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THEATRE IN THE RAW's Upcoming Show - August 6th & 7th:

TITR is pleased to announce that we will be performing the one-act play IN RE: RADDING v GLAZER by Steve Karp for a live audience for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic as part of the Flag Stop Theatre & Arts Festival in Whistler BC.

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic and under advice from the Provincial Health Authorities, TITR will temporarily be suspending all of its live performance work until such a time that it is safe or feasible to undertake.

Thank you to all of the healthcare workers, front-line workers and others working every day to support the community in these difficult times. We hope to see you again at a live show again as soon as possible.

Stay safe everyone.

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June 30, 2020 - Theatre In the Raw's 11th Biennial Playwriting Contest Winners

First Choice
Agathe  by Angela J. Davis
Second Choices:
Chasin’ Rainbows  by Norma Guttormsson
Lonny  by John Wolfson
Third Choices:
Love Trumps Horror  by Marc Littman
New Eden  by Mark Vulliamy

Mama Bear, Papa Bear and Baby Bear  by Dante Ambriel

Social Issues
Play Recognition:

What We Cast Off, What We Keep  by Judy Klass
Open House  by Jane M. Lee

Youth Theatre:

Mopalot  by Ernest Paul Murray

here yeeeeee...!Thank you to all that participated in the contest.  Once again, we were very impressed with the originality and diversity of the scripts as well as the quality of writing. Thank you all for your creative input. It is important.

Feedback and prizes will be distributed in the coming weeks. If you provided us with a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope we will be returning your original script as well.

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December 2019 One-Act Mini-Fest ... >> Show info

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Theatre In the Raw Presents: THE THREEPENNY OPERA

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Thank you to all who came out to the successful run of the Brecht and Weill play!

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click here for contest flier!! The 12th Biennial Contest is Currently Being Adjudicated!

Thank you to the entrants of the 12th Biennial Contest. We had a great number of entries and are currently in the process of adjudicating the contest. We will announce the winners of the contest by the end of June 2022.    - TITR

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It's that time again... Our...

13th Biennial One-Act Playwriting Contest 2022/2023 accepting entries!

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We're looking for the best, new and fresh One-Act plays never before performed or published. (Plays may have been previously workshopped).

We particularly look forward to plays submitted on themes of cultural/social diversity!

Guidelines, Entry Rules and Fee:
Plays not submitted via ALL Guideline/Entry Rules and/or without the entry fee(s) will be returned - not read.

Philomena by P. Foley
Philomena by Patrick Foley

All One-Act Play Submissions must be:

• An original One-Act play (comedy, tragedy, drama or radio play), unpublished and previously unproduced. (Plays may have been previously workshopped). PLEASE DO NOT SEND US 2-ACT PLAYS - This is a One-Act Play Contest.

No longer than 30 double-spaced typed pages equal to 30 minutes, with no more than 6 characters, presented in proper stage-play format, and scripts MUST have page numbers. (Please include a SASE (with your present/current contact address) for return of script. Send copies only of script. NO original manuscripts.)

There is an entry fee of $25 for each one-act submitted to Theatre In the Raw. (For two plays: $45 - For three plays: $70 - For four plays: $90) (FEES ARE IN CANADIAN FUNDS, FOR U.S. & FOREIGN ENTRIES, PLEASE SEND USD CHEQUE OR INTERNATIONAL MONEY ORDER)

Please make cheques/money orders payable to "Theatre In the Raw", bearing the submission date and NAME OF PLAY ENTRY and AUTHOR on cheque memo line.

(Note: Plays without the entry fee cheque or funds will be returned unread.)

(Sorry, NO EMAIL SUBMISSIONS will be accepted! - Plays must be submitted in hard copy with numbered pages)

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Mail Submissions to:

Theatre In the Raw Society
Artistic Director/One Act Play Contest
3521 Marshall Street
Vancouver, BC V5N 4S2 Canada

(Please make entry fee cheques/money order payable to "Theatre In the Raw Society")

Questions? Tel: 604-708-5448

Deadline for Entries:

All Entries must be mailed and postmarked no later than December 31, 2023.

The Winners Will Receive:

First Prize: A $300 cash prize. At least one dramatic reading or staging of the play at a Theatre In the Raw cafe/venue or as part of a mini-tour program for the One-Act Play Series Nights.
Second Prize: A $200 cash prize.
Third Prize: A $100 cash prize.
Honorable Mentions: No cash prize, but constructive critique returned with note of appreciation.

Social Issue Plays Recognition: No cash prize, but constructive critique returned with note of appreciation.

- Winners will be announced June 30 the following year

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*Theatre In the Raw reserves the right to suggest changes, workshop and play-edit scripts, pending approval of the playwright, before production, reading, or presentation. The author agrees to consider these changes and no changes will be made without explicit prior approval of the author and mutual agreement with TITR. Any such changes become the sole and exclusive property of the Author without lien, claim, or encumbrance.

**No plays will be considered where there has been any fees previously paid for performance(s) and... please no more than 3-4 plays submitted per playwright. This will be strictly adhered to.

***Contest entry fees and winning prizes in Canadian Funds. Sorry, NO EMAIL SUBMISSIONS will be accepted!

****If a winning One-Act is staged by Theatre In the Raw, we would very much appreciate being mentioned for the production in future play programs.

Final Deadline for Entries:
- All Entries must be mailed and postmarked
no later than December 31, 2023

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Our 2020 IssueClick here to download our latest newsletter...
4 pages in pdf format...

Our Newsletter - download the pdf version below...


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alt.theatre... Cultural diversity and the stage...We were featured in alt.theatre Magazine!

A beautiful layout and article in the March 2010 edition of art.theatre magazine features a story about our successful production of Bruce - The Musical by Bob Sarti, Music by Bill Sample and Earle Peach.

Written by Sarah Banting, a doctoral candidate at UBC, considers the success of Bruce - The Musical's aim to bridge the communities of Vancouver's West and East Sides.

Download and read a scanned pdf of the 8 page article here >>

Click here to visit our "Bruce - The Musical Archives page >>

Playwrights Guild of Canada...We were in CanPlay!
We are thrilled and honoured to have an article written about us in CanPlay - the Playwrights Guild of Canada Magazine by Gail Nyoka - The article is in their issue: Spring 2009, Issue 2, Volume 25... Enjoy and thank you Gail!

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