End of play

Over 1200 theatrical writers participated in 2021!

 

2021 End of Play Page Count

 

  Participating Writers  Daily Page Total Overall Page Total
April 01  108 590 590
April 02 122 546 1136
April 03 121 471 1607
April 04 119 533 2140
April 05 112 480 2620
April 06 180 665 3285
April 07 143 608 3893
April 08 126 483 4376
April 09 115 430 4806
April 10 93 411 5217
April 11 80 281 5498
April 12 92 372 5870
April 13 88 491 6361
April 14 98 365 6726
April 15 76 283 7009
April 16 78 352 7361
April 17 61 291 7652
April 18 67 184 7836
April 19 60 226 8062
April 20 74 343 8405
April 21 85 334 8739
April 22 63 300 9039
April 23 58 226 9265
April 24 59 243 9508
April 25 62 300 9808
April 26 59 294 10102
April 27 59 283 10385
April 28 71 337 10722
April 29 73 629 11351
April 30 135 1205 12556
 

What is End of Play.?

 

End of Play.™  is an annual initiative, created by the Dramatists Guild, to incentivize the completion of new plays, scores or songs over the period of one month. Starting with a successful launch in 2020, hundreds of participating dramatic writers across the world connected with one another to overcome obstacles that stand in the way of writing the first draft of new plays.

Each year, writers set goals for themselves at the beginning of End of Play.TM Month and post weekly updates about how they are doing to the community. Goals may include writing a new full-length play/musical, two one-act plays/musicals, or completing a second draft of any of the above. Ultimately, the goal of End of Play.TM  is to get writers to the finish line through motivation and community.  

 

How to Participate

 

Interested in taking part? The next round of End of Play.™ will take place in the month of April 2021 (pens up April 1, pens down April 30). Sign up using the registration form below.

Want to get more involved? You can also sign up as an End of Play.™ Partner. Partners are those who are interested in taking End of Play.™ one step further by planning a kick-off party, a silent writing session, meet and greet etc.

Fostering an artistic community is more important than ever before. So connect with your fellow playwrights, and lets all make something we're proud of. Once you've signed up, help us spread the word! Share you're doing End of Play.™ 2021 and challenge a friend on social media using #EndOfPlay. Anyone can do it!

Any questions can be directed to Lily Dwoskin or Jordan Stovall.

 

 

After You Register, Join a Local End of Play. Event Around the Country!

 

 

Watch An Information Session

 

Our video information sessions allow End of Play.™ participants and prospective participants to learn more about how the month-long writing challenge works, including the logistics of optional writing groups, daily emails, and related events for the End of Play.™ community.

Information Session for Participants

Information Session for Partners

 

 

Registered for End of Play.™ 2021

 

 

 

Registration Form

 

End of Play.™ is open to both members and non-members of the Dramatists Guild. Writers of all backgrounds are encouraged to participate; prior playwriting experience is not necessary. Join the challenge today!

 

REGISTER FOR END OF PLAY

 

 

2020 Page Count

 

  Participating Writers  Daily Page Total Overall Page Total
Day 1 156 675 675
Day 2  146 608 1,283
Day 3 122 425 1,708
Day 4 119 640 2,348
Day 5 81 326 2,674
Day 6 70 295 2,969
Day 7 71 357 3,326
Day 8 48 234 3,560
Day 9 60 364 3,924
Day 10 54 265 4,189
Day 11 49 282 4,471
Day 12 43 170 4,641
Day 13 37 321 4,962
Day 14 44 220 5,182
Day 15 41 264 5,446
Day 16 45 305 5,751
Day 17 33 140 5,891
Day 18 38 202 6,093
Day 19 44 227 6,320
Day 20 36 149 6,469
Day 21 42 210 6,679
Day 22 28 186 6,865
Day 23 34 175 7,040
Day 24 30 112 7,152
Day 25 29 145 7,297
Day 26 31 161 7,458
Day 27 25 108 7,566
Day 28 28 129 7,695
Day 29 36 185 7,880
Day 30 31 170 8,050
Day 31 65 389 8,439