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Young Playwrights Festival seeks submissions

Published February 17. 2013 4:00AM

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is accepting scripts for its 8th annual Young Playwrights Festival.

Students begin working Friday, May 10, and spend the weekend with a creative team made up of a director, dramaturg and actors to develop their scripts. The festival concludes with a script-in-hand public reading of the students' work on Sunday, May 12.

Plays will be selected on a competitive basis. Submission requirements are as follows:

Students grades 6 through 12 are eligible; students must submit 10 to 15 pages of original work; an application with a completed checklist and two copies of the scripts must be received by Feb. 25.

Send submissions to Young Playwrights Festival, c/o Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 305 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT 06385.

To receive an application or for more information, visit www.theoneill.org or contact Festival Director Sophia Chapadjiev at sophia@theoneill.org.

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