The Echo Theater was founded in 1997. Dedicated to developing and producing the work of playwrights at any and all levels while extending itself to people and places that theater has lost touch with, The Echo, over the years, has produced 95 premieres.
We are now accepting submissions for our new play competition. The following prizes will be awarded:
1st: $1000 honorarium
Playwright traveled and housed for rehearsed public reading at The Echo Theater, Atwater Village, Los Angeles.
2nd: $500 honorarium
Rehearsed Zoom reading
3rd: $250 honorarium
Note session with prize committee member
Winners announced: September 1st
Readings: January 2024
Submissions must be:
-Original, unpublished and unproduced, non-musical stage plays. No adaptations or translations please.
-No shorter than 60 and no longer than 150 pages.
There is a fee of $25 per submission.