Sources of Information on Festivals, Contests, and Submission Opportunities
- 1234 For the Show Notice Board
- En Avant Playwrights Board: a highly-recommended notice board
- New England Theatre 411: great for notices and casting.
- New Play Works at MSN Absolutely Theatre
- NYCPlaywrights Blog
- Playwrights’ Center of San Francisco Notice Board
- Stageplays.com Notice Board
Web Indices and Playwright Listings
- Story Foundry New Playwrights. New Plays.
- Playwrights on the Web
- La Ronde, the Playwrights’ Ring
- Moonbeam’s Links Page
- Doollee.com: the free online guide to modern playwrights and theatre plays.
Writer’s Organizations and Business Resources
- International Centre for Women Playwrights
- Playwrights’ Center of San Francisco
- StageSource: The Alliance of Theatre Artists and Producers in Boston.
- MSN Groups Absolutely Theatre: An online theater community that provides a place for sharing information and engaging in discussions about theater with people from all over the globe.
- Dramatists Guild of America
- Writer’s Guild East
- Chicago Dramatists: developing new plays and nurturing playwrights.
- Grub Street: Boston’s independent creative writing center.
- Dramatists.us: Web Sites for American playwrights.
- Writer’s Resource
- Insight for Playwrights: “A monthly marketing newsletter with the latest submission information for theatres, playwriting contests, workshops, residencies, and other development programs for dramatic writers. Insight offers 16 pages a month of important submission information. We scour the trades and the internet for playwriting opportunities…so you can concentrate on your writing.”
- The Writers Store : “Outfitters to the creative writing and film production community since 1982 The Writers Store brings you the best software, classes, and books available.”
- American Assoc, of Community Theatres: under resources are contests listings.
- The Playwriting Seminars : “An Opinionated Web Companion on the Art & Craft of Playwriting” by Professor Richard Toscan of Virginia Commonwealth University.
- The Top Ten Plotting Problems : oriented toward novelists, but illuminating nevertheless.
- Playwriting Resources Links Page from ooBdoo : This is a fun collection of very good links.