Submissions should be of a HALLOWEEN theme in honor of HALLOWEEN. Should befocussed on scary, haunting, and Halloween experiences and ideas.2.
Each production will have four performances; Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
(Tech will be the previous Sunday.)
There will be three separate weeks.
Festival staff will try topair up one-acts according to theme and running time.
Please let us know if you have any dateconﬂicts.
We will try to work around conﬂict of selected plays but be aware that conﬂicts mightexclude you from the festival.3.
Please mail or hand-deliver two (2) bound, hard copy, blind submissions, of your play not toexceed 15 pages/15 minutes, with the application form (below) to the above address.
Pleaseinclude a CD of music if you are submitting a musical.
Make sure that a cast breakdown andsynopsis is included.
In addition, you must e-mail one copy.
There is no submission fee but welimit the number of plays by each playwright to two (2).
Plays will not be returned so please donot send SASE. Blind submission: Pages should have no identifying marks other than the titleand/or page numbers.
The application should have all identifying information.4.
All completed submissions must be received by 5:00PM, Friday, April 12TH.5.
Playwrights or their representatives are responsible for all aspects of their production; costs,casting (non-equity), rehearsals, props.
A list of available set pieces will be provided at pre-Festival meeting.
The load in and load out will be done by the actors and staff in under 2minutes so, please, limit your requirements.
There will be a meet and greet for authors orrepresentative which is mandatory.
Please limit lights and sound cues to maximum of 5 (ﬁve)which should include lights up and black out.6.
Selected plays will be asked to contribute a $50 technical fee to assist producers in coveringthe cost of stafﬁng and programs.
(The Players’ Theatre will provide production stage manager(lighting/sound technician), house manager, box ofﬁce personnel and media.)
Lights will be agneral wash.
There is no storage space for props or costumes so limit them to what you can carryback and forth. Festival staff will provide each accepted production with one half-hour tech time.
Each production will tech the Sunday before performance week and all cast members arerequired to be there.
The Short Play Festival SPF/BOO | OCTOBER 2013
AUGUST 16, 2013