Deadline: November 18
Award: $25,000 and production
We’re looking for: unproduced plays that engage with Shakespeare’s work and embrace Shakespeare’s staging conditions. The play must be able to performed with a cast of 10-12 actors. The play must be able to be performed with minimal sets. The play must be able to be performed with universal (shared) lighting. The play must be able to be performed with any and all music and sound effects created in real time, unplugged, and by members of the acting troupe. The play must be 2(ish) hours long.
The play must be inspired by or in conversation with As You Like It, Henry VI (any/all parts), Romeo and Juliet, and Troilus and Cressida. The play must have not yet had a professional production.
For more information and to submit, visit: https://americanshakespearecenter.com/new-contemporaries/submit-a-play.