Final Draft New Play Festival



We are currently accepting submissions for the 2020 Final Draft New Play Festival. Full-length plays, one-acts, and musicals are all open for consideration.

Before submitting, please be sure to review the New Village Arts Mission Statement, current season and production history to determine if your work will fit with NVA.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: September 6, 2019

Selected playwrights will be notified no later than October 7, 2019.

The Final Draft New Play Festival will take place from January 9 - 12, 2020, at New Village Arts.

Please note that playwrights must have availability between January 3 and January 12 to participate. If you are not available between those dates, please do not apply.

FINAL DRAFT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Playwright contact information including phone number and email address
  • A full description/synopsis – including genre, length, major plot points, and the climax of the play (ideally 1 page or less)
  • Any relevant production history
  • Character descriptions/casting requirements
  • Representative 10 pages of script (if mailing, please make sure this is unbound)
  • Full script
  • Musicals: MP3 Files of music/songs (please do not send sheet music)
Please submit your packet via email to newplays@newvillagearts.org with the subject "Final Draft 2020".

Submissions that do not follow the requirements above will not be accepted.

For questions, contact AJ Knox at aj@newvillagearts.org

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