Submission Deadline: Playwright's Festival 2017

Deadline is March 17 for submissions - CALL FOR PLAYWRIGHTS


CALLING ALL PLAYWRIGHTS!  If you have a passion for writing plays, this is your chance to have your original play presented on a professional community theater stage!  Pistarckle Theater is reaching out to all Virgin Islands resident playwrights to submit a new play that HAS NOT been previously produced or staged.  There are TWO CATEGORIES for submitting your play:   (1) Adults 16 and up; and (2) Children 15 and under.  Playwrights may submit one act to full length plays.  Past participants are welcome.  Your original play must be submitted by Friday, March 17, 2017.  Selected submissions will be presented during the 2017 New Playwright Festival at Pistarckle Theater on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Please mail or hand deliver TWO PRINTED COPIES with your full name, email address, and contact phone number to:

Pistarckle Theater
4126 Anna’s Retreat
Tillett Gardens
St. Thomas, VI 00802

The 2017 New Playwrights Festival is sponsored by Prior Family Fund, Vento Charitable Trust, and Virgin Islands Council on the Arts.  For further information, please call Pistarckle Theater at (340) 775-7877 or visit

Early in the year (January), Pistarckle Theater publicizes that we are seeking original, never-produced plays by people who have lived or are living in the Virgin Islands. The New Playwrights Festival has two entry categories: the Adult category for persons who are ages 16 and up; and the Children category for ages 15 and under.