Emerging Playwright Competition

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5th Annual Emerging Playwright Competition

The Emerging Playwright Competition, now in its fifth year, attracts talented playwrights from a 100-mile radius of the Phillips’ Mill Community Association. The goal of the competition is to encourage new work and bring it to the stage. Every year, six short plays are selected by a jury to be read on stage, with talkbacks with the audience following the readings.

Submissions Closed

EPC winners will be announced the week of October 12.

The Drama Committee would like to thank everyone who heped make the 4th Annual Phillips’ Mill Emerging Playwright Competition such a success. Readings of the winning plays and a Q&A with the playwrights were read live on stage at the Mill on November 20, 2021.

Click Here for photos from the event.

A Q&A and Author Talkback followed the readings of the winning short plays.
One of our volunteers captured it on video. Take a look!

Watch Talkback

Your gifts, of any size, will help us keep theater alive at the Mill. We thank you in advance for your generosity.

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The Phillips' Mill Community Association supports programming in the visual and performing arts, and hosts social and educational events. It is the broadest-ranging venue for artistic expression in Bucks County.

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Illustration of the Phillips' Mill -Artist: Kathie Jankauskus