Tuesday, May 19, 2015

One-Act Play Competition: WordWave

Lake Tahoe, home to one of the most beautiful historic theaters in the nation, presents the WordWave One-Act Play Competition. Enter your one-act play, win, and watch it unfold on stage at the Boathouse Theatre overlooking Lake Tahoe.

Through June 30, Tahoe WordWave will accept submissions to our playwriting contest. The winning plays—two will be selected—will be directed and performed at the historic Valhalla Boathouse Theatre in South Lake Tahoe.

The winner will receive:
lodging for 3 nights before production (double occupancy)
• access to rehearsals at any time
• $500 prize
• the opportunity to speak to the audience before or after the production
• the winning plays will be directed and performed as staged readings on stage at the Valhalla Boathouse Theatre by local actors

Submission Guidelines
• All entries must be submitted online in the form of a pdf.
• We will only consider manuscripts with a running time of no more than 60 minutes.
• Pictures, sketches or descriptions of your vision are always helpful.
• We do not require specific formatting. However, your efforts to ensure your script is free of misspellings and typos will help the submissions editor.
• Multiple submissions are accepted.

Submission Requirements
The following information must accompany your submission or query:
Submit one-acts of no longer than 60 minutes by June 30 at 12am (midnight). Any submission after this time will not be considered.
• Submissions must be entered under one of two categories: drama or comedy
There is a $10 submission fee for each entry paid via Paypal. 

• 100-200 word synopsis.
• Cast list that indicates the number of female roles, the number of male roles and the number of roles that can be performed by either gender.
• Set design(s). Please feel free to provide diagrams and/or pictures.
• Estimated running time.
• Contact information.

More info at our website.

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