The Eclectic Company Theatre is accepting submissions of original one-act plays for Once Upon a Glitch in Time: Steampunk Fairy Tales. The shows will be premiering in Fall 2016. The deadline for submissions is February 15th, 2016.
Below are the submission guidelines:
- A limit of two plays per playwright
- It should be a one act play, at least 5 minutes and at most 25 minutes
- Must be an original work with no prior production
- Each play must be based on a well-known fairy tale, and must include at least two different fairy tale characters interacting within the story.
Please note: THIS IS NOT A RETELLING OF A FAIRY TALE, BUT A BRAND NEW TALE.
- Each play must have a steampunk element. Think clock hands, gears, airships, THINK VICTORIAN SCIENCE FICTION.
- Although it’s not solely for children, please keep each play kid-friendly, but something that adults can enjoy as well.
Submissions are open to any writer. By submitting a script you agree to the following:
- Once script is selected, writer must be willing to work with producer on any necessary changes.
- Must be willing to continue to workshop the play with other playwrights and make any necessary rewrites after our staged reading (in March of 2016.)
- Playwright whose work is chosen will receive a stipend of $25 and 4 comp tickets to see the show.
- Must be willing and accept the chance this will get published in an anthology at the end of the run.
Plays should be submitted in a PDF format without name or contact information of the writer on the script. Please place the writer’s name and contact information in the text of the email or on a separate page. The subject line should be the title of script, writer’s name. For example: “Snow White’s 8th Dwarf, John Doe”
Scripts and any questions should be emailed to ECTSteampunkFairyTales@gmail.com.