The Gulfport Community Players is accepting submissions for the Summer 2023 One-Acts. Established in July 2000, the Summer One-Acts is the longest-running one-act competition in the Tampa Bay Area. We accept submissions from authors who reside in the United States of America. We read all plays that are correctly submitted. Entries are judged anonymously on their literary content.
Submissions will be accepted from February 1 through March 15, 2023
Running time 5 to 15 minutes maximum
New and never produced in the Tampa Bay Florida area
No adaptations, children's plays, or monologues
Family-friendly, no nudity or foul language
Cast size 8 maximum
Simple staging and set pieces
You can submit up to three plays
No entry fees
MAILING GUIDELINES: include a cover letter with author's contact information, telephone, mailing address and email. Refrain from including a resume. Entries are judged anonymously You should include 2 copies of the play and eliminate any author information from all script pages. Include the number of characters, character breakdown, and synopsis of the play on the first page. Please use ONLY paper clips. Don't use staples, binders, or folders.
MAIL TO: Gulfport Community Players, 1619 49th St S, Gulfport FL 33707.
Please use regular US Mail. Don't send certified mail or signature required.
Stipend of $50 will be paid for any one act that we produce
All applicants will be notified of decisions by April 15, 2023
Plays will be presented July 13-23 at the Hickman Theater of Gulfport