Sanguine Theatre Accepting Submissions for Annual Project Playwright Competition 

Sanguine Theatre Company are currently accepting submissions for their annual project playwright competition. They are looking for full-length plays of any genre to be submitted for consideration.

Playwrights based anywhere in the world are encouraged to submit their work. The winner of Project Playwright receives a fully-produced world premiere of their play in New York City as a part of Sanguine’s 2018 season. Now in its 8th year, Project Playwright promotes the discovery of new and unheard voices, and solidifies Sanguine Theatre Company’s commitment to the complete theatrical process, from page to stage.

From the hundreds of annual submissions, Sanguine’s literary team determines 3-6 finalists, announced in December. In January, Sanguine Theatre Company will produce a festival evening of staged readings in New York City with excerpts of the finalists’ scripts. Each excerpt is assigned a director and team of actors, and the audience votes on the winning script.

Before submitting, each playwright is asked to read the guidelines and agreements, which can be found on Sanguine’s website (direct link: The entry fee for the competition is $5.00, processed by Stripe via an online submission form. Questions can be directed to

How to apply: Submissions must be made via the Sanguine Theatre Company website which can be found here.

To apply you must submit the following information:

  • Contact information

  • Play information and short synopsis

  • A PDF version of the play with the file name “Playwright Last Name_Play Title”

  • $5 administrative fee

Deadline: 31 October 2017 

Source: Direct Contact

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