2018 Play Contest

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Submit your 10-minute play and be a winner!

Six winning plays will be performed by Off The Page Readers Theater.

PRIZES:

Winning Plays:

There will be 6 winning plays selected.

Winning plays will receive three performances in mid-March 2019, presented by
Off The Page Readers Theater

Winning playwrights:
Attend performances for FREE

Winners announced:

Sunday, January 13, 2018

at the Redwood Writers
general membership meeting
2 – 4:30 p.m.
Flamingo Hotel
Santa Rosa

DETAILS:

ENTRIES:

In addition to all Redwood Writers members, the contest is open to:
• All CWC members, regardless of residence.
• Non-member residents of Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt and Solano counties.

DATES:

Submission dates:

Open: Sunday, August 12, 2018
Close: Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 9 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO OPEN THE PLAY CONTEST FLIER

ENTRY FEE:

California Writers Club
Members:

$10

Non-members:

$15

(Not a member yet?
Click here to find out why you should join the Redwood Writers.)

RULES

Please observe the following contest rules; otherwise, your entry may be disqualified.

  • DO NOT place your name or contact information anywhere on your submission. This is a blind judging.
  • Only original, previously unpublished/unproduced work will be considered
  • Submit as a doc
  • Only original, unpublished/unproduced works
  • Maximum 10-minute play (1 minute per page – max 10 pages)
  • Maximum 5 characters
  • Play must take place in one scene or with continuous, non-stop action.
  • Format: Manuscripts must be single-spaced and use 12-pointTimes New Roman font in a Word document
  • Number the pages, top right.
  • Use standard play format. Click here for a sample play format.
  • Maximum two submissions per entrant (Only one play per playwright will be eligible for production)
  • Please use the online form to submit your entry and payment. Only submissions uploaded via the online form will be accepted for judging.
  • Immediate family members of judges and chairs of this contest are not eligible to submit.
  • Upon submission, if you choose to pay with a check, please make check out to "CWC Redwood," and write "Play Contest" on the memo line.
    Please mail check to:
    Redwood Writers
    P.O. Box 4687
    Santa Rosa, CA 95402

Questions should be addressed to:
playcontest@redwoodwriters.org
or use the form, below.

Judges

MALENE ELJUMAILY

Malena Eljumaily

Malena Eljumaily currently serves on the Redwood Writers Board of Directors as treasurer after having been the chapter's secterary. As well, she is chair of RW workshops. Malena's play, "Special Delivery," has been produced twice and has been elected Audience Favorite both times. Malena lives in Santa Rosa.

HILARY MOORE

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Hilary Moore is an actor, a director, a poet, and a founding member of Off the Page Readers Theater. Hilary started her theatrical antics as a toddler, singing commercials to whomever would listen, followed by a childhood full of "let’s pretend." Her adult roles include many as an improv actor, and onstage with West County's River Players, Redding's Riverfront Playhouse, and Port Townsend's Bare Boards.

LINDA L. REID

Linda-Reid

Linda Loveland Reid is past president of Redwood Writers and a Jack London Award recipient. Linda has directed theater in Sonoma and Marin counties for more than 30 years. She is author of two novels, a figurative oil painter, and an art history instructor at Sonoma State University and Dominican University's Osher Lifelong Learning program.

CHAIR

Linda Reid and Malena Eljumaily both serve as co-chairs for this contest.

Email questions and comments to playcontest@redwoodwriters.org, or use the form, below.

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ENTER TODAY!

Complete the contest registration form, and upload your story.

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