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  • Submissions are open to any playwright whether from South Carolina, the region, country, or from around the world! 
  • Multiple entries per playwright/playwright’s representative is permitted.
  • Playwrights must submit a cover letter along with their script that includes a brief summary of the play, a description of the playwright's connection to South Carolina, and a suggestion of the unique perspective or experience provided by the playwright's body of work.
  • NO entries may be previously published.
  • Likewise, NO entries may have previously fully realized, regionally produced performances through the dates of the Centre Stage New Play Festival 2023 (previous readings and workshops are acceptable).
  • Entries may have NO more than seven (7) actors required.
  • All entries must be no more than 120 pages, but one-act and full-length plays are welcome.
  • Scripts must be in the Traditional or Modern format for plays as defined by the Dramatists Guild. 
  • While screenplays and 10-minute plays will NOT be accepted, musicals and plays with music may be submitted.
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