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This contest has cash awards and possible staged readings for the winning

plays as party of the SHTARKcontrast New Voices showcase in March 2023.

Submit an original, unproduced play (about 10-12 pages), or about five minutes to perform. The plays should be suitable for all audiences.

The amounts of the cash prizes vary and are determined at the discretion of the contest judges.

Submissions will only be accepted until November 30th at 5:00 pm. The winner(s) will be announced in December.

To submit, please fill out the form below and follow up by emailing a PDF file of your entry to There is a submission fee of $15

All submissions will receive personalized feedback.

Enter SHTARKcontrast New Voices Short Play Competition
Consent to submission fee
Email entry to

Thanks for submitting. Good Luck.

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