Sky Blue Theatre accepting one-act plays for British Theatre Challenge (£16 fee)

Sky Blue Theatre Company is now accepting submissions of one-act plays for the 2016 British Theatre Challenge competition.

What to submit:

  • The competition is open to all nationalities, but plays must be written in English and unpublished for the duration of the competition.
  • Plays must be written for the stage for more than one actor with a running time of between 10 and 30 minutes.
  • By entering the competition the writer affirms that their entry is original and they have sole rights to all matters contained within the play.
  • The authors name and contact details must be removed from all pages of the script. All pages to be numbered.
  • The first page of each script should include a completed play synopsis of no more than 50 words, a list of characters, a description of setting.

Fee:  Entries must be submitted with full payment of £16 per play. Entrants may submit any number of plays and each play must be accompanied by the appropriate entry fee.

What you get:  The 10 winning plays will be:

  • Given a full performance at the Lost Theatre, London
  • Developed by professional directors
  • Performed by professional actors
  • Given written assessments by theatre professionals
  • Considered for publication by Samuel French and Lazy Bee Scripts
  • Filmed in performance by Mini Mammoth Films
  • A public audience will vote for their favourite
  • Mini Mammoth film award, 1 play may be turned into a short film
  • Up to 25 plays will be shortlisted

How to apply:  Applications can be made via the competition website.

Deadline:  30 March 2016

Source:  Playwrights’ Studio Scotland

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