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

KidsWrite Performance Festival


May 30 – May 31, 2014

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

$10  Regular Admission

The KidsWrite 2014 Festival of New Plays winners will be announced mid-April.

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:

- 3 to 5 short plays To Be Announced!  Will YOU be one of the playwrights selected…?

The production will be directed by members of the Burning Coal Theatre Company.

 

Past Productions & Events

The following shows/events have passed.


 

Submit to KidsWrite


Eligibility
All students, grades 6-12

DEADLINE
February 28, 2014

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 2014 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 28, 2014.  Writers will be notified by mid-April.