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Play Submissions Helper publishes contests with July deadlines

Play Submissions Helper has just published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines in July 2014. As usual, we’ve already picked and posted the ones we’ve found most relevant (most of these are based in the US), but if you’d like to peruse the whole list you can find it here. Source:  Play Submissions Helper

Lion Tamers Theatre Company seeking full length scripts for 2015 tour

The Lion Tamers Theatre Company is looking for submissions for their 2015 North West tour. What to submit:  Your play must meet the following requirements: Cast size:  Strictly between 2 and 4 cast members.  They can allow for doubling, however they must be strict on not having more than 4 actors.  They particularly welcome scripts …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 06 June 2014

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). MAC Birmingham Performing Arts Fellowship – call for Expressions of Interest – Deadline: 5 June 2014 at 10am Cro Magnon Theatre accepting scripts on the theme ‘SCREAM’ – Deadline: 6 June 2014 …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 30 May 2014

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Enterprise Theatre seeking 10-min plays on bullying (San Diego, CA) – Deadline: 30 May 2014 Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize launched (£20 entry fee) – Deadline: 30 May 2014 Theatre Royal Stratford East …

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Up to Scratch at the Rich Mix Youth Takeover Call for Submissions (age 16-25)

The Rich Mix Youth Takeover takes place in August each year, presenting a 3-week programme of events specially dedicated to young people aged 16-25. In preparation for the Takeover this summer, the Rich Mix Young Ambassadors are looking for dynamic performers, producers and directors to come and share their devised pieces; reflecting life in the …

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Tron Theatre (Glasgow) seeking submissions for Progressive Playwright Event

The Progressive Playwright is an evening of play readings for new and developing playwrights, where the playwright can hear short extracts of their work directed and performed by professional actors in The Tron Victorian Bar.  Following the readings there will be feedback and discussion which can help the playwright progress to the next stage of …

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MAC Birmingham Performing Arts Fellowship – call for Expressions of Interest

mac birmingham intends to make an application the BBC Performing Arts Fund to host a Performing Arts Fellowship under the recently announced 2014 scheme. The scheme aims to support individuals through the early stages of their performing arts careers; helping them to establish themselves in the professional world through bespoke placements within existing performing arts organisations. …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 9 May 2014

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). DVM Theatre accepting ideas for scratch night – Deadline: 9 May 2014 Tamasha seeking submissions for scratch night – Deadline: 9 May 2014 Introduction to Playwriting Workshop with Papatango and Ideastap – …

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A (temporary) new look for LPB…

You may notice a temporary new look on the site while we sort out some software issues. Due to a recent update, the WordPress software our site runs on is no longer compatible with our previous design.  We’re adopting this style as a temporary measure, with new changes to come soon! Thanks for your patience.

HighTide Festival 2014 Takeover accepting applications

HighTide Festival Theatre are offering individuals and companies the chance to programme special take-over slots at HighTide Festival on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 April 2014. Successful applicants will receive £200 per slot towards expenses as well as 80% of net Box Office takings. HighTide are open to theatre proposals that include devised work, physical …

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