WRITE A PLAY! NYC, the New York City School Playwriting Contest, is open to all NYC students. Plays are judged in three categories: elementary, middle, and high school. All entrants receive a Certificate of Merit, a written evaluation of the play and an invitation to the annual Awards Ceremony.
-Plays must be submitted by students, not teachers
-There are no restrictions on length, style, or subject, but collaborations of more than three writers will NOT be accepted
-Screenplays and musicals are not eligible, nor are adaptations
-Scripts should be typed and stapled, and pages must be numbered
-Scripts must have a cover page with the title of play, playwright's name, home address (with apartment # and zip code), phone number, school, grade, and date of birth
-Submit a copy of your play and keep the original
-Scripts will not be returned
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.