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Monday, February 21, 2011

10-minute sci-fi comedies sought

Hobo Junction, the company who brought you Bad Guys in Suits and The Regulars: the Epic War Rock Musical about Waiters, is currently accepting script submissions from playwrights for their 3RD ANNUAL HOBO-ROBO NEW COMEDIC WORKS FESTIVAL: HOBOS IN SPACE!

All script submissions are due by Monday MARCH 7th!

They are looking for 10-minute comedic works. They must be original, creative, fresh and above all, ridiculous. We celebrate new comedy so all submissions must be works that make you laugh. Don't worry about us, we laugh at everything. HELP SUPPORT NEW COMEDY! SUBMIT!

All information and questions should be sent to:
(Please put "PLAYWRIGHT" in the Subject)

Pieces should be 7-10 page original COMEDIC works WITH A SCIENCE FICTION THEME. Any play over 15 pages will not be considered! All submissions are due by March 7. A committee will review all submissions and narrow it down to 9 to 10 plays and on March 11, the selected plays will be given to 8 directors to decide the 8 works to be performed in the festival.


ABOUT HOBO JUNCTION: Hobo Junction has been called "A solid hour of laughs" by, "Genius" by the Chicago Reader and "Wacky" by FOX News Chicago. Hobo Junction, the dark pirates of the Chicago scene, was founded by Josh Zagoren and a robot named ZBOT in 2004 and has since gone on to become a darling of theater goers and comedians all over the city. Hobo Junction has grown into a company made up of talented artists with experience in all aspects of theatre, and with their solid blend of silly and smart, they have produced a celebrated six original shows in their time here, two of them with three extensions, and they don't want to slow down any time soon.