Friday, January 7, 2011


PTNJ logoOnly 9 more days until the first deadline for scripts to be submitted to the 28th annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Festival.

  • Scripts by playwrights in grades 10-12 are due by 11:59 PM on Friday, January 14
  • Scripts by playwrights in grades 4-9 are due by 11:59 pm on Friday, January 21

Why YouWinning plays in all divisions will be performed at the NJ Young Playwrights Festival on the campus of Kean University, May 23 and 24, 2011. The Festival is a partnership between Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey and Premiere Stages @ Kean University. (LEFT: two actors performing one of the winning plays of 2010, Why You by Justine DeSilva, a 10th grade student from Bergen County Academies in Hackensack)

Submissions can only be made via the Internet. Please visit the Festival website for more information - Any questions should be directed to the Education office at Playwrights Theatre via email at or by phone at 973.514.1787, ext. 21.