July 29, 2015

Call for Scripts - 2015 Barn Players 6 x 10 Ten-Minute Play Festival...Corrected Press Release



Grab your pencils! Or laptops! The Barn Players Theatre is
its eighth annual 6x10 Play Festival on December 11th – 13th,
and we are looking for some great scripts. The Festival will
produce six short plays, each roughly ten minutes in length
and all by local & regional writers. Tell us a great story in ten
minutes and you'll get the chance to see your work performed
on our stage.

Playwrights whose scripts are selected will be encouraged to
participate in rehearsal and to work collaboratively with the
director. They may modify their script as they watch it take
shape on
the stage.

GUIDELINES (please read and follow carefully)
- All playwrights must live within 300 miles of Kansas City.
- Scripts may not have been produced or self-produced
previously in the Greater Kansas City area.
- Scripts should be easily produced in the context of a ten-
play festival (i.e. small casts and simple sets)
- Each playwright may submit up to two (2) scripts for review.
- Scripts may only be submitted electronically to
"tenminute@thebarnplayers.org". Scripts sent via US mail or
dropped off at The Barn will not be considered.
- Each play must be a blind submission (i.e. no playwright
identifiers can be anywhere on the script or cover page) and
must be accompanied by a separate document or email with
playwright's contact information. Submissions received without
following the rules regarding contact information may be
immediately disqualified.
- Each playwright submitting a play will receive a notice of
- No comments or feedback on the scripts will be given.
- There is no entry fee.
- Failure to follow these guidelines of submission will
automatically disqualify a script(s) from consideration.
- Deadline for submission is August 1st, 2015.
- Selections will be made and all playwrights informed through
the a posting on The Barn Players website at

By submitting a script for consideration, the playwright agrees
The Barn Players may produce the script during the festival.
playwright agrees to waive any royalty for the production of the
in the festival and relinquishes all rights to casting decisions or
scenic choices.

For more information, please contact Eric Magnus, Artistic
Director of The Barn Players at emagnitude@me.com

The Barn Players embraces diversity in all aspects of our
organization. Non-traditional and equal-opportunity casting is

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