Call for submissions for Infinithéâtre’s 2018 “Write-on-Q!” playwriting competition

5000$ up for grabs in annual contest for Québec writers and Indigenous playwrights from across Canada


Whether you’re an experienced playwright or wish to try your hand at a play for the first time, Infinithéâtre is looking for innovative, challenging and exciting new plays for our annual playwriting competition: Write-on-Q! This contest is open to Québec writers and to Indigenous playwrights from across Canada.

Now on its 11th edition, Write-On-Q! offers the first-place winner the Kevin Tierney prize
of 3000$, and the second and third place winners 1500$ and 500$ respectively. The winners also receive a professional staged reading in Infinithéâtre’s highly regarded The
Pipeline reading series. The Pipeline has been the major source of original plays for
Infinithéâtre’s seasons.

Plays developed by Infinithéâtre have been performed all over the island of Montréal and
beyond, in Stratford, Toronto,Ottawa at the NAC, Ontario, British Columbia, Off Broadway-New York, Tokyo, Cairo and Edinburgh.

For contest rules and further information, visit the official website or call at (514) 987-1774.

Download the 2018 guidelines here.

Script submission deadline: Tuesday, September 4th 2018. 

Photo: 2017 contest winners, from left to right: Michael Milech (3rd place), Louise Arsenault (2nd place), Michaela di Cesare (1st place), & Gerry Lipnowski (President of the Infinithéâtre Board of Directors)

P.S. Don’t miss the Unit Reading Week from September 20th – 23rd 2018!
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