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One-Act Play Festival

One Act 2014


Who: Frostburg State University's Center for Creative Writing

What: The fifth annual One-Act Play Festival

Where: The Palace Theater at 31 E. Main Street in Frostburg, Maryland

When: September 26-27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Why: The One-Act Play Festival features staged productions
of the national One-Act Playwriting Competition

2014 Winners:

1st Place -Love in a Minor Key by David Finney
2nd Place - It's Your Funeral by Barry H. Weinberg
3rd Place - The Search for a Life Worth Repeating by Larry Ukolowicz


Tickets are priced at $10 for adults/$5 for students and will be available at the Center for Creative Writing, Main Street Books and The Allegany Arts Council, as well as the Palace Theatre on the nights of the performances.

Submissions for the One-Act Play Competition will be accepted
between January 1st, 2015 - April 15th, 2015.

The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing will hold its fourth annual
One-Act Playwriting Competition to showcase new works. Writers must submit their one-act plays
(with a running time of 40 minutes or less) to the Center by April 15th.
Entries will be judged on plot, character development, dialogue and overall quality.

Further information on the contest is available here.

Please send manuscripts and enclose your $20 reading fee
(checks made payable to Frostburg State University)

Frostburg Center for Creative Writing
Frostburg State University,
101 Braddock Road,
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303.


The first prize winner will receive $750 and a production of his or her play at the
Frostburg One-Act Playwriting Festival, which will be held on the
FSU campus the weekend of September 26,27.
Second and third prize winners will receive $250 and $100,
respectively, as well as staged readings of their works.