Albany Civic Theater Seeks Submissions for Local Playwright’s Showcase

Albany Civic Theater is looking for local playwrights for our annual Playwright’s Showcase in July 2019!

Submissions for the *Playwright’s Showcase *should include a brief synopsis and either a hard copy or online version of an original work, character breakdown and any special production needs.  We will accept one-act plays or one act of a longer play.  We also reserve the right to feature more than one original work in the Playwright?s Showcase.

The production will include a simple set which is easily assembled and disassembled.  Costumes should be easily appropriated.  The Playwright?s Showcase is usually a staged reading, rather than a fully realized

*For submissions, here is what you need to do:*

1.      Put your submission in a clean, 8 1/2 x 11 inch manila envelope with the words Playwright?s Showcase clearly printed on it.

2.     Mail a copy of the script of each submission for up to two selections to:

Albany Civic Theater
attn: Katie Weinberg – Artistic Director
235 Second Avenue
Albany, NY  12209

3.       Include your name, address, email address and phone number on your synopsis.

4.       Enter your submissions by *Friday, March 29, 2019.  *If you prefer, you can email your submissions to or deliver them in person to the theater.  There is a mail slot located to the left of the entrance doors.

We look forward to receiving your submissions and beginning the selection process!  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send me an email at

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