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July 3, 2023


Hindsight 3

International Short Play Festival

JULY 3, 2023

Calling All Playwrights!

Left Edge Theatre is calling for submissions of new short plays for its annual
Hindsight Festival, now in its third year. Left Edge is located at The California
Theatre in
downtown Santa Rosa, Sonoma County - the heart of wine country and
just an hour’s drive north of San Francisco.

Playwrights from around the world are invited to send in submissions. Winners will
have the opportunity to meet and discuss their work with the director and cast
before the performance, either online or in person.

Hindsight plays focus on events happening now or within the last 12
months. Your play can be in any genre, but it must be new, topical, and
demonstrate the theme “All Things Being Equal” in creative and imaginative ways.

The Rules:
Your play must be no longer than 10 minutes.
Your play must not have been previously performed in Sonoma County
Playwrights may only submit up to two plays each.
Small casts preferred.
Stage directions will be read aloud during performance and are encouraged to help
set the scene and explain the action.
Playwrights must include a brief explanation of why the play fits the theme “All
things being equal.”

Why you should apply:
10 winning plays will receive a live staged reading by Left Edge actors at The
California Theatre, a new performing arts venue in downtown Santa Rosa
Winning plays will be published in a print collection.
Performance will be filmed to help you promote your work.
Winning playwrights will gain exposure and new relationships with the Left Edge
artistic community and Sonoma County audiences.

How to apply:
In less than 100 words, tell us how your play addresses the theme “All Things Being

Email your answer together with your play (in Word or pdf format only) to:

Deadline: MAY 1, 2023

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