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11th Annual Play Festival

Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette's 11th Annual Up To 10-Minute Play Festival will take place June 23-25, 2023. See play submissions details below.

Play Submission

Playwrights can submit one 1-minute script and one up-to-10-minute script for judging. The submission deadline is Wednesday, March 1 at 4 pm. EST or until 50 scripts have been received per category.  Submissions are open to all Indiana residents. 


Scripts must be attached as either a PDF or Word file in a message to The subject line should be the playwright’s last name, the play title, and the submission category – either 1- minute or up-to-10-minutes, for example: Smith, “This Is a Good Play Title,” 1-minute play. The name of the play, its category and the playwright’s contact information – name, physical address, e-mail address and phone number – must be included in the body of the message, too.


Other submission rules:

  • Playwrights must be 16 years and older to submit.

  • Submissions must be plays only. Musicals will not be accepted.

  • Please submit only one script per message.

  • Plays must not have been produced or published prior to submission.

  • Plays that are longer than 1 minute or longer than 10 minutes, depending on the category, will not be accepted.

  • The cast size is limited to five people; casts will include actors ages 18 and older, only.

  • Scripts should have simple production elements. Directors will have four chairs, a kitchen table, and two cubes as set pieces.

  • Scripts must have simple costuming and technical requirements.

Civic Theatre will contact all playwrights by email prior to a public announcement of the winning scripts on April 10. The 11th Annual Play Festival will be produced June 23 -25, 2023.


Ready to submit your script?

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