The 2017 Arch and Bruce Brown Playwriting Competition will be open to submissions from 1 March through 30 April 2017. All manuscripts must be electronically submitted (no hard copies) and received by midnight on 30 April. 2017.
Only the first 150 submissions will be accepted, and we will not consider work previously submitted to this competition.
Only full-length works (dramas, comedies, musicals, screenplays) will be considered.
One entry per author, please. Scripts must be original and in English. All must concern lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or genderqueer life and be based on, or directly inspired by, a historical person, culture, work of art, or event.
There is no entry fee.
Prizes are as follows:
- First Prize, $3,000;
- Second Prize, $1,500;
- Honorable Mentions, $500.
Prizewinners will be announced before the end of the year.
For more information about entry requirements and submitting, please visit the website here.