theater companies running script competitions are welcome to send information to be included on this page to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Submissions Open for CapitalQ Theatre Festival
StageQ is excited to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the inaugural production of our CapitalQ Theatre Festival. The festival is accepting original, one-act plays now through December 15, 2021 through the submissions section of our website.
Call for submission: Forward Theater and Wisconsin Wrights
Forward Theater and Wisconsin Wrights will begin accepting submissions for Forward Theater's 2022 Wisconsin Wrights New Play Development Project on September 1, 2021. Up to three selected playwrights will be given the opportunity to develop their plays with professional directors, and actors, culminating in a public reading during Forward Theater’s 2021-2022 season. The deadline for submissions for Wisconsin Wrights is October 31, 2021 with the selection process taking place from November 2021 through March 2022. Finalists will be announced in April 2022.
For more details, visit https://www.forwardtheater.com/event/wisconsinwrights.
Over Our Head Players Soliciting Playwriting Contest Scripts
Over Our Head Players is accepting original, unpublished 10-minute or shorter comedies for the “2021 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival” through November 1, 2021, at SNOWDANCE, Sixth Street Theatre, 318 Sixth Street, Racine, Wisconsin, 53403.
The Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival is a festival of original comedies that run 10 minutes or less. Submitted scripts will be judged by the Snowdance Selection Committee. A selection of scripts will be chosen for production during the Snowdance Festival in the winter of 2022. Due to COVID-19, the exact dates and format are subject to change. Audiences attending Snowdance performances will have the ability to vote for the production they enjoyed the most. The votes will be tallied throughout the five-week festival run, and the Snowdance “Best in Snow” will be awarded to the winning playwright after the final performance on a date to be determined. Cash award of $500.00 to “Best in Snow,” with $200.00 awarded to second place and $100 for third place.
Complete rules are at www.overourheadplayers.org/snowdance-rules.html. Direct questions to the box office, 262-632-6802 or email@example.com. Scripts will not be returned; playwrights are not expected to participate in the production process.
Call For Submissions: New Full-Length Plays
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre workshops two new plays annually through the Montgomery Davis Play Development Series. To that end, we accept new scripts for consideration on a rolling basis.
Catherine Capellaro and Andrew Rohn
Jeffrey James Ircink
Holly Walter Kerby
Stephen F. Murray
Playwrights Ink is a non-profit association of theater artists dedicated to the development of playwrights and their work. Our members include area playwrights, actors, directors, and theater enthusiasts.
Mary K. Ryan
Wisconsin theatre director and playwright based in Milwaukee.
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