Call for New Plays

July 15, 2020 by Anonymous

New Play Series

The Umbrella Stage Company is seeking submissions from local playwrights of new work written specifically for a digital platform. Submissions should be 30-40 minutes in length and should leverage technical opportunities unique to a virtual performance environment to create a fully realized, digital audience experience. 

Plays should feature fewer than 6 actors and may be of any genre of the playwright’s choosing. Playwrights will be asked to participate in a talk-back with audiences following each performance.

Plays written by or amplifying BIPOC artists are of particular interest. 

Chosen submissions will receive a $150 fee. 

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis with review starting November 15.

To Submit: Plays may be sent via email to as a PDF, accompanied by a one paragraph summary, artist statement, and complete contact information.




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