Announcing the 2018 ScreenCraft Stage Play Competition Semifinalists

by ScreenCraft on December 21, 2018

Listed below are the semifinalists of the inaugural ScreenCraft Stage Play competition. These impressive projects written for the stage were selected from nearly 700 entries. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far and thanks to all for submitting.

This year's jury is comprised of two Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights, managers at Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment and The Gotham Group, the Art Director for The Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and an Emerging Playwright and Award-winning writer on OWN's Queen Sugar.

Stay tuned for the upcoming announcements of the finalists and winners here and our Twitter and Facebook pages within the next few weeks!

If you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries in 2019, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

Here are the semifinalists:

A Champagne Glass in the Moonlight John Schugard
A Field Gide to the Amazon Phoebe Eaton
A Night in Jerusalem Marc Aronoff
A Windmill in Chinatown Mike McGee
All That Remains Ursula Jordaan
And They Call it Puppet Love Kayla  Mancuso
Bad Hearts Mike Bencivenga
Birdy Casey Adler
Bloody Kansas Jeff Bergquist
Bordeline Kelli McNeil
Boy About Ten Jon Tuttle
Broken Heart Land Vicki Mooney
Castle on the Farm Alaina Baskerville-Bridges
Chrysalis J.D. Volk
Convicted Riley Thomas
Diamond Girl Bruce Calhoun
Dionysus on the Down Low Michael Proft
Disposable Necessities Neil McGowan
Dogmai Jonathan Vick
Dr. Arthur Goldman's Birthday Party William Ludel
Fallen Kingdom: Picking Up the Pieces Bob Canning
Flame Broiled. or the ugly play Rodney Hicks
Freudian Sip Nicholas Camacho
From Out Beyond My Shame Shawn Nabors
Geriatric Marisa Wexler
How to be an Immigrant Gillian Royes
I Shot Mussolini Alice Bishop
Indigo Rising Justin Smith
Invasions and Penetrations Mike Solomonson
Just Like Stealing Douglas Gearhart
Kill All Politicians Thomas Yungerberg
La Mujer Barbuda Cristina Luzarraga
Light of the Blues Jisoo Yoon
Like Forever Merridith Allen
Lineage Anne Flanagan
Look Up, or Why We Don't Go Camping Anymore Hannah  Vaughn
Losing My Religion (in 140 Characters or Less) Hannah Langley
Metadata Amy Crider
Metta Physics, or The Great Flash Victoria Moyer
Mine & Yours Carolyn Kras
Mysterious Ecstasy of the Lonely Business Traveler Scott McCrea
Myth Of The Ostrich Matt Murray
New Wave David Hudacek
North Avenue Christopher Kess
Nothing But the Truth Eve Lederman
Nowhere Man Rob Dames
Petie Lori Fischer
Pharaoh Paul Wootton
Revelations: A Play on Words Stan Werse
Right In Front Of Us Mary Ruth  Clarke
Roadkill Leah Sarbib
Salvatori Sindy McKay
Ship Douglas Williams
Silence and the Machine Liam Salmon
Silk Purse Project Ward Kay
Spanish Nuts! Angela J.  Davis
Sputnik: A Love Story Lowell Williams
Successsion Charles White
Supremacy Rosalyn Rosen
Terms of Use Patrick Brennan
The Audit Lynda Crawford
The Blizzard: A Rehabilitation of The Tempest Richard Morell
The Bronte Girls, Part III: Gods and Correspondence Caroline Kelly Franklin
The Bronte Girls, Part II: Monsters and Etiquette Caroline Kelly Franklin
The Cheapest Hope in Town Quintin Peterson
The Coat of Looking On Dianne  Cutlack
The Day After My Suicide Cary Wong
The Diagonal Trilogy Vita Morales
The Fixer Susan Pak
The Forgotten Place Jeff Locker
The Gods of the Ozarks Matthew Kelly
The Haze Heather Marlowe
The Jewel in the Manuscript Rosemary Zibart
The Last Comrade Jack Raymond
The Lavender Mafia Luke Yankee
The Mapmakers Lines are Crooked Robert Gardner
The Reckoning Kimba Henderson
The Spanish Prayer Book Angela J. Davis
The Trial Simon Bowler
The White Dress Roger Mason
Unbound Steve Apostolina
We Are The Futurists! Jeffrey Bracco
Welcome Home Stephen Brown
Where's Helen? Shiva Ramanathan

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