Submissions for our 2021 Playwright Festival are now closed. 

We are working hard to rate each play and will have decisions by July 1st, 2021.

​Performance and reading dates will also be announced at that time.

The Theater at Drew

We are looking for new or established playwrights to submit their work for our first annual Playwrights Festival.  To be eligible to enter please follow the below rules:

  • Plays must less than 30 minutes.
  • You must own all the rights to your work.
  • Plays must have been written after January 1, 2018.
  • We are accepting all genres.  
  • Solo shows must be no longer than 20 minutes.
  • Pay the $25 Fee Per Play Entered (max of 3 plays)​

Submission of your play allows Brewster Theater Company the right to perform your work in the Fall of 2021. 

To submit your play send us a copy of your play in pdf format no later than May 1st, 2021.  We are requesting two copies of your play.

The first copy should include:

  • One page with all your contact info and headers and footers that include the name of the play and your name.
  • A description of characters.
  • A brief synopsis of your play.

The second copy should be a blind copy and not have your name or any information in the headers or footers. 

  • Remove all personal identification from the play. 
  • Do not include your contact info or name in the pdf.
  • Do not include the name of the play in the pdf.
  • The name of the file of the blind copy should have the name of your play plus the words blind copy.  For example, if your play is called "Play of the Century" the file name of the pdf should be  Play of the Century blind copy.pdf.
  • No identifying information should be on any of the pages. 

Email your play to with the subject of 2021 Playwright Festival: Name of Your Play.

Pay your fee of $25 per play by using the button below.

If your play is selected you will be granted either a reading or a full performance. 

Brewster Theater Company can provide a director and will put out a call for actors.  You may also have your own actors perform in your show. 

If selected the date of your performance will be announced in the Summer as COVID regulations allow.  Our goal is for a live performance, however, we are bound by all New York State rules and regulations.

We will announce winners by July 1st, 2021.

Brewster Theater Company is a 20-year-old community theater that performs it shows in Carmel, NY.  Our theater has a long history of engaging shows with technical expertise.