Submissions are closed for the 2022 Season. Congratulations to the 2022 Finalists!

Shorts Finalists

Debra Cole, The Price of Freedom

Luke Herzog, The 7th Inversion

Guy Newsham, A Perfect Two, 10…9…8…

Patti Veconi, Guestbook

Julie Zaffarano, The Sign

Submissions for 2023 will open in early September. DEADLINE for 2023 submissions: In our inbox 11:59 p.m., March 15, 2023.

Short-Short Category

  • Short-Short Submissions must have a performance time of no less than 5 minutes and no more than 10 minutes.
  • Submit 2 pdf files: Script in PDF Format and Title Page/Author Document in PDF Format
  • Script in PDF Format: Scripts will only be accepted via electronic submissions in PDF format, with the exact title of the play as the name of the PDF. No identifying information should be included in this file. Scripts must be typed in 12 pt font with appropriately marked page numbers.
  • Title Page/Author Document: Writer name and contact information must be on the title document only.
  • There is a $10 submission fee for each submission to cover processing costs. You may submit up to 2 shorts in EACH $10 submission packet.
  • Due to the volume of scripts, we are unable to comment on any submissions.
  • Postmark / email deadline is March 15, 2022. No submissions will be accepted past that date.
  • Play must not have had a prior production, although those work-shopped before non-paying audiences are acceptable.
  • Published plays are not eligible.
  • Musicals are not accepted.
  • Scripts not meeting the criteria will be rejected.


Step 1: Submit Payment Below:

Shorts Submission


Step 2: Fill out online form and submit your Shorts Script PDF and Shorts Title Page / Author PDF

QUESTIONS: Email with the subject line PLAYWRITING QUESTION. You will receive notification once we have received all materials (script & payment.)