Call for Scripts

2023 SCDW 10 Minute Play Festival

Call for Original Scripts

The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop is calling for original plays to be presented at the Rivoli Theatre from September 8, 2023, through September 17, 2023. All plays chosen must meet the following requirements:

  • Running time must be no longer than 10 minutes from curtain to curtain (strictly enforced)
  • All plays have a cast size limited to a maximum of 4 speaking characters. (More characters can be present but in non-speaking roles.)
  • Plays will be presented in a black box format with minimal set and props. The Producer reserves the right to determine if the chosen plays meet this requirement.
  • Vulgar language and topics will not be accepted for submission.
  • Play submissions must be in an electronic format and submitted to the Producer no later than April 15, 2023. Plays submitted after that date may not be given consideration.
  • Two copies of each play must be submitted in PDF format – one identifying the playwright and the file name containing the name of the play and playwright (My Play by Harold Tighe.pdf) and one blind copy with no identification as to the author in the script and with blind in at the end of the file name (My Play blind.pdf)
  • Authors will be notified of their play being selected for performance no later than June 30, 2023.
  • No more than 2 plays may be submitted by a playwright.

SCDW reserves the right to present the selected plays without payment of a royalty to the author. 16 plays will be selected at the discretion of the Producer and Reading Committee. Each selected play will be performed three times on one weekend.

For more information, please contact Producer Harold Tighe at