One playwright will be selected to receive: Developmental readings and workshops, university productions, and self-productions are admissible.
Submission Policies and Procedures Please read the rules and submission procedures thoroughly. Submitting playwrights must comply with the instructions and requests.
Checks must be payable to "Beverly Hills Theatre Guild. Authors must be U. Citizens or legal residents.
No previous production of any kind Equity or non-Equity for which actors or authors were paid or admission was charged, or both. No musicals are eligible. Plays with an occasional song for ambience are considered.
An author may submit only one entry, whether under his or her name, or a pseudonym.
Entries must be written in English and typed or computer printed no dot matrix in standard American or English stage play format. The plays must be securely bound. The following entries are not eligible: Entries must be submitted with completed and signed applications and received by BHTG between January 1st and April 1st postmark accepted of the contest year.
Only entries received between these dates will be eligible. Scripts sent before or after these dates will not be accepted, read or returned. Results will be announced on this web site the following June. Submissions in non-compliance of these Rules and the Submission Procedures will be ineligible for entry in the competition.
For return of ineligible submissions, please read Number 7 under "Submission Procedures. The Beverly Hills Theatre Guild has the right to accept or reject any entry without explanation, and will not correspond with, or discuss with any person the results of the competition or the acceptance or rejection of any entry.
No entry is returned. The competition judges' decisions are final in all respects. As a sponsor of this Competition, the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild has the following rights, which it may exercise at its sole discretion: To declare any entry ineligible if prior to Competition's close June 1the entry is in violation of rule 2.
Authors must notify the BHTG of any change in status. To reproduce as many copies of an entry as are necessary for distribution among the judges or to request an author to supply a specified number of copies. The author must comply with that request.
To use the author's name and title of any award winning entry for publicity about this Playwright Award and the results of the competition. To present one script-in-hand, rehearsed reading of an award winning entry to an invited, non-paying audience.
No royalty payment will be due to the entry's author for that reading. Each entry shall be free from copyright restrictions relating to this Award and the author shall hold The Beverly Hills Theatre Guild, its officers, and directors free and harmless from all copyright claims.
The BHTG is not a producing organization. No production is connected with the competition nor any prize awarded.
Sorry, the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild - Julie Harris Playwrights Competition does not sponsor scholarships, fellowships, educational grants, or loans to students or private individuals. Nor does the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild as an organization.
You must submit your entry with a completed application form.Rivers began her writing career as a playwright, receiving the Julie Harris Playwriting Award and the New York Drama League Award, working as an NEA Writer-in-Residence in San Francisco, and being named as a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award for British and American Women Playwrights.
Her work has been the recipient of the Julie Harris Playwriting Award (Forcing Hyacinths), South Coast Repertory Theatre’s Playwrights Award (Forcing Hyacinths), Garland & Dramalogue Awards (Fall Off Night, Breathing Room, L.A.), and Seattle Times Best New Play Award (Burning Bridget Cleary), as well as finalists for the O’Neill Playwright’s Conference, Bay Area Playwright’s Festival, and Harriet Lake .
Gino's Awards The Jag. Winner of the Firehouse Theatre’s Great American New Play Award ()/p> Julie Harris Playwriting Award, 2nd Prize, Beverly Hills, CA () Darwin at Down won 2nd place in the Julie Harris Playwriting Competition.
The play has been given staged readings at the Urban Stages Theatre, and the International. Her work has been the recipient of the Julie Harris Playwriting Award, South Coast Repertory’s Playwright’s Award (Forcing Hyacinths), Garland & Dramalogue Awards (Fall Off Night, Breathing Room), Seattle Times Best New Play Award (Burning Bridget Cleary).
Awards include: Boomerang Fund for Artists Grant, Kennedy Center Fellowship of the Americas, Holland New Voices Award (Civilizing Lusby), Mountain Playhouse International Comedy Playwriting Award (Stonewall's Bust), Baltimore Magazine's Best Up and Coming Playwright, and three Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council.
Other Plays To Contact See the scripts WINTER LIES 2 m, 2 f; 2 acts 1 hr, 45 AWARDS Beverly-Hills Theatre Guild – Julie Harris Playwright Award Competition Finalist Drama League of New York Finalist To the playwright’s credit, he has managed to inject liberal doses of humor into a situation that is anything but funny.’.