Script submissions now being accepted for the 2009 hotINK International Festival of Play Readings

  hotINK is an annual festival of plays, presented at the Tisch School of the Arts, which has featured the work of writers from 17 countries, including Tee O’Neill (Australia), Nicholas Khalezin (Belarus), Nic Billon and Wajdi Mouawad (Canada), Luis Enrique (Cuba), Olivier Py (France), Paul Brodowsky (Germany), Andreas Flourakis (Greece), José Pliya (Guadaloupe), Ahmed Ghazali (Morocco), Jeroen van den Berg (The Netherlands), José Maria Vieira Mendes (Portugal), Alina Nelega (Romania), Milena Bogavac (Serbia) Debbie Tucker Green (U.K.) and U.S. playwrights such as Migdalia Cruz, Anton Dudley, Rinne Groff, Eduardo Machado, Itamar Moses, Keith Reddin, Caridad Svich and Mac Wellman. Guest actors and directors have included Naila Al Atrash, Dieter Boyer, Kathleen Chalfant,Wendy Dann, Kathryn Erbe, Jessica Hecht, Francis Jue, Robert Lyons, Steve Mellor, Victor Slezak and B.D. Wong. For more information, please visit   

hotINK 2009 International Play Reading Festival Submission Guidelines


  • Full-length plays that have not had productions in the U.S. are preferred but one-acts will be considered.  We are currently unable to consider musicals.


  • All scripts must be submitted in English


  • We are able to consider one script from each author


  • In addition to the play, all submissions must include :
    • contact information
    • a writing resume
    • a brief synopsis of the play
    • a character breakdown

Please note that we are unable to consider any submissionsthat do not include all these materials. ·        To submit via mail, send all materials to:Melissa Parrish, Literary ManagerhotINK 2009Department of DramaTisch School of the Arts721 BroadwayNew York, NY 10003 Deadline: postmarked by September 1st, 2008 ·        To submit digitally, send all materials in PDF format to ·        Please be advised that m
aterials will not be returned.  Selected playwrights will be contacted by mid-November.
 ·        Due to limited resources, hotINK cannot cover the cost of travel or housing for selected playwrights.    For more information, please visit www.hotink.orgor contact Festival Director Catherine Coray: 

Catherine Coray
Experimental Theatre Wing
hotINK International Play Reading Festival
Tisch School of the Arts