Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Call for original short Halloween plays by tri-state area writer

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South Street Players (southstreetplayers.org) is seeking short (20 minutes or less), original, HALLOWEEN-themed one-act plays for its Tri-State Theatre Festival: Halloween Edition. The event will take place October 24-26, 2014 in Spring Lake, NJ.

This inaugural event is an offshoot of SSPs popular Tri-State Theater Festival, and will serve as an artistic fundraiser. All proceeds go to SSP to help maintain its commitment to producing high-quality, extremely engaging theatre experiences for the 2014-15 season… and beyond.

Submission Rules and Process:

Seeking original comedic & dramatic Halloween-themed short plays from playwrights currently living in the Tri-State area only (NJ, NY and PA).

Plays must be Halloween-themed, which includes, but is not limited to, plays about ghosts, vampires, werewolves, witches, zombies, trick-or-treating, pumpkins, headless horsemen…pretty much and any and all things Halloween… however all plays must be family-friendly, PG-rated.

Plays must be 20 pages or less. Submissions of longer than 20 pages will be declined for consideration. 

Plays must be in standard playscript format.

Playwrights may submit more than one play, but please be sure your name and email address is on the title page of each script.

SSP is a family theatre – no excessive swearing, no nudity.

No royalties or payment will be provided to playwrights should his or her play be chosen for the festival.

Plays will only be accepted via email: southstreetoneacts@gmail.com

Deadline:  July 4, 2014, 11:59pm.


For more information, please email Rob Sullivan, Festival Producer, at southstreetoneacts@gmail.com.