2019 ScreenCraft Stage Play Competition Finalists Announced

by ScreenCraft on March 11, 2020

Listed below are the finalists of the 2019 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 three Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights, an agent at Creative Artists Agency, and an Emerging Playwright and Award-winning writer on OWN's Queen Sugar.

Stay tuned for the upcoming announcements of the grand prize winners here and on 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 2020, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

Here are the finalists:

60 Yards North of Roanoke Greg Harrison Davis
A Couple of Months Deborah Riley
A Green Old Age Bryan Crockett
Alchemy of the Spirit J. Thalia Cunningham
Behind the Opera Mathias Lefevre
Bound By Truth Sheila Rinear
Broken: Devlin Elliott
Chicken In A Box Whitney Powell
Child of Lions Jared Michael Delaney
Colloquia David Zarko
Color Timer Michael Long
D'Eon Renny Krupinski
Dateline: Greensboro Paul Woolverton & John Merritt
Delusions of Power David Dubczak
Even Flowers Bloom in Hell, Sometimes Franky Gonzalez
Evening Michael Raver
For Better, For Worse Reed Arnold
Four White Flowers Kendall Fowler
Happy Hour Sam Roseme
Heroine Addiction Melodie Edwards
Huntington Jamie Cowperthwait
Icarus in the Sea Saige Cross
In The Winter of Pretty Kristeen Tadich
Ink'dWell Erin Adams
Isaac, A Documentary Play in Two Acts Lee Franklin
Leftovers Ellen Wittlinger
Liberty Sarah Lawrence
Made in Heaven Steven Bogart
Mr. Waheeb David Loughlin
Nurse Cadden Kate Mickere
On the Border Howard Waxman
OTOSOTR (On the Other Side of the River) Anatoliy Ogay
Pun-Off: A Musical Inside the High-Stakes World of Pun Competitions Matthew Patrick Davis & Joe Chandler
Taste of Soap Ariel Zucker
The Advocate Bill Mesce, Jr.
The Crying Tree Peter Gunter
The Dishonoured Aamina Ahmad
The Even More Lamentable Tragedy of Lavinia Laura Zlatos
The Goodbye Levee Mike Solomonson
The Lost Art of Making Cheese Tracy Schumer
The Senator's Bad Day Elaine Purnell
The Tin Whistle Bryan Crockett
The Turkey Farm Chris Wellard
The Watertown Primary Jim Macak
Three Men Steven Elliott Jackson
TickTickBoom M. Lee Speyer
Toss of the Dice David Saffan
Various Emporia Howard Ho
Veils of Justice Tita Anntares
Watchers Patrick Shaw

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