Now Open: New Works Play Festival @ Massasoit Theatre Company, Brockton [18 October]

Now Open: New Works Play Festival


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18
October
23:59 - 02:00

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Massasoit Theatre Company
1 Massasoit Blvd, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302
NEW WORKS PLAY FESTIVAL
A PLAYWRITING COMPETITION
NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS

Massasoit Theatre Company is now accepting submissions for its second annual New Works Festival 2018. The Festival will premiere the original work of five playwrights in an evening of staged readings presented at the Buckley Performing Arts Center. The festival is a collaboration between Massasoit Theatre Company and Massasoit Community College, seeking to offer local playwrights an opportunity to showcase their work.
After being read by a panel, five plays will be selected from those submitted and will receive a rehearsed staged reading in front of an audience with a Q&A for each of the pieces.
If you would like to have your piece considered please read the guidelines below. You may apply online by using the link below:
goo.gl/forms/AUoL9lfkn27neXWR2

If you prefer to send your materials by mail, please send them to:
MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
One Massasoit Blvd.
Brockton, MA. 02302
ATT: Corinne M. Mason

Deadline: November 1, 2017
Winners Announced: January 2, 2018
New Works Festival: May 11-12, 2018

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Category 1: Short Form Plays
Plays can be of any genre but need to be between 10 and 15 minutes in length and have no more than 6 actors. Three plays will be chosen in the Short Play category. There is no entry fee.
• Completed application – goo.gl/forms/AUoL9lfkn27neXWR2
• 3 Copies of your script if being mailed
• Cover letter and Resume
• Headshot
• Scripts should follow industry standard in terms of font size, layout, page numbering etc.
• Stage directions kept to a minimum where possible
• For the Short Form Play Category, scripts should be a complete piece, not part of a larger script.
• For the Short Form Play Category, a maximum of 6 actors required – if there are more than 6 roles, it should be feasible for the actors to play multiple roles
• Please note that, at present, this is only open to local playwrights and you will need to make yourself available for the performance of your piece if selected.
• Please be aware that if your entry does not follow the above brief it will not be accepted.

Category 2: Long Form Plays
Plays can be of any genre but need to be between 25 and 90 minutes in length and have no more than 15 actors. One play will be chosen in the One Act Category. There is no entry fee.
• Completed application – goo.gl/forms/AUoL9lfkn27neXWR2
• 3 Copies of your script if being mailed
• Cover letter and Resume
• Headshot
• Scripts should follow industry standard in terms of font size, layout, page numbering etc.
• Stage directions kept to a minimum where possible
• For the Long Form Play Category, scripts of between 45 and 90 minutes in length, either a complete piece, or part of a longer piece that is able to stand alone and be coherent for an audience
• For the Long Form Play Category, a maximum of 15 actors required – if there are more than 15 roles, it should be feasible for the actors to play multiple roles
• Please note that, at present, this is only open to local playwrights and you will need to make yourself available for the performance of your piece if selected.
• Please be aware that if your entry does not follow the above brief it will not be accepted.

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to email Corinne Mason at [email protected]
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