August 7, 2016

Call for 10-Minute Original Plays for The Barn's Annual Play Festival!



Grab your pencils! Or laptops! The Barn Players Theatre is
its eighth annual 6x10 Play Festival on December 9th – 11th
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
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
- Scripts may only be submitted electronically to
"". 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 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 31st, 2016
- 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 that
The Barn Players may produce the script during the festival.
playwright agrees to waive any royalty for the production of
the piece
in the festival and relinquishes all rights to casting decisions
scenic choices.

For more information, please contact Eric Magnus, Artistic
Director of The Barn Players at

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

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