New Play Competition / Calls & Submissions

March 1, 2024

Organization Name: The Echo Theater Company

Organization Location: Los Angeles, CA

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: $40


The Echo Theater of Los Angeles was founded in 1997. Dedicated to developing and producing the work of playwrights at any and all levels while extending itself to people and places that theater has lost touch with, The Echo has, to date, produced over 100 Los Angeles premiere productions.

The Echo is now accepting submissions for its new play competition at

Submissions must be:

-Original, unpublished, and unproduced, non-musical stage plays. No adaptations or translations please.

-No shorter than 60 and no longer than 150 pages.

The prizes:

1st: $1000 honorarium; Playwright to be traveled and housed for a rehearsed public reading of the play at
The Echo Theater, Atwater Village, Los Angeles.
2nd: $500 honorarium; A rehearsed Zoom reading.=
3rd: $250 honorarium; Note session.

Prize Committee:

Beth Blickers
Bernardo Cubria
Val Day
Guy Zimmerman
Alexis Williams

Winners announced: September 1st, 2024
Readings: January 2025

Opportunity Website