TheatreWorks taking one-act play entries
NEW MILFORD — TheatreWorks New Milford, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit theater in New Milford, is now accepting submissions for its first 10 Minute Play Festival, “Tales from the Brookside.”
Submissions must be sent online at http://theatreworks.us/playfestival-event.php no later than Feb. 14, 2019. Only submissions sent this way will be accepted. Plays must be 10 miniutes in length, with a onetime submission fee of $5.
TW Playwrights Workshop, held each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the theatre, is available to help further development of a play. Both beginners and experienced playwrights are welcome.
The festival/competition will be led by Jocelyn Beard and held at TheatreWorks New Milford June 4-8, 2019. A total of 20 10-minute plays will be selected by a panel of judges from among those submitted.
The selected plays will be presented once on one of the first three performance dates, June 4, 5 or 6 at 8 p.m. Two plays from each night, voted on by the audience, will move into the semi-finals on Friday, June 7 at 8 p.m. Four plays will be chosen from the semi-final performances for the finals on Saturday, June 8 at 8 p.m.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners in each category. Contact the theatre at [email protected]works.us or 860-350-6863 if you have any questions.