KidsWrite! is our annual playwriting festival for students, grades 6 to 12.

Submit to KidsWrite


May 25 – May 26, 2018

Eligibility

All students, grades 6-12

DEADLINE
March 01, 2018

Submission Deadline

SUBMIT YOUR ONE-ACT PLAY in Standard Manuscript Format


Burning_Coal_Kidswrite_2017_MinavonFeilitzsch_129To 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. Created in 2004, Kidswrite will be accepting submissions of one-act plays from students and producing a number of them in May 2017 at the Murphey School. Please help us spread the word and help our next generation of writers!

Original one-act plays, less than 45 pages in standard manuscript format written by a student, grades 6 -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, 2018.  Writers will be notified by mid-April.

 

Past Productions & Events

The following shows/events have passed.


 

KidsWrite! Performance Festival 2017


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May 26 – May 27, 2017

7 pm on Friday – Saturday

$10  Regular Admission

Tickets available only at the door.  For additional info, call 919.834.4001.


Come join us at Burning Coal Theatre Company for our 9th annual KidsWrite! New Play Festival 2017, featuring works written by local students in 6th-12th grades. The festival will take place on May 26-27, 2017, with performances at 7:00 pm. Admission is $10, and tickets are available only at the door.

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.

This year’s featured plays will include:

The Silk Settee by Emma Dieterle
Voyage by Sam Woolard
VLOG by Jessica Jenkens
A Play About Characters by Evan Bojvonich
Baggage by Sydney Rehder
Love You Like a Play Cousin by Leticia Tuset
Same Difference by Bensen, Estrada, Boney, Montgomery, Kerr, Glover, and McClatchey

Creative Team 
Directors:  Savannah Core and Amy White
Production Stage Manager:  Naomi Barbee