Judge: The University of New
Writing Workshop and the Department of Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts.
- Professional Staged Reading at the next Festival
- VIP All-Access Festival pass ($500 value)
- Publication in Bayou Magazine
The top nine finalists will receive a panel pass ($75 value) to the Festival. Their names will be published on this site.
must not have been previously produced, published, performed, or patronized in
any way, including in a formal staged reading.
readings are accepted provided that the audience was limited to participants of
and faculty of the University of New Orleans FTCA and Creative Writing Workshop
submitted to this contest in previous years that did not win are eligible.
that have won or placed in any other playwriting contest are ineligible.
- All entries are considered for publication in a future Festival anthology.
submissions accepted; please notify the Festival if your play is accepted
playwright’s name should not appear anywhere in the script.
should run no more than one hour in length (one act).
- Please do
not include professional resumes or biographies with your entry. Entries are
judged anonymously; the judges only consider manuscript quality.
- Multiple entries allowed.
content is NOT limited to Tennessee Williams or New Orleans-related themes.