The Astor Street Opry Company announces their 2012 One Acts and Script Competition is now open for submission with a deadline of November 1st, 2012.
All One Acts and monologues must be well written, perceptive and entertaining. Comedy, drama or anything in between will be considered. The plot, character development and motivation need to be complete. Technical requirements and appropriateness will be judged. All work must be suitable for family audiences. Winners will be judged by a selected panel of theatrical experts and will be announced by December 15, 2012. The winning scripts and monologues will be produced by ASOC in February 2013 for their 4th Annual NEW WORKS FESTIVAL at the ASOC Playhouse, 129 West Bond Street, Astoria.
• One Act plays should be 25 to 45 minutes in length.
• Monologues are to be 5-10 minutes long.
• Submission dates are April 1 through November 1, 2012 (postmarked).
• Winners will be announced December 15, 2012
• Please submit 5 copies
Please include five copies of scripts (no originals, please) that include a TITLE PAGE for each script that states names of all authors along with addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses. Subsequent pages should include only manuscript title and page number.
The top two One Acts receive $100 and the top two Monologs receive $50 each for their prize-winning scripts.
By entering this contest you are stating that the script or monologue is your own work and that it has not been produced. No adaptation of the work of other authors, stage plays, monologues, short stories or screen plays will be accepted.
The author retains all other rights to his/her work. If selected for production a new rights agreement will be signed by the author and the ASOC. ASOC will have the right to produce winning scripts and monologs. However, ASOC makes no commitment to produce any script. For more information please call Anne at 503-338-3826.
Mail your entries to:
ASOC Original Script Competition
c/o Anne MacGregor
101 Madison Avenue #2D
Astoria, Oregon 97103
(No scripts will be returned unless returned envelope with postage is included.)