Submissions sought for playwrights award

WAITSFIELD — The Valley Players is now accepting submissions for its 2018 Vermont Playwrights Award. Established in 1982 by the Valley Players, a community theater group, the award is intended to promote the theater arts and to encourage and support the creation of original plays by residents of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

The deadline for submission is Feb. 1. Award submissions must be a full-length, non-musical play suitable for production by a community theater company. The contest is open only to residents of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. The play must not have been previously published or produced.

Entrants may obtain the rules and entry form from our website or by sending a self addressed stamped envelope to: Vermont Playwrights Award, The Valley Players, P.O. Box 441, Waitsfield, VT 05673. For more information, call Sharon Kellermann at 802-793-8362.

A cash prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the winning playwright. The Valley Players reserves the right not to award a prize, and right to produce the winning play.

For more information on the Playwrights Award and the Valley Players, or to download the rules and entry form, visit the website at


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