The Umbrella @ Home New Play Series
The Umbrella Arts Center
Entry Deadline: Oct. 27
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.