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Monday, April 02, 2012

"Location Location" Play Contest seeking submissions

Charleston Stage Company & FestivALL announcethe 2012 LOCATION, LOCATION!

-New Play Contest-
The Library Play

This year’s play will take place at Kanawha County Public Library, 123 Capitol Street, in the Children’s Reading Room, June 23, 2012 at 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm.

The Rules are as follows:
•Play must have at least one Librarian
•Play may incorporate one or any of the following NOISE making props; BELL, TAMBOURINE, WHISTLE, WIND CHIMES OR A WHOOPEE CUSHION
•The first line of Dialogue must be “Quiet, please.”
•Play may have 4 to 6 characters of any age/gender
•Play must have a run time of no more than 15 and no less than10 minutes
•Play may be comedic or dramatic, but must be appropriate for all ages.
•All playwrights must be West Virginia residents.
•Play may not have been produced previously.
•Playwrights may submit more than one play. Collaborations between writers are also acceptable.
•Playwrights should be able to attend the 11am performance on Saturday, June 23rd
•All plays must be typewritten and mailed to the Charleston Stage Company at 123 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301 by May 10, 2012 or emailed in Word or PDF format to

The plays will be read and judged by out-of-state judges who will consider (among other things) creative use of the space.

For more information call 304-766-5721 or visit

Made possible by funding through the West Virginia Commission on the Arts and FestivAll Charleston.

This is the Seventh year for LOCATION! LOCATION! Past productions include the Bank Lobby Play, the Trolley Play, the Elvis Play, The Crossing Play, River Play and the Salon Play.