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Carrollwood Players Theatre seeks submissions of original short plays by playwrights aged 12 and under for Kidspeak 5.0!
Join us as we celebrate 5 years of inspiring young playwrights to reach for the stars! Explore the imaginations of our writers as an adult cast performs a staged reading of short plays submitted by kid playwrights. Audiences of all ages love the results, so come escape into a world of wonderment and endless possibility.
We are now accepting submissions of plays!
Kidspeak is a great opportunity for young aspiring playwrights to have the chance to see their original short play performed by a cast of adult actors!
Playwright must be 12 years of age or younger at time of submission.
Play must be 100% ORIGINAL material, written by the submitting young playwright.
Play submission must be in PDF format, typed and double-spaced.
Play should be approximately ten to twelve minutes in performance length.
Play can be in any genre (drama, comedy, science fiction, etc)
Play should contain between 2 and 8 characters, written in dialogue format.
Submissions are due no later than 11:59 pm on March 1, 2020.
Playwright and parent/guardian grant permission for Carrollwood Players, Inc. to present play without royalty or compensation.
Approximately seven to ten short plays will be selected for performance by a cast of adult actors at Carrollwood Players Theatre on April 17, 18, and 19, 2020.
Each playwright of a play selected for presentation will receive 1 complimentary ticket to attend a performance.
Not all submitted plays will be selected.
Due to the volume of submissions, we are unable to personally acknowledge receipt of your submission.
Selected playwrights will be contacted by March 10, 2020.
Playwrights whose work is not selected will not be contacted.
Please visit https://tinyurl.com/kidspeakplays to submit a play!
Are you an actor aged 15 and up interested in auditioning for the show?