Attention Playwrights:

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We are seeking 3-10 minute plays and monologues written by or about elders of color on the theme of "reclamation". We are defining elders as age 50 and older. These pieces will be performed on July 21, 2018 at Mordecai Historic Park in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mordecai Historic Park was once one of the largest plantations in Eastern North Carolina and the production will be staged on the front steps of the original big house.

Pieces should be original, previously unpublished works with 5 characters or less and minimal tech.You must have the rights and permissions for any unoriginal material in your piece. 

Compensation is $50.

To submit, please send an email to with your name and phone number in the body of the email and attach your piece. All submissions are due by April 13, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours and notified about the acceptance of your piece by May 15, 2018. Email questions to