and Play Development

Script Submissions

PLEASE NOTE: HPT will be accepting submissions from September 5, 2017 through February 28, 2018.

Hyde Park Theatre accepts electronic versions of full-length scripts. We produce works that confront, challenge, and entertain from both new and established writers. Intelligent emotion, dark humor, and eccentric wit are especially encouraged.

Also: CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2018 HPT New Play Workshop. Austin-area playwrights, learn more here, and get your entries in by February 12, 2018.

Hyde Park Theatre receives a high volume of submissions. We read every play that comes to us, and we will respond to playwrights and let them know if we are considering their work. In order to keep the backlog to a minimum, we ask that playwrights submit one play at a time, and that playwrights do not submit again until we've responded. We are interested in reading the play that is A) your best work that B) fits our mission. Please keep this in mind as you submit.

Also, before you submit, please see our History pages for a sense of the kind of plays we've produced in recent years.

Submission Guidelines
Types of material: full-length plays only; solo pieces okay
Facilities: Hyde Park Theatre, 90 seats, flexible
Current submission period: September 5, 2017 through February 28, 2018
Response time: 6 months

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