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New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest

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New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest

Time: May 18, 2016 at 1am to June 30, 2016 at 12pm
Location: New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://newworksofmeritplaywri…
Event Type: ad.c, artdeadline
Organized By: New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest
Latest Activity: May 18, 2016

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International Deadline: June 30, 2016 – New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest is an international contest that bring works of social significance to the attention of producers and artistic directors, works that might not otherwise have the opportunity to be presented.

Now in its 14th year, New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest is accepting scripts through June 30, 2016.

$300 plus a professional reading and Q&A.

Plays submitted must be the original work of the author:

  • Full-lengths, no longer than 2 hours or 100 pages Stage Play Format
  • One-acts
  • Short stage plays
  • Children’s plays
  • Published scripts
  • Scripts that received a workshop
  • Scripts that received a staged reading
  • Scripts that received a non-union production
  • Scripts produced with an AEA Showcase Code or Plan

June Rachelson-Ospa is a Playwright, Lyricist, Book Writer and Broadway Producer.

Sandra Nordgren is a Literary Manager, Playwright, Dramaturg, Artistic Director, Producer, and Founder of New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest.

Stephanie Nathan is a Copy Editor, Writer, Linguist, Historian, Language Teacher, and Performing Artist.

Visit us online for complete details and to Apply. Also see past award recipients. Optional  script analysis is also available for a fee.

* The 2015 Winning Script, ‘Sweet Texas Reckoning’ by Traci Godrey, will have its reading at the Playroom Theater in the heart of NYC’s theater district.

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