2023/2024 Sherwood Collins Playwriting Contest!

The Sherwood Collins Playwriting Contest is back!

This contest is open to high school students in Grades 9-12.

Registration is open now!

CLICK HERE to register!

Registration closes February 1, 2024.

Entries are due no later than March 11, 2024.

You do not need to have anything written yet in order to register!


Attention aspiring playwrights! If you have a story to tell, The METG invites you to submit a one-act play to the Sherwood Collins Playwriting Contest!

This contest is open to any high school student in grades 9-12.

Contest Specifics:

  • The script must be original, typed in 12-point Courier font with pages numbered, and double spaced between characters’ dialogues.
  • Once registration closes, you will receive a link to a google form. When you are ready to submit, you will use this link.
  • We encourage playwrights to submit any length play up to a play forty minutes in length (approximately one minute per page or forty pages).
  • The script must be written for stage presentation. Musicals, screenplays, teleplays, or adaptations of another author’s work will not be accepted.
  • The following information must appear on the first page (cover page): title of the play, student’s name, school, year of graduation, email address, home address, city, state, zip code, home phone number, name of teacher, and signed statement certifying the originality of the submitted work.
  • The following information must appear on the second page (title page): title of the play. No other information may appear on this page.
  • Students may collaborate on a single script. Each student will need to complete their own registration.
  • Students may not submit more than one entry.

Judging:

Our finalist Judge will determine the winners.

Prizes:

The METG will host an in-person reading of the winning piece(s). Prizes will be determined by the METG Board of Trustees.


High School Sherwood Collins Playwriting Contest

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Attention, aspiring playwrights! If you have a story to tell, the METG invites you to submit a one-act play to the Sherwood Collins Playwriting Contest.


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