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Annual Playwriting Competition

LocationDrama Department

UPDATE: Due to covid restrictions and lack of building access, we will NOT be asking for hard copies to be delivered to the drama office. There will be no in person event, but a virtual reading on Saturday, May 22 at 2pm.

The 22nd Annual Marilyn Swartz Seven ’69 Playwriting Competition is accepting submissions from now through March 1, 2021. Open to Vassar juniors and seniors from any academic discipline. All electronic submissions should include two (2) PDF files. One with your name and the play title and the other anonymous and the play title. Email both to

For competition guidelines and entry form, visit: