The Pittsburgh New Works Festival (PNWF) is now accepting one-act plays that have never before been produced. Twelve one-act plays will be selected to be performed as mainstage productions for the festival’s 24th season, which begins in September; an additional six will be selected for staged readings, to be performed the last two Sundays of August.
Each of the 12 playwrights whose plays are selected for mainstage production will receive a $50 honorarium.
The playwright who receives the most votes for Outstanding Contribution by a Playwright in the balloting for the Donna Awards will receive $500, to be awarded at the Gala in October. All playwrights will receive brief comments from at least two readers. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-944-2NEW (2639)
Here are a few samples of the kind of feedback that you will receive from readers. These samples are from a variety of different judges and have a wide spread when it comes to the overall scores of the plays. Please keep in mind that the Festival is implementing a new training program this season for our readers to increase the overall quality of the feedback that you will receive. You will need the ability to open pdfs to view theses files. If you don’t currently have reader software, you can download Adobe Reader at no cost here.
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