Category Archives: Submitting Plays

The literary manager at Trinity Rep doesn’t work there anymore :-(

I submitted “Lessons from Moonshine” to Trinity Rep, in Providence.  The literary manager told me to send her more work of mine.  Yay! So, in April I sent her “How to Kill a Cactus.” But before I heard back from … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced #43: submitting to Milwaukee Rep

I submitted to Milwaukee Repertory Theater two weeks ago. They will take a query from unrepresented playwrights. Other than that, I haven’t done much. My allergies are particularly bad this spring.  

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Getting my play produced, #26: submitting to City Theatre, Pittsburgh

The other day, I was looking at the spreadsheet in which I track submission opportunities. There’s an opportunity for this play that I forgot all about! Months ago, I saw an announcement that City Theatre in Pittsburgh accepts queries from … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #21: e-mail I sent to Trinity Rep

The e-mail I wrote to the literary manager at Trinity Rep Thank you for your feedback.  I’m sorry to hear that Trinity Rep isn’t interested in my play, but I appreciate very much your taking some time to give me … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #21: response from Trinity Rep

Trinity Rep sent me a nice e-mail I got a nice e-mail today from Trinity Rep, the theater I sent the follow-up letter to. The literary manager said a bunch of nice things, lots of nice compliments, which I’m especially … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #17: the reply to my follow-up letter

I got a response to my follow-up letter I got a nice e-mail from the literary manager at Trinity Rep. She apologized that they couldn’t find my script, and asked if I could e-mail it as a PDF. So I … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #15: the finished follow-up letter

Trying not to annoy the theater How can I make sure they got my script, which they asked for, without making them annoyed with me? I waited nine months to contact them I wrote a simple letter that – I … Continue reading

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