Quad-City area playwrights have until April 15 to submit an original 10-minute script to the Quad-City Playwrights’ Festival. A jury will select a maximum of five scripts for their originality and potential for engaging a live audience. Augustana student actors will present a staged reading of the winning scripts at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17 in the Black Box Theatre, inside the Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts (3701 7th Ave.). A talkback and reception will follow. The public is invited, and admission is free.

 

Quad-City area playwrights have until April 15 to submit an original 10-minute script to the Quad-City Playwrights’ Festival. A jury will select a maximum of five scripts for their originality and potential for engaging a live audience. Augustana student actors will present a staged reading of the winning scripts at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17 in the Black Box Theatre, inside the Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts (3701 7th Ave.). A talkback and reception will follow. The public is invited, and admission is free.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

• Playwrights may submit one original script of any genre by a single author.

 

• No adaptations will be considered. Musicals and plays with copyrighted music or lyrics will not be considered.

 

• Scripts may not be excerpts from larger works.

 

• Please include a cover sheet with playwright’s name, address and phone number.

 

• High school and college students should identify their schools.

 

• Scripts will not be returned.

 

Original 10-minute scripts (maximum 10 pages) by Quad-City area playwrights will be accepted until April 15, 2014. Mail or email typed copies to:

 

Quad-City Playwrights’ Festival

c/o Theatre Arts Department

Augustana College

639-38th Street

Rock Island, IL 61201