Hear Ye, Hear Ye!
It's that time again... Our...
9th Biennial One-Act Playwriting Contest 2014/2015
The 2013 Contest Winners >>
Our 2015 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 workshopped). We particularly look
forward to plays submitted on themes of cultural/social diversity!
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.
Issue Recognition & Youth Issue Recognition:
No cash prize, but constructive critique returned with note of appreciation.
will be announced June 30, 2016
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An original One-Act play (comedy, tragedy, drama or radio play), unpublished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 30 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
Please make cheques/money orders payable to "Theatre
In the Raw", bearing the submission date and NAME
OF PLAY ENTRY and AUTHOR on cheque memo
Plays without the entry fee cheque or funds will be returned unread.)(Sorry,
NO EMAIL SUBMISSIONS will be accepted! - Plays must be submitted in
hard copy and pages numbered.)
Mail Submissions to:
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
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.
8th Biennial 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. 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
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