PLEASE NOTE — This submission from is from the 2017 competition and is for informational purposes only. Please do NOT submit a script to Write Now until the competition opens in 2018.
- Manuscripts must be submitted electronically as editable digital files (no scans; Word Documents preferred).
- Author’s name MUST NOT APPEAR in any manner on the manuscript, synopsis or cast list.
- Each submitting playwright must also complete and send an entry form electronically. All submissions MUST include a brief synopsis and a cast list. The synopsis should be no more than one page and should include:
- list of unusual effects or technical requirements
- list of characters noting age and sex, (and possible doublings).
- Supporting materials (reviews, publicity, etc.) SHOULD NOT accompany the submission.
- All submissions will be acknowledged via email.
- Playwrights whose work is being considered for full development (ie a potential finalist) will be asked to submit a brief history of the work and goals for the week of development. Subsequently, each playwright will be expected to confer with his/her director and dramaturg prior to casting.
- Submission deadline will be announced shortly. Late submissions will NOT be accepted. Winners will be contacted in December 2016.
- Submissions not following the guidelines will be considered ineligible.
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