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How to Submit Your Play So Your Work Gets Produced with Playwright, Stephen Kaplan

How To Submit So Your Plays Get Produced: a workshop talking about best practices in sharing your work, networking, record keeping, and more will be presented by Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts on Sunday, June 11 from 11 AM to 1 PM. The seminar is free. Lyceum Hall is located at 432 High St, Burlington City, NJ.

This workshop is designed to inspire writers to market their work more effectively. You hear it all the time: the only difference between unproduced playwrights and produced playwrights is that produced playwrights get their work seen by the decision makers. That translates to submissions and networking, a daunting task we'd like to simplify. This workshop covers resources for finding opportunities, tips for easier submission, success stories from cold calls, and remote networking.

After Stephen’s presentation of this workshop at the DG National Conference in La Jolla, and at DG events in Ohio, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore, we are so excited to finally have a chance to offer it here in Burlington City.  

Practices Committee for Festivals and Competitions. In addition to their productions, Stephen Kaplan's plays have won the New American Comedy Showcase Award, NJ Playwrights Contest, DezArt Performs' Reading Series, Across the Generations New Jewish Play Festival, and have been finalists for the Woodward-Newman Drama Award, Seven Devils, Landing Theatre New American Voices, Route 66 Development Award, March Forth Salon, and Road Less Traveled National Residency, and semi-finalists for O'Neill, PlayPenn, Ashland New Play Festival, and MTWorks' Newborn Festival. He is the NJ Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild of America and serves on their Best Practices Committee for Festivals and Competitions.

The event is free of charge and is open to both DG members and non-members. Feel free to bring a friend who you feel may benefit from membership in the Dramatists Guild. 

RSVP by Thursday, June 8 to Stephen Kaplan at

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Please note: Bring a laptop or notebook or pad of paper and get ready to jump into summer with a newfound confidence in sharing your work.

About Stephen: Stephen is an award-winning playwright is the NJ Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild of America and serves on their Best