Submissions are Open for Boo! Short Play & Musical Festival


The Players Theatre Short Play & Musical Festival – Boo!

This October, we are looking for 15 to 18 for our annual Boo! Festival of short plays. All plays submitted must be a horror story or a spoof on a horror/scary topic. So sharpen your pencils, charge your laptop and rev up your chainsaw! Let’s start writing!

Deadline: August 30th at 11pm


October 9-26, 2014

The Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre at The Players Theatre
115 MacDougal Street, New York, NY 10012

3 weeks, 4 performances weekly (Thursday through Sunday),
5 plays featured each week.


Short Plays and Musicals with a performance time of 20 minutes or less, no more than 20 pages in length.

Writers are eligible to submit up to 2 plays.

THEME: “Boo!”

Scare us or force us to laugh till we die – horror plays and musicals including a great spoof.  All plays submitted must be centered on, or revolve around this theme.

Submissions open: July 26, 2014
Submissions close: August 30, 2014 at 11p
Play selection announced on; September 8, 2014

** Note **

1) Playwrights are responsible for producing their own play – Host provides Theatre, technicians and box office

2) If selected, there is a $100 REFUNDABLE deposit required and a $50 NON-refundable tech fee required

Plays MUST be NO MORE 20 minutes in length and no more than 20 pages

Read our Festival Contract: SPF CONTRACT ONLY_Oct_2014

All plays must be submitted online by clicking the button below.  You will receive a confirmation when your play is received.