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P.O. Box 90904
Raleigh, NC 27675-0904
Submissions must be under 45 pages in Standard Manuscript Format
KidsWrite! is our annual playwriting festival for students, grades 6 to 12.
May 24 – May 25, 2013
7:30 pm on Friday – Saturday
2 pm on Saturday
$10 Regular Admission
To encourage the young writers of North Carolina, Burning Coal will hold its 6th annual festival of new plays, written by students from 6th grade to 12th grade. The KidsWrite 2013 Festival of New Plays will include:
- Wide Eyed and Barely Six Years Old by Arya Sundaram of Raleigh Charter School
- Effects by Courtney Pisano of Enloe High School
- 60 Percent by Louis Dohanich of Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy
The production will be directed by Zia Affronti Morter and Burning Coal’s artistic director, Jerome Davis.
These young writers someday hope to make a big splash in the theatre world. Come join us as they take the first step in that process.
The following shows/events have passed.
All students, grades 6-12
March 01, 2013
To encourage the young writers of North Carolina, Burning Coal each year holds a festival of new plays, written by students from 6th grade to 12th grade from Wake and surrounding counties in North Carolina. We will be accepting submissions of one-act plays from students and producing a number of them in May 2013 at the Murphey School. Please help us spread the word and help our next generation of writers!
All original one-act plays, less than 45 pages in standard manuscript format and written by a student, grades 6 through 12, are eligible. Please send submissions along with a letter including your name, address, email address or phone number, grade and school.
Submissions must be received by March 1, 2013. Writers will be notified by mid-April.