Thursday, May 1, 2008

Staged Reading Play submission Guidelines

You see them here first. The official submission guidelines for the staged reading series. Every year one of the five slots will be dedicated to an original script by a local playwright. This year we had two wonderful one act plays that made for an enjoyable evening of theatre.

You could be the next t have a world premiere at Civic Theatre:

Staged Reading Submission Guidelines:

For Playwrights

Please Note: We prefer electronic queries/submissions sent to

Physical Address is:

Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette

Attn: Staged Reading Committee

313 North 5th Street

Lafayette, IN 47901

Civic Theatre is a Community Theatre located in downtown Lafayette Indiana. Seating capacity is 155.

Specific Guidelines:

· Will accept query/synopsis with 5-page dialogue sample and SASE/SASP.

· Prefer full script submissions

· Musicals must submit a sample recording of music selection.

· Best Time to Submit: January – May

· Response Time: As soon as possible, all notified no later than July

· Your Chances: 1 – 2 staged readings every year, there are several submissions every year

· Contract: No royalties paid at this time

· Cast Size: 10 or less preferred

· Geographical Locations: playwright must reside in the 14 county region. Benton County, Carroll County, Cass County, Clinton County, Fountain County, Howard County, Jasper County, Montgomery County, Newton County, Pulaski County, Tippecanoe County, Tipton County, Warren County, White County

“The thing that makes a creative person is to be creative and that is all there is to it.”
– Edward Albee

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