The Newmarket International Festival of One Act Plays is accepting plays for their 2023 festival

The Format
Performances are over three nights on one stage, at The Old Town Hall in Newmarket, Ontario Canada – Thurs. Sept. 7th, Fri. Sept. 8th, Sat. Sept. 9th, 2023.
A Theatre for Young Audience (TYA) play will be presented on Sun. Sept. 10th, 2023
at a 2 p.m. matinee performance.
Along with your script, your email submission should include the following information:
· Name of Playwright
· Title of the One Act Play
· Playwright’s contact information – Email address (and phone # if available)
· A brief (2-3 sentences) description of your play
· The number of actors and any casting requirements
· Solo Plays will be accepted
· Plays ought to be a minimum of 15 minutes and no more than 45 minutes in length
· List any props, set pieces or technical effects required that are specific to your play
· Indicate if your play has been published
· Include any royalty fees for one performance only – please note that The Newmarket
International Festival of One act Plays is produced by the Very Useful Theatre Company
a non-profit and charitable organization, so the waiver of royalty requirements is appreciated
· Only one script per playwright will be accepted
The festival is committed to presenting a Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) one act play. This provides a wonderful opportunity for emerging young playwrights to have their TYA one act play presented to a paying audience. The Most Outstanding Play will be announced at the Festival.
Submissions deadline is February 28, 2023. Submit your play through the submissions page on our web site at
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Source: Play Submissions and Competitions Facebook Group

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