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Playwrights Local seeks original, unproduced plays for our 2017-2018 programs, including the 3rd Annual Cleveland Playwrights Festival (Fall
2017) and our developmental Play Lab (Winter/Spring 2018). Playwrights may submit up to two pieces: one ten-minute play and one
one-act or full-length play. All unproduced, original plays for adult audiences are accepted, including one-person plays. (Not accepted:
children’s plays, musicals, adaptations of copyrighted material, and translations.) Find more information at our Submission page
NO SUBMISSION FEE!
Open to all playwrights age 18 or older who are permanent residents of any county in Northeast Ohio.
Submissions open on January 1, 2017 and close on March 31, 2017. Early submissions are encouraged.
Selections will be announced by July 31, 2017. For guidelines and additional information, see Playwrights Local’s Submission page.
Playwrights Local is a 501(c)(3) theater company based in Cleveland. As a playwrights’ center, our goal is to provide a home base for all novice and experienced dramatic writers in Northeast Ohio—that is, to serve as a creative outlet for anyone interested in writing for the stage and screen. We offer free classes, produce original plays, provide networking opportunities, and engage the community through outreach projects. Playwrights Local strives to increase the impact of original theater on the community and to raise the profile of area playwrights both within Greater Cleveland and beyond.