Theatre Oxford’s annual 10-Minute Play Festival draws new works from all over the world. The grand prize is $1,000 plus production in arts-loving Oxford Mississippi, a town beloved for its literary history.
Submission fee: $10 (U.S. dollars).
Deadline: May 15
Grand prize: $1,000 and production of the winning script
Second prize: $250
Third Prize: $100
- Only original plays, never before produced, are eligible.
- The play, exclusive of title and cast pages, may be no more than 10 pages.
- Play should have 2-4 characters and minimal props and costumes.
- Authors may submit multiple plays, but each play submitted must be accompanied by an entry fee.
- Assemble script as follows:
- First page: Title, cast of characters, time and place information.
- Second page: First page of the script. The other pages of the play follow.
- NAME OF THE PLAY AND PAGE NUMBERS ON EVERY PAGE, starting with the first page of the script.
- All authors agree to permit Theatre Oxford to produce their contest-entry play if the theater should wish to do so. Authors retain copyright and full ownership of their plays.
All plays are judged blind. Five finalists will be chosen; only they will be notified of judging results.