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NW10 Festival
Announcing the 2022 festival, NW10: Long Story Short!

PLAYWRIGHTS:Submissions open now through October 31, 2021

Open to residents of Idaho, Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia

Submissions are open to the first 100 scripts received from September 1, 2021, through October 31, 2021

Scripts must be original, unpublished and not produced or scheduled for production in the Pacific Northwest (ID, OR, WA, or BC) at the time of submission

Scripts must have a running time of approximately 10 minutes, totaling 10 pages or less (exclusive of title and cast pages) in a 12-point font

Plays with small casts, simple sets, and minimal technical requirements are strongly preferred

Plays focused on the COVID-19 pandemic are strongly discouraged

Scripts will only be considered if they follow submission guidelines; NW10 may ask writers for an updated submission if guidelines are not followed

Limited to one submission per playwright per festival
Selected playwrights will be notified by January 1, 2022

Playwrights consent, if selected, to permit NW10 and Oregon Contemporary Theatre to produce their play in 2022

All selected playwrights will receive an honorarium and retain copyright and full ownership of their play

Plays will be presented live during a two-weekend run in 2022; playwrights will be contacted regarding any digital presentation or update to production scheduling
Playwrights are asked to participate in an audience talk-back following the closing matinee

Send entries to: with the subject "NW10 Submission – [Play Title]"
In the body of the email, include the following:
Play title
Playwright’s name, address, phone number(s) and email address
Attach two PDFs:
1) [“Play Title - BLIND”] -- your play, free of all contact information
2) [“Play Title”] -- the complete version of your play, including contact information, to be used by actors and directors for selected scripts
Submissions must be sent as PDF attachments only; no hard copy submissions or other formats will be accepted
All submissions should be in a standard professional play format
The first page of the script should include the title, characters, and basic setting; title and page number should appear at the top of each page
Deadline: Submissions must be received on or before October 31, 2021
Only the first 100 submissions will be considered; playwrights will be notified immediately if their submissions arrive after the cutoff date or the submission cap has been reached
Click here to download the press release and complete submission guidelines for the 2022 NW10 Festival.


The Northwest Ten Festival is a co-production of NW10 and Oregon Contemporary Theatre. If you have any additional questions, please email