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

Submit to KidsWrite


Eligibility
All students, grades 6-12

DEADLINE
February 27, 2015

Submission Deadline

SUBMIT YOUR ONE-ACT PLAY in Standard Manuscript Format

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 2015 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 February 27, 2015.  Writers will be notified by mid-April.

 

Past Productions & Events

The following shows/events have passed.


 

KidsWrite Performance Festival


May 30 – Jun 1, 2014

7:30 pm on Friday – Saturday
2 pm on Sunday

$10  Regular Admission

To encourage the young writers of North Carolina, Burning Coal will hold its 7th annual festival of new plays, written by students from 6th grade to 12th grade.  The KidsWrite 2014 Festival of New Plays will include:

Odyssey to Mars by Evan J. Hunt (Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy)
Five Stages by Miles Ndukwe (Millbrook High School)
The Auxiliary Father by Sophia Holmes (Research Triangle High School)
Elements by Michelle McGoogan (Enloe High School)
To Fill the Abyss: A Play on True Happiness by Nikhil Milind (Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy)