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30, 2014 - Announcing Theatre In the Raw's 8th Biennial 2013 Play
Writing Contest Winners!
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.
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 David Sard
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
See Some Live Theatre
for information and photos from our most recent tour!
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
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
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
visit our Yippies In Love Archive page here >>
Hear Ye, Hear Ye!
It's that time again... Our...
8th Biennial One-Act Play
Writing Contest 2013
The 2011 Contest Winners >>
Our 2013 Flier with all
guidelines and details (pdf) >>
We're looking for the best, new and fresh One-Act
plays never before performed or published. (Plays can be previously
We particularly look forward to plays submitted
on themes of cultural/social diversity!
Philomena by Patrick Foley
Guidelines, 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
NO EMAIL SUBMISSIONS will be accepted! - Plays must be submitted
in hard copy and pages numbered.)
NO EMAIL SUBMISSIONS will be accepted!)
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
31, 2013. (Contest now
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, 2014
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, 2013.
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
Newsletter, The Raw Times...
Our 2013/2014 Winter Issue
4 pages in pdf format...
Newsletter - download the pdf version below...
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it free here >>)
DOWNLOAD THE RAW
TIMES PDF HERE >>
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the read and our latest e-News!
featured in alt.theatre Magazine!
beautiful layout and article in the March 2010 edition of art.theatre
magazine features a story about our successful production of
Bruce - The Musical by Bob Sarti, Music by Bill Sample
and Earle Peach.
by Sarah Banting, a doctoral candidate at UBC, considers the success
of Bruce - The Musical's aim to bridge the communities
of Vancouver's West and East Sides.
and read a scanned pdf of the 8 page article here >>
Click here to visit our "Bruce - The Musical Archives page
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!
Click here to view a pdf of the one-page article >>
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