The Umbrella @ Home New Play Series

The Umbrella Arts Center

Entry Deadline: Oct. 27

40 Stow St.
Concord, MA 01742
PHONE 978.371.0820

The Umbrella Stage Company Invites New Work from Local Playwrights.

The Umbrella @ Home New Play Series Extended; Additional Digital Production Planned Into 2021
Concord, MA – October 26, 2020 – The Umbrella Stage Company seeks submissions of new work by local playwrights written specifically for a digital platform.

Submissions should be 30-40 minutes in length and should leverage technical opportunities unique to a virtual performance environment to create a fully realized, digital audience experience.
Plays should feature fewer than 6 actors and may be of any genre of the playwright’s choosing. Playwrights will be asked to participate in talk-back conversations with audiences following each performance.

Plays written by or amplifying BIPOC artists are of particular interest.

Chosen submissions will receive a $150 fee.

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis with review beginning November 15th.

To Submit: Plays may be sent via email to [email protected] as a PDF, accompanied with a one paragraph summary and artist statement. Please provide detailed contact information with submission.

The new call expands The Umbrella’s series of “@ Home” productions launched this fall with “An Elegant Storm” by Kevin Broccoli and “Dr Smarty in the New Normal” by Andy Reynolds.

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