Calling all Playwrights: Submit Your Drama Now!
Pictured Above: A nonrefundable fee of $10 per script is required for entry. Each of the plays selected for the staged reading will receive a cash prize of $100. Photo Credit: Contributed.
Newsroom Post: NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA
New Hope, PA – Drama at Phillips’ Mill is pleased to announce that the prospectus for the 6th Annual Juried Emerging Playwright Competition is now available online at www.phillipsmill.org/drama/emerging-playwright-competition-prospectus. The acceptance period for submissions is June 26 – August 27 at midnight. A distinguished panel of judges will select up to six plays to be presented before a live audience at a staged reading on Saturday, November 18.
Pictured Above: A reading at Philips Mill. Photo Credit: Contributed.
From its inception, the Emerging Playwright Competition has been a favorite among artists, bringing original, one-act works to the historic stage at Phillips’ Mill in a late fall treat for the entire community. The first 50 entries submitted are considered for the competition. A nonrefundable fee of $10 per script is required for entry. Each of the plays selected for the staged reading will receive a cash prize of $100. Selected plays will be announced on the Phillips’ Mill website during the week of October 9.
Always an enlightening evening, the Emerging Playwright Competition Staged Readings shine a light on local playwrights and offer the community an opportunity to enjoy a thought-provoking night out and support area artists. Since 1929 Phillips’ Mill has served as a meeting place for artists to collaborate and create meaningful works to share with each other and the community. Nestled along the Delaware River just north of New Hope, the historic grist mill provides a charming backdrop to appreciate an inspiring night of drama in Bucks County. To view the prospectus and learn more about the 6th Annual Juried Emerging Playwright Competition please visit www.phillipsmill.org.