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Director's Round Table Series Colonial Players announces the Directors' Round Table Series! Click here for details.
17th WATCH Award Nominees Announced! Colonial Players earned 14 WATCH award nominations in the 17th annual WATCH award competition! Click here for details.
2017 One Act Play Festival The Colonial Players is pleased to announce the 2017 One Act Play Festival. Click here for details or to apply to direct!
Announcing The Colonial Players' 69th Season! We are pleased to announce our 69th Season of shows! Click here for details!
Seeking Directors for CP's 69th Season! The Colonial Players is seeking directors for its 2017-2018 Season! Click here for details!
Promising Playwright Contest 2017 The Colonial Players Announces the 2017 Promising Playwright Contest! Click here for details!
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Colonial Players is pleased to announce the return of the One-Act Festival this summer! As in the past, the festival will consist of two slates and run for two weeks (July 28 through August 6, 2017). However the format of the festival has changed. Plays will be chosen through a director/play package. Also, plays submitted must be published by a known publishing house. New directors (those who have not directed a main stage play at CP or other established theater) will be limited to plays with running times of 30 minutes or less. The maximum run-time of any play submitted is 60 minutes.

Deadline for director/play package submissions is March 15, 2017. To submit a director/play package for the One-Act Festival, please download the short form located on the Downloads page under Forms or by clicking the link at the bottom of this page. Submit the completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 15, 2017. Interviews will take place the week of April 9-15, 2017.

If you are interested in directing and would like to access the CP script library to select a one-act, please contact Scott Nichols at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Note: Auditions for the 2017 One Act Play Festival will be held May 7, 8, and 10, 2017.