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High School Playwriting Competition

Baker’s Plays has been an advocate for theater in schools for over one hundred years.  In the spirit of that commitment, we offer this playwriting competition for High School students.  Plays may be about any subject and of any length. It is our hope that this competition will encourage aspiring high school authors to explore the creative possibilities of writing for the stage.

Rules and Regulations:

  • Submissions MUST be accompanied by a complete application form.
  • Submissions must be accompanied by the signature of a sponsoring high school drama or English teacher, attesting to the student author’s qualifications.
  • Teachers may not submit a student’s work.
  • Multiple submissions and co-authored scripts are welcome.
  • The manuscript must be firmly bound and typed.
  • Plays will not be returned.  Do not send originals.
  • A postcard or an e-mail will be sent as notification of our receipt of your manuscript.
  • Submissions are welcome after September 1, 2010.  All plays must be postmarked no later than January 31, 2011.
  • Playwrights will be notified of awards during the month of May 2011.

First Place: $500.00
Second Place: $250.00
Third Place: $100.00
Each winner’s play will be published in a collection by Baker’s Plays with a royalty earning contract.

Details are here.

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