EST’s flagship festival of new one-act plays, has played annually at EST for over 30 years and proves to be the longest running and most acclaimed one-act play festival in the country. Past playwrights have included David Auburn*, Leslie Ayvazian*, Horton Foote*, Tina Howe*, Shirley Lauro*, Romulus Linney*, David Mamet*, Cassandra Medley*, Jacquelyn Reingold*, José Rivera*, and John Patrick Shanley*, among many others.
EST will be accepting submissions for the 2014 Marathon of One Act Plays from September 1st – October 15th 2013. Non-member playwrights may submit a single script, no longer than 40 pages, which has not been reviewed in New York. We prefer e-mail submissions, which can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name and contact information in the body of your e-mail but send the script without identifying information. We will notify all applicants once final decisions have been made no later than April of 2013.