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26th Playwright's Forum Festival





Spokane Civic Theatre is pleased to announce its call for one-act scripts for its 26th Playwrights’ Forum Festival. Selected scripts will be fully produced at the festival to be held June 6 & 7, 2014.

*What? One-act plays that run 30 minutes or less (30 page maximum).

*One script only.

*Please don’t send scripts submitted in previous years.

*Eligibility: Playwrights must reside in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana or Alaska.              

*We welcome plays that are unpublished, unproduced or produced but have not received a professional production.

*Standard play format is preferred.

*There are no restrictions on content, but please no musicals.

*No name on the script.

*No submission fee.

*Electronic submissions only.

*Deadline: February 14, 2014

*Notification: April

Submission procedure:

1. Send the full script as a Microsoft Word or PDF document with no identifying information. Please include a character breakdown.

2. Fill out and send the Playwrights Forum Festival application form.

3. Email the script and application to

Questions? Contact Jim Humes at (509) 325-2507 x405or

Thank you and we look forward to reading your work.

Spokane Civic Theatre is proud to revive its Playwrights Forum Festival, which showcased new work by playwrights across the U.S. for 25 years from 1983-2008. The Civic is a nationally award-winning nonprofit theatre located in Spokane, Washington. Incorporated in 1947, it is one of the oldest community theatres in the country. Its mission is to foster and operate a volunteer live community theatre of high artistic merit.

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