Search for New High School Playwrights
The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts in Hammond, Louisiana, is proud to sponsor a playwriting contest for area high school playwrights in Tangipahoa, Washington, Livingston, St. Tammany, and Ascension Parishes.
When: We will begin accepting submissions via email on May 15, 2020. The last day to submit will be July 31, 2020.
What: We are looking for one-act plays 30-40 pages in length.
Two winning scripts will be selected to have staged readings at the Columbia Theatre on the evening of October 23rd. The readings will be directed by Mark Leonard and Jim Winter. Each winning playwright will also receive a $500.00 cash prize provided through the generosity of the contest’s creator, Mark Leonard.
For questions about the contest, contact Jim Winter at firstname.lastname@example.org.