Echo Theater Company announces second annual New Play Competition

Taken from the press release:

LOS ANGELES (March 25, 2024) — The Echo Theater Company is now accepting submissions of original (no adaptations or translations), unpublished, unproduced, non-musical stage plays that are between 60 and 150 pages in length for its 2024 New Play Competition.

Cash prizes include a $1000 honorarium for first place, $500 for second place, and $250 for third place. In addition, travel and housing will be provided to the first place winner to attend a rehearsed, public reading of their play at Atwater Village Theater in Los Angeles. The second place winner will receive a rehearsed online reading, and third place will include a note session with members of the Echo’s artistic staff.

Prize committee judges include literary agent Beth Blickers; 59E59 Theaters artistic director Val Day; The Playwrights Realm associate artistic director Alexis Williams; and award-winning playwrights Bernardo Cubría and Guy Zimmerman.

The deadline to apply is July 1, 2024. Winners will be announced on September 1.

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