Over 1200 theatrical writers participated in 2021!
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!
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Registered Writers for End of Play. 2021
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!
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