Playwrights With The Following
Have Publication Priority
Written three prior plays. A prior
play has received a staged readings
or productions. Playwrights has
earned or earning a higher degree in
writing. Membership in Dramatist
Guild, Playwrights Guild of Canada or
other playwright association.
Recommended by a theatre, Modern
Playwrights Mentor, Fellow or Patron.
By Submitting an Application For Publication The
Playwrights and Modern Playwrights Agree that:
The playwright is the sole owner of the play; that said play
is not under obligation from other persons or entities and
is not currently published or available by another publisher
in any form, other than from the playwrights; further, the
playwright assumes all responsibilities and liabilities for the
content and use of the play and releases Modern
Playwrights, its board and staff from all liability and
damages without limit; further, Modern Playwrights, does
not own, limit or retain rights to the play; is not liable for
infringement or damages that may result from publication of
the play; does not pay for publication of the play; does not
charge fees on the sale or royalties resulting from
publication; does not grant or negotiate performance
permissions; does not publish material deemed
inappropriate at its own desecration; may remove plays
from the Library of Plays for any reason without notice.
The Publisher, Modern Playwrights
For more about performance rights, go to:
MENTORS PLAYWRIGHTS PUBLISHED
Professional artist mentors for Modern Playwrights are
welcome to submit earlier and/or new works for the
online play library. Mentor plays may have been
previously produced or in development. Plays currently
offered by another publisher are not published here.
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Applications For Publication
Go to our: APPLICATION TO SUBMIT
Fill out the requested data and click on SUBMIT
This link also includes Script Formatting Guidelines
You may also Email a single page application.
Be sure your application includes:
1. Your name, email address.
2. Your playwriting credits.
3. Brief description of the play, cast list, staging needs.
4. A twenty-five (25) word or less title card description.
5. Email your application as a PDF file to:
You may include up to ten pages of your play
as a PDF attachment, but this is not required.
After your application is reviewed and accepted email the full
play as a PDF attachment.
Reading, acceptance or passing on your play may
take several weeks. If a play is accepted for
publication, you will be notified by email.
PLEASE NOTE: We do not make edits, corrections or
formatting changes to plays submitted nor do we offer
reviews, advice or critiques of plays. We do request that
plays follow "standard" formating, that you include a
brief play title card descriptions with m/w cast numbers,
brief set needs, a low data title card artwork if so desired.