|ReOrient 2019: Call for Plays
Golden Thread Productions is seeking short plays for the ReOrient Festival of Short Plays 2019. The ReOrient Festival showcases the diversity of voices and aesthetics from the Middle East and its worldwide diaspora in a curated festival of short plays produced biennially in San Francisco.
Playwrights of Middle Eastern heritage writing about any topic
Playwrights of all backgrounds writing about the Middle East
The plays must be in English.
Length: 10-30 minutes
One submission only per playwright
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Areas of Interest include:
Plays that experiment with non-realistic forms, non-linear or physically-based storytelling
Plays that explore and demonstrate aspects of daily or family life
Adaptations of classical texts and or historical figures
Exploration of Middle Eastern performance traditions
How to submit:
Please submit your play using this form. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Golden Thread Productions, founded in 1996, is the country’s first theatre company devoted to the Middle East. We produce passionate and provocative plays from or about the Middle East that celebrate the multiplicity of its perspectives and identities. Every play serves as an invitation to discover unexpected connections and engage in deeply moving conversations that last well beyond the life of the play. We are a developmental catalyst and vibrant artistic home to artists at various stages of their careers. We bring the Middle East to the American stage, creating treasured cultural experiences for audiences of all ages and backgrounds. goldenthread.org