The Cascadia Project 2019 Now Open for Submissions!

For our 2019 season, The Cascadia Project will be presenting a series of staged readings in the Fall of 2019 and Spring of 2020 in Vancouver, B.C. In support of local text-based playwrights and the development of their plays, The Cascadia Project provides an opportunity for playwrights of the Pacific Northwest to have their voices heard.

Applicants must be residents of British Columbia, Washington State, Oregon, the Yukon, or Alaska. While we enjoy the new works of writers from around the world, Cascadia is dedicated to celebrating the work of playwrights in this unique region that we like to call home. We are primarily considering full-length stage plays that could be characterized as bold, innovative, and challenging.

Submission Guidelines

  • Please submit a completed manuscript, along with a cover letter* and resume

  • Plays have to be in a legible stage play format (12 pt font, please!)

  • Plays have to be primarily in English. If other languages are used, please provide translations throughout the script

  • Adaptations from other sources of work based in the Pacific Northwest will be considered if the playwright can demonstrate they have the rights and permission

  • Playwrights must be available for their Stage Reading (dates to be confirmed)

  • Plays previously professionally produced do not qualify

  • Our preference is for full length-plays in the 90 to 100 page range. However, we will also accept a combination of one act pieces. A combination of pieces or a full length piece should run a minimum of 75 pages up to a maximum of 110 pages. (Title pages, character and setting pages do not count to this maximum)

  • Must include $15.00 submission fee (Please note there will also be a PayPal transaction fee of approximately 2%)

    (*Cover letter: 250 words or less. Tell us about yourself & your relationship to Cascadia)

Deadline for submission is Friday, September 6, 2019.