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2021 Contest Now Closed

Thank you for your submissions! For the fourth year, Starlight Community Theater is offering a Playwriting Contest to all Arizona residents.  The purpose of this contest is to encourage new works for the stage by providing an opportunity to engage in the playwriting process. Starlight Community Theater values the time and talent needed to write a play. The winner of the Starlight Community Theater Playwriting Contest will receive a staged reading and given consideration for a full production in subsequent seasons.  

The Present Tense by Eric Bond was the winner of the 2020 Starlight Community Theater Playwriting Contest and received a virtual production on June 11-12, 2021.  The 2019 winner was Holy Matrimony! by Dan Marburger. Holy Matrimony! received a full production November 13-15, 2020. The 2018 winner was The Lost Girl, a D.H. Lawrence classic re-imagined by Germaine Shames. The Lost Girl received a staged reading on April 27, 2019.