Unspoken Theatre seeking submissions for Festival of Mythic Shorts (Toronto, Canada)

In 2014 Unspoken Theatre will host a festival of short new work adapted from classical, traditional, mythological or sacred stories. We invite playwrights to submit short theatre pieces to our Festival of Mythic Shorts by January 16, 2014 for consideration in the festival. Note that early submissions are encouraged.

Eligibility:  Work must not have been produced professionally (workshop, amateur, or student productions may be allowed – please send production history details).  Playwrights must hold the rights to work they submit.  Preference will be given to Toronto area playwrights, but admissions are open to all.

What to submit:  Submissions must be no longer than 6000 words and may be as short as desired. Monologues are welcome.  Multiple submissions from the same playwright are acceptable, but the total combined word count for all submissions must not exceed 6000 words.  Pieces must be adaptations of mythological, classical, traditional or sacred stories OR must feature characters drawn from these sources.

How to apply:  Files of the full script and playwright’s contact info should be submitted in word or pdf via email to unspokentheatrecompany@gmail.com.  Please list MYTHIC SHORTS SUBMISSION in the subject line.

What you get:  Successful applicants will receive a workshop, reading, or full-production in the festival. No monetary remuneration is offered.

Deadline:  16 January 2014

Source:  Play Submissions Helper

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