NYCPlaywrights September 30, 2023

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Columbia School of Arts MFA Acting Cohort of 2024 Presents HENRY VI: Civil Wars - By William Shakespeare, Adapted by Kathryn Walsh

In this radically shortened re-telling, we bring you a story of conflict and rivalry at the very inner circle of power. The wealthy family Plantagenet and their assorted relations drag their world to war again and again because they want that little extra scrap of influence and prestige. Lost somewhere among the machinations is everyone else who has to fight and die on their behalf. Why do these people want power? What do they say they want it for? What might they do with it once it’s theirs? And for how long will they get to keep it?

October 4th @ 8pm
October 5th @ 8pm
October 6th @ 8pm
October 7th @ 2pm & 8pm

The performances are at The Theatre @ Schapiro. Located in Schapiro Hall, lower level. All seating is general.

Tickets are free, but please RSVP due to limited space.

The Theatre @ Schapiro, Schapiro Hall - Lower Level
605 West 115th Street New York, NY 10025

Please note: The Theatre @ Schapiro is only accessible by a flight of stairs. For elevator access to the space, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance at If further accommodations are needed, please email at least 5 days before the event.


Rover Dramawerks announces the return of our annual 10-Minute Comedy Contest! We are seeking 10-minute comedies or farces to be a part of our 24th Season.

Up to ten plays will be chosen to be a part of Rover’s 10-Minute Play Festival, April 11-20, 2024, with all winners receiving a $100 prize. The audience will also vote on the “Best of the Fest,” and that overall winner will receive an additional $100.


Words Cubed is part of the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s new-play program that seeks to nurture and develop openly submitted, solicited, and commissioned plays by providing a professionally supported platform for readings, workshops, and fully realized productions as part of an ongoing commitment to create a diverse body of work.

Playwrights spend a week at the Festival in rehearsals with our actors and directors refining and rewriting their plays. At the end of the week, the revised plays are presented as staged readings or workshops, followed by a lively, interactive discussion between the playwright, actors, and audience.


Jelly Bucket Issue #14 (summer 2024) will contain a special section dedicated to neurodivergent writers. Jelly Bucket is looking for 10-minute plays excluding musicals or plays for children. Please send your document using the standard dramatists’ guild format, 10 pages maximum.

*** FOR MORE INFORMATION about these and other opportunities see the web site at ***


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