The Owl and Cat Theatre seeking provocative new plays

One of Melbourne’s leading independent theater’s, The Owl and Cat Theatre, are seeking provocative new plays to produce.

They are looking for work that is thought-provoking/confronting in nature, and work that explores contemporary themes. There is no specific genre stated, they are simply seeking new plays that speak to a modern audience.

Plays should have a running time of 50 – 120 minutes, and should not have been previously produced. Plays should be in PDF format, and should be professionally formatted (e.g. using script-writing software such as Celtx and/or Final Draft). Musicals and previously submitted work are not being accepted.

If selected, your play will run for 3 weeks, with a total of 12 shows. Successful playwrights will receive a payment of AUD $150.

How to apply: Applications should be emailed to with the subject heading: 2017 Script Submission.

Deadline: 1 September 2017 

Source: Direct Contact

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