EST has presented the Marathon, its celebrated festival of new one-act plays, for over 30 years. It is the longest-running, most celebrated one-act play festival in the country. Playwrights presented include David Auburn*, Leslie Ayvazian*, Horton Foote*, Tina Howe*, Shirley Lauro*, Romulus Linney*, David Mamet*, Cassandra Medley*, Jacquelyn Reingold*, José Rivera*, Cori Thomas,* and John Patrick Shanley*, among many others.
2015 Marathon Play Submission Guidelines:
EST will be accepting submissions for the 2015 Marathon of One Act Plays from September 1st – October 15th 2014. Non-member playwrights may submit a single script, no longer than 40 pages, which has not been reviewed in New York. We prefer email submissions, which can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name and contact information in the body of your email but send the script without identifying information. We will notify all applicants of decisions no later than April of 2015.
*Indicates Ensemble Artist