24 Hour Playwriting Competition

Sponsored by the York University Department of Theatre

Applications Now Open

Thomas McKechnie
Playwright and Fringe Artist Thomas McKechnie

The Toronto Fringe Festival's popular 24 Hour Playwriting Contest returns for the 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival . Your new play could win you a cash prize, a professional staged reading at the Tarragon Solo Room, and, of course, Fringe glory.

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How it works

On Thursday July 6th, 2017 at 1:00PM at the Fringe Club (Dundas & Bathurst) the Toronto Fringe will announce FOUR ELEMENTS (objects, locations, themes, etc.) that will be the basis for the 24 hour playwriting contest.

The winning playwright receives:

Applications now open

Applications to participate this year’s 24 Hour Playwriting Contest open on Monday June 5th, 2017 at 9:00 am. Applications close on Thursday June 30th at 5pm. Fee to participate is $28.25 (HST incl.). We are limited to 60 participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Download Playwriting Competition Info / Rules and Regulations