2018 Horton Foote Prize

Letters inviting submissions are sent out to specified theatres biennially in early January.
Plays are due February 14, 2018.

 

eligibility

The Theatre must:

  1. Be listed as a partnering Theatre.

The Playwright must:

  1. Have had a prior minimum of three full-length plays fully produced by fully professional theatres. The minimum of three may not include a musical, monologue, solo-act, short one act (less than 75 minutes), translation, play for children, or adaptation.  They will not have been written by playwright collaboration.
  2. Be an U.S. Citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

The Submitted Play:

  1. Is expected to be a full-length play (fully produced by a fully professional theatre).  It is the playwright’s fourth or beyond play, already having met the prior minimum of three, described above.  It shall not be a musical, monologue,  solo-act, short one act (less than 75 minutes), translation, play for children, or adaptation.
  2. Will not have been written by playwright collaboration.
  3. May be either a Produced or Unproduced work.
    • To be considered a Produced work, its premiere production must have occurred between July 1, 2016 and the (upcoming) June 30, 2018.
    • Unproduced work will not have had its premiere production prior to September 15, 2018.

 

A theatre may submit one play per Prize cycle for consideration; multiple theatres may not submit the same play. (It is possible for a playwright to have more than one play submitted for consideration.)

Note: The foregoing notwithstanding, The Prize may extend additional invitations to submit.