Submission Guidelines - Only ONE (1) play per playwright accept

1. Plays must be written by playwrights living in the Southern Colorado Front Range metro area

    (south of Castle Rock and east of Cripple Creek) Playwrights who have been previously produced     by CPR and have moved away are also eligible to submit


2. Plays must be short - between 10 minutes (minimum) and 40 minutes (maximum) long

    and fully developed - contain a strong beginning, middle and end structure, very well-developed

    characters (1 or more), and approach from a unique point of view  

3. Single Set - minimal set pieces, minimal props, simple light and sound plot 

4. Plays must be new (never produced or published) and original (no adaptations of other known      works) 

5. All plays are to be in a script format, double spaced and at least size 12 font

6. Plays will be accepted in electronic form via or hard copy mailed to

    3307 N. Institute St., Colo. Spgs., CO 80907 

​7. Submissions will be accepted from October 1, 2016  to July 15, 2017

8. Playwrights must submit on a separate page: the name of the play, address, phone number,

    email address, and a brief synopsis of the play.  The script will contain only the name of the play 


9. Those Playwrights whose work is chosen will receive a small monetary stipend

10. All submissions will be read/heard.  The top 2 - 6 favorites (depending upon length) will be

     selected by July 30, 2017.  At that time, the playwrights whose work has beeen chosen will be

     notified and the production process will begin. We anticipate having the 2017 production of

     "Our Shorts Are Showing" *5* in the early October 2017 time frame.

                                             Details will follow.


                                    ​Best of Luck to you All, Kathy Paradise

       Craft Production Resource