Deadline: December 31, 2024



New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest was developed in 2003 to bring works of social significance to the attention of Producers and Artistic Directors.

As a direct result of the Contest:
12 Scripts were Produced in NYC
​27 Winning Scripts received a NYC Reading with Q & A
21 Additional Scripts received a NYC Reading with Q & A
3 Scripts were given a Development Workshop in NYC
3 Scripts were Published in Best American Short Plays by Applause Books

Comments from NMI Staff:

Note from their website: Scripts longer than 2 hours or 90 pages (Stage Play Format) will be disqualified.

Applications for 2025 are not yet open.

CONTACT NAME: Sandra Nordgren
CONTACT EMAIL: SandraNord@aolcom
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