The Barn Theatre accepting submissions of One Act Plays for Playwriting Showcase

The Barn Theatre are pleased to announce a Playwriting Showcase in March 2021. Over three nights, we will stage three new works in The Barn Theatre (to a socially distanced audience) and simultaneously live stream these shows via our website.
Audience members will be asked to rate each show with the winning production being developed and staged as a full production at a later date.
Submission Criteria
One Act Plays with a running time of around 50-60 minutes max from all genres. We respectfully decline any submissions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.    Maximum cast size : 5 actors Must be suitable for socially distanced staging on a simple set.
Selection Criteria
Entries will be anonymously assessed to select a series of 3 plays to be performed in March 2021.  Playwrights will not be allowed to direct their own work.  Directors will be appointed by The Barn Theatre management committee.
How do I submit my play?
12 point font size, one and a half line spacing and preferably in PDF format can be emailed to by 31st  December 2020.
Any submissions received outside of these criteria will be ineligible for review & consideration.
The successful playwrights will be informed by mid-January 2021.  Questions? Please email Good luck! The Barn Theatre Club
Deadline: 31 December 2020
Source: direct contact

1 thought on “The Barn Theatre accepting submissions of One Act Plays for Playwriting Showcase”

  1. For your Playwriting Showcase, you say that directors for the plays will be chosen by the Barn Theatre. Presumably you mean that the Barn Theatre will be fully staging the plays themselves. Could you confirm?

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