Tuesday, March 1, 2016

2016 MetLife Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition

Online submissions now being accepted for FULL LENGTH LATINO STAGE PLAYS (In Spanish or English or both!)

Guidelines: http://repertorio.nyc/#/opportunities
Time stamped Deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2016. (Time stamped)

MISSION: To promote and develop original stage plays that relate to Latino life, culture and history in the United States and to encourage emerging and established Latino playwrights.

Winners (2015):
1st Place: Blindspot by Gerardo Cárdenas Oak Park, IL
2nd Place: Johanna by Tlaloc Rivas Pittsburgh, PA
3rd Place (tie): Ashé by Ricardo Pérez González NY, NY
Los Klumb by Puy Navarro NY, NY
Impure Thoughts (without apology) by Ken Prestininzi Groton, CT

A reading series of these plays will be held at Repertorio Español in June 2016.

2014 Winner La Senorita 744890 by Mariana Careño King opened on February 5th at Repertorio Español.

2014 runner – up The Ghosts of Lote Bravo by Hilary Bettis will have its World Premiere at Borderland Stages in Tucson, AZ in April 2016.

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