Submissions are now open for the 6th Annual Boos and Brews 10 Minute Play Festival which will be held October 27-29th at the DCP Actor’s Lab Black box theatre in Cornelius, NC.

Plays will be accepted from NC, SC, VA, TN and GA.

Playwrights of all levels of experience are encouraged to submit.

Submission Deadline-September 5th, 2022


1. Your play is to be approximately 10 minutes in length.

2. The theme is to be Halloween / Ghost/Spirit-oriented (comedy or drama).

3. The play should contain no more than five characters.

4. The set is to be minimalistic, i.e. no refrigerators or heavy objects.

5. Limited set, costumes and props.

Your submission should include a “cover page” that contains the title, your name, email address, and phone number. All subsequent pages must have the title ONLY along with the page number. Prior to giving your submission to the play selection committee, the cover page will be removed so that members will not know who wrote what. Playwrights whose work is chosen for performance will be notified by September 20th, 2022

Playwrights may submit two plays for consideration.

E-mail your submission in a Word document to [email protected]

The selection committee members will choose the top six to be performed live at the festival. Playwrights whose work is selected will receive two complimentary tickets to one of the three performances Oct. 27th-29th.


Selection Committee Award-The winner of this award will be chosen by the members of the play selection committee. The winner may or may not be the same as the Patron’s Choice Award. The winner will receive $100.00

Patron’s Choice Awards-Patrons will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite production. The winner will be announced by November 1st. The winner will receive $100.00

For further information, please contact DCP Artistic Director, Sylvia Schnople, at Sylvia