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Roustabout Theatre Troupe seeks new scripts for its 3rd Crooked Tree Play Festival

News March 07, 2018 Encore Staff

MILAN—Roustabout Theatre Troupe is seeking scripts for the 2018 Crooked Tree Play Festival, a 3-day theatrical event in Milan, Michigan. Each year, the Crooked Tree Play Festival brings over 400 audience members to view a variety of plays by Michigan playwrights. This year’s festival will be held from Thursday Aug. 23 through Saturday Aug. 25. Selected plays will be performed 1-2 times as staged readings over the course of the weekend.

Roustabout is seeking scripts that meet the following criteria:

  • Written by a Michigan-born playwright, or a playwright currently living in Michigan
  • Full-length (70 pgs minimum) AND one-acts (5-30pgs)
  • Maximum of 4 characters
  • Theatrical play (no screenplays, teleplays, or radio dramas)
  • The piece must not have received a full production yet;  scripts will be considered that had previous table readings or staged readings.

Roustabout will be accepting submissions from March 1st-May 1st. To submit, send script with contact information to info@roustabouttheatre.com. Please include in the subject line: 2018 Crooked Tree Play Festival Submission.

To learn more about the company, please visit roustabouttheatre.com.