EARLIER DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF SCRIPTS IN VIRGIN LABFEST 16

October 09, 2019

PRESS RELEASE
October 8, 2019

WANT to see your unpublished, unstaged, untried and untested scripts come to life on stage?

This is your chance as Virgin Labfest, the annual theater festival held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, opens the curtains for the submission of scripts. Deadline is on November 30, 2019, at 12 midnight.

The call for submission is open to all Filipino citizens. The festival is open to various themes and genres.

Entries should be a one-act play, with maximum running time of 40 minutes. All submitted works must NOT have been previously published in book form, staged commercially for more than two (2) performances (staged readings and one-time workshop productions are allowed), and awarded any literary or drama prize in competitions and the likes.

Entries may be in Filipino, English, Cebuano, Hiligaynon or Ilocano.  Works in regional languages must have accompanying Filipino translation.  Entries in other Filipino languages or dialects will be considered, but translation of the text might be necessary based on the availability and capability of performers.

Submit your entries in doc or pdf format ONLY to thewritersblocinc@gmail.com.

For its 16th edition, the VLF will choose twelve (12) new one-act plays.

Organized in partnership with the Writer’s Bloc Inc, Tanghalang Pilipino Inc., and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the VLF 2020 will happen from June 10 to 28, 2020.