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We are looking for new or established playwrights to submit their one-act plays for our second annual Playwrights Festival. To be eligible to enter please follow the below rules:

  • Plays must be one-act and less than 30 minutes.
  • You must own all the rights to your work.
  • Plays must have been written after January 1, 2020.
  • 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)​
  • Send the two pdfs detailed below to BrewsterTheaterInfo@gmail.com with the subject of "2023 Playwright Festival Submission- <name of play>"
  • Include your contact information in that email.
  • Submission Deadline is May 1st, 2023

Payment is via Square and we can accept all major credit cards.  We do not issue waivers for the fee and will not consider your play without payment. You will receive an email confirming full receipt once we receive both the plays and the fee.

One of the nine selected plays from 2022

Hope Springs a Turtle

​Written by Bill Brohaugh and Lisa Holt

Pay your fee below with your submission.

Winners of our playwright festival receive a free subscription to Playwright Helper

Submission of your play allows Brewster Theater Company the right to perform your work in 2023. If accepted, you also grant the right for us to film the show for archival purposes and use up to 10 seconds of it for promotional purposes in 2024.

To submit your play send us TWO (2) copies of your play in pdf format no later than May 1, 2023. We are requesting two copies of your play.

The first copy should include:

  • One page with all your contact info.
  • Each page should have headers and footers that include the name of the play and your name.
  • A description of characters.
  • A brief synopsis of your play.
  • Plays should be double-spaced between characters, single-spaced dialogue, with proper play formatting and no more than 30 pages with a 12-point font size.

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.

For questions - send an email to BrewsterTheaterInfo@gmail.com. 

Winning plays will be performed on the weekend of September 22, 23, and 24th  You will be notified by June 15th, 2023 of our decision.

Our first full-length production of 2023, "Three Turns at the Gun Hill Diner" by Larry Eckerle was brought to our stage as a result of his 2022 one-act selection, "How Long is Now?"  Brewster Theater is committed to bringing more original works to our stages in the coming years.

Brewster Theater Company

​Executive Producer