CALL FOR SHORT PLAYS
FOR 11TH ANNIVERSARY SHORT PLAYS MARATHON,
NOVEMBER 24, 2012, DOWNTOWN, NEW BEDFORD, MA
The deadline for submissions to reach Culture*Park is Monday,October 1, 2012.
We welcome your play submissions! Please note the following guidelines for submitting a play to Marathon, 2011:
> Plays should have a 15 minute maximum running time (15 pages or fewer)
> Please submit one copy via email, as a .pdf or doc.
> Submissions should be in «standard play format»
> One play submission per playwright, please
> Include a (separate) cover page with playwright name and contact information
> Include a brief synopsis of the play, and character breakdown
> Plays should be recent and never produced
> No re-submissions, please
> Please confirm your availability to attend the Marathon on November 24, and participate in a brief panel discussion about the play/process
> Deadline for submission is 10/1/12
> Seeking plays with regional and/or waterythemes (Not required, though. We consider all plays, always!)
>Please email a copy of the play, cover page and synopsis to: email@example.com with ÒMarathon SubmissionÓ as the subject
Plays will be read and selected by a committee of theater artists and writers. Selected plays will be posted on the Culture*Park website by Monday, October 8, 2012, and playwrights will be contacted. The plays will be presented as staged readings by an ensemble of actors and directors on Saturday, November 24, 2012, in the New Bedford Whaling Museum Theater. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Culture*Park at 774-202-0588. Visit the web site at http://www.culturepark.org for information about Culture*Park, and to view clips from previous Marathons. Follow the 11th Marathon on facebook!
Culture*Park Theatre is a collaborative of theatre and performing artists and entities that supports the production and development of new works in theatre and dance, especially those with regional and culturally provocative themes. Culture*Park has presented over 200 short plays over the past 10 Marathons. Some of the plays have had further development, and subsequent productions, and publication
Marathon sponsors include the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the New Bedford Cultural Council