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Entry Rules and Fee:
Note: Plays not submitted via ALL Guideline/Entry
Rules and/or without the entry fee(s) will be returned - not read.
All One-Act Play Submissions must be:
An original One-Act play (comedy, tragedy, drama or radio play),
unpublished and unproduced. (Plays can be previously workshopped).
PLEASE DO NOT SEND US 2-ACT PLAYS - This is a One-Act Play Contest.
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 (with your present/current contact address) for return of
script. Send copies only of script. NO original manuscripts.)
There is an entry fee of $25 for each one-act
submitted to Theatre In the Raw. (For two plays: $45 - For three
plays: $70 - For four plays: $90) (FEES ARE
IN CANADIAN FUNDS, FOR U.S. & FOREIGN ENTRIES, PLEASE SEND A U.S
CHEQUES OR POSTAL MONEY ORDERS)
Please make cheques/money orders payable to "Theatre
In the Raw", bearing the submission date and NAME
OF PLAY ENTRY and AUTHOR on cheque
Plays without the entry fee cheque or funds will be returned unread.)
NO EMAIL SUBMISSIONS will be accepted! - Plays must be submitted
in hard copy with numbered pages)
In the Raw Society
Artistic Director/One Act Play Contest
3521 Marshall Street
Vancouver, BC V5N 4S2 Canada
make entry fee cheques/money order payable to "Theatre
In the Raw Society")
Entries must be mailed and postmarked no later than
Winners Will Receive:
Prize: A $200 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.
Prize: A $100 cash prize.
Prize: A $75 cash prize.
Mentions: No cash prize, but constructive critique returned
with note of appreciation.
Issue Plays Recognition: No cash prize, but constructive critique
returned with note of appreciation.
will be announced June 30, 2016
In the Raw reserves the right to suggest changes, workshop
and play-edit scripts, pending approval of the playwright,
before production, reading, or presentation. The author
agrees to consider these changes and no changes will be
made without explicit prior approval of the author and
mutual agreement with TITR. Any such changes become the
sole and exclusive property of the Author without lien,
claim, or encumbrance.
plays will be considered where there has been any fees
previously paid for performance(s) and... please no more
than 3-4 plays submitted per playwright. This will be
strictly adhered to.
entry fees and winning prizes in Canadian Funds. Sorry,
NO EMAIL SUBMISSIONS will be accepted!
a winning One-Act is staged by Theatre In the Raw, we
would very much appreciate being mentioned for the production
in future play programs.
Deadline for Entries:
All Entries must be mailed and postmarked
no later than December 31, 2015.
October 29th - November 9th, 2014
Winner of the 2014 Ovation award for "Best New Work" from
Applause Musicals! Way to go Bob & Bill.
30, 2014 - Announcing Theatre In the Raw's 8th Biennial 2013 Playwriting
you to all that participated in the contest. We read submissions from
over 35 entrants and listed below are the winning One-Act plays! There
were very exciting scripts submitted and we will produce a few in
the near future. Congratulations to everyone who particpated. We were
very impressed with the originality and diversity of the scripts as
well as the quality of writing. Thank
you all for your creative input. It is important.
- Theatre In the Raw
Saitama by Erik Champney
Catch and Release by Robert Burns
by Linda McCready
For the Dream by Mackenzie Jahnke
Look Up, America by
Power Play by Barry
A Walk in the Park by Anthony Arnold
A Week from Today Thirty Years
Later by Pat Kaufmann
How to Get Published by
Wild Dawn Fever by Pat Kaufmann
Subway Extension to the Mariana Trench by Andrew
The Way You're Holding Me Now? by Jeremiah Bartram
Stosh by Paul Manuel Kane
Miracle by Jose Espinoza
Raymur Mothers - Workshop
As part of our 2013 Production work Theatre In the
Raw hosted a workshop for an upcoming musical project. Stay tuned
for more information on this ongoing project.
Oracle and the Scribe
As part of the 2011 Heart of the City Festival Theatre
In the Raw
broadcast an original radio play by Anthony Arnold on Vancouver
Co-Op Radio (102.7 FM).
to listen to the original production of an award winning playwright's
One-Act radio play produced by Theatre In the Raw. This
is the 22nd original Radio Play broadcast by TITR and the 8th time
we have performed a piece for the Heart of the City Festival.
Click here to hear the play originally broadcast on the "Arts
Thank You Note from TITR
In the Raw
would like to thank all of the audience members, cast, and crew
for making our sold-out initial run of Yippies In Love a
you for supporting Bob Sarti's and Bill Sample's original musical
and for supporting live theatre in Vancouver! Thanks to The Cultch
for providing a wonderful space for us to perform the show and especially
to the City of Vancouver 125th Celebration for supporting the dramatization
of a piece of Vancouver's not so distant past.
cast charms in Yippies... easy going... effervescent... pleasing
Emily Rowed, Bing Jensen, and Rebecca
Shoichet in "Welcome to the Show" from Yippies In Love
visit our Yippies In Love Archive page here >>
We were Nominated...
thrilled and honoured to have been nominated for "Outstanding
New Work" for our latest production, Yippies In Love at
this year's Ovation Awards... This is the second time Theatre
In the Raw has been nominated for this award for our orginal musical
work. Unfortunately, we didn't win...nominees win is by a public vote
- so, whomever "get's the vote out" wins... We wish
to thank all our supporters who took the time to vote for Yippies
In Love- it was very much appreciated, Thank You!
Newsletter, The Raw Times...
Our 2014/2015 Winter Issue
4 pages in pdf format...
- download the pdf version below...
DOWNLOAD THE RAW TIMES
PDF HERE >>
the read and our latest e-News!
are thrilled and honoured to have an article written about us in CanPlay
- the Playwrights
Guild of Canada Magazine by Gail
Nyoka - The article is in their issue: Spring 2009, Issue 2, Volume
25... Enjoy and thank you Gail!