LIVING ON THE EDGE XII: SHOULD HAVE SAID
2015 marks the twelfth installment of the Actors’ Theatre annual 10 minute
The deadline for scripts will be March 13, 2015. Actors’ Living on the Edge committee will read all scripts. From the initial submission, ten semi-finalists will be selected for a public reading, to be held in April of 2015. All writers whose work is not selected for public reading will receive written feedback on their work by May 4th, 2015.
The reading of the ten scripts will be presented on a Saturday in April (Date/Time TBA) at Spectrum Theater, 160 Fountain Street. At the public reading playwrights will receive verbal and written feedback on their piece. Based on
The writers whose scripts are chosen for final production will receive $100. The theme this year that writers are asked to respond to is “Should Have Said”. We encourage playwrights to consider the following as they craft their submission:
five scripts chosen will be performed before an audience. We always encourage
writers to create pieces that will be dynamic and engaging when presented by
performers on stage.
·We're excited to read your submission so choose any direction that is exciting and productive for you as a writer. If you’re excited about the direction, it’s more likely that we will see that in your submission as well.
·Craft a 10 minute play highlighting an aspect of the chosen theme. It can tie in broadly or very specifically, but relevance to the theme is a key consideration in selection.
your play, including a brief synopsis, by email to
and include “LOTE XII” in the subject
line. Submissions will also be
Attn: LOTE XII
143 Bostwick NE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
or before March 13, 2015. To be
considered, the playwright must currently reside in the state of Michigan, or
have resided within the last twelve months.
submissions must include a cover page that