Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Competition and Scholarships Prizes!

Worldwide Plays Festival Competition

Thank you Worldwide Pants and Playscripts, Inc., who are each offering a $2,500 scholarship to a winner of Writopia's 2013 Worldwide Plays Festival Competition!

Writers around the country (and Writopia resident playwrights) are invited to submit their plays! We welcome submissions in our elementary school, middle school, and high school categories. The first 250 submissions will receive a written critique by one of our playwriting judges. Two winners in each category will be produced at our theater festival in May!

  • Playscripts Award and Scholarship. High school seniors and juniors are also eligible for our Playscripts Award & Scholarship. The publishing house, Playscripts, has sponsored a $2500 scholarship to the winner (juniors and seniors only) of the 2013 Worldwide Plays Competition. The winning play will also be produced in our festival in May.
  • WPF Humor Award and Scholarship.
  • David Letterman's production house, Worldwide Pants, has sponsored a $2500 scholarship to the playwright who writes the funniest play of the 2013 Worldwide Plays Competition. Playwrights, 6-18, who live in the United States are eligible. The winning play will also be produced in New York City in May.

The Guidelines:
Playwrights must be in 1st-12th grade.
Maximum 12 pages (in standard format)
No more than two collaborators
1 to 12 characters
No fanfiction
Musicals are accepted!
Cover sheet with the following information is required: Title, full name of writer, birthdate, grade, address, two phone numbers

Submissions must be postmarked by Friday, January 25th, and mailed to:
Writopia Lab
155 West 81st Street, Suite A
New York, NY 10024

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