Submit Your Work to the Young Playwrights Festival

Summer is going by fast and the deadline for submissions to the Salon's Young Playwrights Festival is fast approaching!  

Scripts are due to the Salon by 5:00 PM on October 8th.


We invite young female playwrights from Washington State to compete in the Salon’s inaugural Young Playwrights Festival. The top four one-act plays will be awarded with a professionally produced staged reading on December 14, 2018, the opportunity to participate in rehearsals and kudos on our website.

If you want your work to be considered, please play close attention to our Submission Guidelines.

Submission Guidelines

·       Young Playwrights must be 19 years old or younger, identify as female and must consider Washington State their primary residence. Co-written plays are allowed provided all writers meet the requirements.

·       Playwrights may submit no more than two 15- or 20-minute one-act plays. Monologues and screenplays are not eligible, nor are adaptations of other authors’ works.

·       Plays may be no longer than 15-20 pages, exclusive of your title and cast list pages.

·       There is no fee for submission.

·       Cast list should be limited to four characters and the set, props, and costume requirements should be minimal.

·       Plays must be submitted in PDF format, using standard play formatting style. Script should include a title page with play title, playwright’s name and contact information; name of school and teacher (if applicable); a brief summary of the play; and a cast list. 

To submit your play to the Salon, please email with SUBMISSIONS YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL: your name and the title of your play in the subject line.  Please send each play in a separate email.