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Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL) and Blackboard Plays partner to uplift the experiences of Black Parenthood.  

The Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival is open to parents and caregivers that identify as Black.

Submit 10 pages MAX of a play that you would develop into a One-Act

Selected writers will develop a One-Act centering on The Black Parenting and caregiving experience to premiere Digitally during the Spring of 2021.

  • 4 finalists will be selected to develop their work with a director and digital production elements to premiere during the Spring of 2020.
  • 2 awards will go to plays that engage with the theme of Black motherhood. 
  • 1 award will be for plays that explore transgender, non-binary, and other gender-specific experiences of parenting. 
  • 1 award will be for a submission that examines Black fatherhood.
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.