Go Try PlayWrite, a New Monthly Playwriting Contest, Debuts

Go Try PlayWrite from Kumu Kahua and Bamboo Ridge Press

Go Try PlayWriteWHAT:  Go Try PlayWrite

WHEN: Monthly Contest beginning August 1, 2021

COST TO ENTER: Free

INFO: 536-4441, kumukahua.org

Honolulu HI—Kumu Kahua Theatre, in collaboration with Bamboo Ridge Press announce a new monthly play writing contest.

Each entrant must write a 5-page monologue or a 10-page scene based on a monthly prompt. Each month a new prompt will be chosen by Kumu Kahua Theatre’s Artistic Director Harry Wong III. The prompt will be given on or by the 1st of the month and the due date will always be the last day of the month.  All entries must be written in traditional play format; instructions on this format can be found here:https://www.dramatistsguild.com/script-formatscourtesy of the Dramatists Guild.

There will be one winner each month. Scripts will be submitted to the judges anonymously. Winners will receive $20.00 and a subscription to Bamboo Ridge Press.

The prompt for the month of August 2021 is: a monologue or scene depicting a confrontation between a person and a cockroach.

Submit your entries Here

Kumu Kahua productions are supported in part by the Island Insurance Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020 and the American Rescue Plan of 2021, McInerny Foundation (Bank of Hawaii, Trustee); The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawai`i, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Hawaiian Electric Company, Alexander & Baldwin, The John R Halligan Charitable Fund, Spectrum/Charter Communications, ABC Stores, the Gloria Kosasa Gainsley Fund, Hawai`i Public Radio, The Kim Coco Fund for Justice of the Iwamoto Family Foundation, Edric Sakamoto, John Mazur and other foundations, businesses, and loyal patrons.

 

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