Playwrights Festival

 In Celebration of the Tenth Anniversary of the Provincetown Theater 

The 2014 Fall Playwrights’ Festival Will Honor Past and Present Playwrights

With Plays from the Provincelands Dune Shacks

All submitted plays must be set by a Provincetown Dune Shack.  Exterior and/or Interior.  The set will be similar to the Dune Shack in the photograph above.   The Exterior will be the front of the Shack, placed diagonally on the stage.  (Remove the side wall and the roof.)  The interior will be one room with a cot, a chair and a small table.  All other props in your play must be hand props (aka, can be carried on and off stage by the actors).

Ten minute plays only to be considered.

Plays must be previously unproduced.

Playwrights must be New England based or have ties to The Provincetown Theater’s past.

Deadline for submission: 12pm on August 11th, 2014


Please Submit:

One Electronic sent to:

Please send in ONE email: A Separate cover page with the Title, your Name, and a 3-4 sentence Synopsis AND in another document the script, which includes a Title page, a character breakdown and setting.  DO NOT include your name on this script.  It must be a blind copy.  All documents must be sent in doc or pdf format.


Three Paper Submissions sent to:

Provincetown Theater

ATTN:  Fall Playwrights’ Fest

238 Bradford St

Provincetown, MA 02657

Include 3 blind copies of the script.  Your name must not be attached to the script in any way.  Please include a Title page, a Character breakdown and the Setting.  Please number the pages and staple each script.  Please include a separate cover page with the Title, your Name, and a 3-4 sentence Synopsis.


You will be notified by September 17th, 2014 on whether or not your play is selected.

Dates of performance: November 6th – 9th, 2014.  Thursday – Saturday, 7:30pm, Sunday at 3pm.  Playwright is required to attend at least one performance of the festival and is invited to attend a facilitated Talk-Back immediatly following the Sunday 3pm performance.
Thank you for participating in this year’s festival.  We are excited to see what you all come up with.  Have fun!