Publication Contest

Playwriting Contest: "Friendship and Loyalty"

Please consider submitting your full-length play for high schoolers on the theme of Friendship and Loyalty. Three winners will be selected for an opportunity to have their submitted play published in the Gitelman & Good Publishers permanent catalog as well as a free year-long subscription to

Theme: "Friendship and Loyalty"

If you have a great full-length play for high schoolers that explores this theme, please read the submission guidelines below and send your submission to 

Artistic Guidelines. Please consider the following contest guidelines before submitting. We seek plays that...

  • Explore the theme "Friendship and loyalty"
  • Are challenging, beautiful, and fun.
  • Are appropriate for high-school actors and audiences.
  • Are full-length (more than 60 minutes).

Author Information. Please provide a bio or resume that includes:

  • Name.
  • Email address.
  • Preferred gender pronouns (optional).
  • Artistic statement, endeavors, and/or goals.
  • Production history (optional).
  • Other relevant information (optional).

Writing Sample. Please provide the first ten pages or so of the script you’d like us to consider, as well as a short (~50 word) synopsis. Keep in mind the following guidelines:

  • The title pages do not count toward the ten-page limit.
  • The play formatting should be relatively standard.
  • The file type should be PDF.


p.s. If you have a great play that you'd like to submit that does not explore this theme, we'd still love to read it! Please visit this page for general submission guidelines.