TheatreFest of Montclair, NJ, is asking playwrights from the tri-state region of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut to enter their new full lengths works for the company's Regional Playwriting Contest. The deadline is Jan. 7, 2002. To enter, playwrights must be residing in one of the three states. Scripts must be original, unpublished and unproduced. There are different guidelines for agent submissions and private submissions; Consult the website www.montclair.edu, then click on "Events and Programs," and proceed to the TheatreFest section.
Three prizes are offered: a top award of $1,500; and two runner-up awards of $500 each. No entrance fee is required. Send all submissions to: TheatreFest, Monclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ, 07043.
—By Robert Simonson