published Saturday, September 24th, 2011

CTC calls for scripts from new playwrights

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre announces a call for original scripts to be evaluated for possible production in the Theatre Centre's seventh biennial Festival of New Plays. Scripts must be postmarked no later than Nov. 11.

Up to four scripts will receive productions as part of the festival on April 13-29.

One script will receive a fully staged production on CTC's MainStage and the playwright will receive $1,000. Three plays will be given staged readings in the Circle Theatre and those playwrights will be awarded $250 each.

Any playwright living in Tennessee or residing within a 100-mile radius of Chattanooga outside of Tennessee is eligible.

Playwrights should submit scripts and cover letters, along with a submission fee of $25 per script, to: Festival of New Plays, Chattanooga Theatre Centre, P.O. Box 4023, 400 River St., Chattanooga, TN 37405

For more information and complete rules, visit the CTC website at

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