Play Submissions

Hello Playwrights! We would love to read your play. Before submitting, please be sure to review the New Village Arts Mission Statement, current season and production history to determine if your work will fit with NVA. You may submit at any time by sending your work to

Entries should be no longer than 120 pages, written in whichever style suits the piece, as a PDF with a Page 1 including the title, character breakdown and descriptions, one-paragraph synopsis, and the city of playwright's residence or study. 

If the play has already been produced elsewhere, please include any relevant production history.

For musicals, please attach relevant music samples as audio files. 

Please submit via email (preferred) to or via US Mail (or alternate service) to:
New Village Arts
c/o AJ Knox
2787 State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Submissions that do not follow the requirements above will not be accepted. Please note that due to the volume of submissions we receive, we will only contact playwrights whose scripts we wish to pursue.

Thank you for submitting!

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