THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. 

The Citadel Theatre 10 Minute Play Contest

Citadel Theatre proudly announces our first 10 Minute Play Contest! 

All submissions will be read by a panel of judges comprised of professional theater artists. 

Awards: First place:  $350, second place: $100 and third place prize of $50.  

The top 10 plays will be included in Citadel Theatre’s 1st Annual Ten Minute Play Festival.

Submission Details

  • Script maximum page count- 20 pages
  • $5 Submission Fee  (due at time of submission)
  • Submisson Deadline: May 15, 2018
  • Multiple Submissions Allowed (Up to 3 scripts maximum)
  • The top 10 scripts will be announced on our website on June 21, 2018.

Submission Guidelines

  1. Title Page: Please include your name, address, phone number, email address and a brief biography.
  2. Submissions must be original, unpublished 10-minute plays written in English. Adaptations are accepted: playwright must show proof of rights held unless source text is in the public domain. 
  3. No professionally produced or published scripts. Plays that have had a workshop, reading, or non-professional production are eligible.
  4. Scripts under option or scheduled for a professional production or publication at the time of submission are not eligible.
  5. Plays must be sent as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file to submissions@citadeltheatre.org by May 15, 2018

All administrative fees are applied towards the administration of this contest. 

6. If you have questions, please email to submissions@citadeltheatre.org. No phone calls please.

Citadel Theatre Company reserves the right to reject any manuscript for any reason.