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Call for Westchester Writers

Wanted:  Westchester Writers for PATRIOTS OR LOYALISTS?
Remembering the “Neutral Ground” of Westchester during the American Revolution

Tutti Bravi Productions, Inc., in collaboration with the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, issues a call for Westchester writers to submit original monologues featuring a Westchester person, place or event on the above theme, to be included in a theatrical production by the Company.

The monologues should be a maximum of 10 minutes long, and should be submitted digitally, no later than June 30, 2024.

Up to ten finalists will be selected from the entries, to be used in a production in the fall of 2024.

If the writer wishes to present his/her own monologue in the production, the submission must be accompanied by a video sample showing his/her performance abilities.

Guidelines for Entrants

1 – Writer must be a resident of Westchester.

2 – Entries must be in the form of a monologue based on the theme:  Patriots or Loyalists? Remembering the “Neutral Ground of Westchester during the American Revolution, and be no longer than 10 minutes in length.

3 – The subject of the piece shall be tied to the Revolutionary Era in Westchester in some way:

a. Patriots (e.g. Betsey Anderson, Grace Babcock, Pinkney, Townsend or Turner families, etc.)
b. Loyalists (e.g. Judge Jonathan Fowler, Rev. Samuel Seabury, Edmund Ward, etc.)
c. Divided family loyalties (e.g. Stephen Ward, Phoebe Ward, Hannah Sackett, etc.)

4 – Entrants require no previous publishing experience.  Anyone who enjoys writing and has an interesting topic that fits the above guidelines is eligible.

Submit entries to:  tuttibraviproductions@gmail.com no later than midnight June 30, 2024. Include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address, plus
a short bio.

Reminder:  If you wish to perform your own piece, please include a video sample of your acting/reading abilities.

Details

Is Project Ongoing?

yes

Deadline

6/30/2024

Contact Name

Billie Tucker