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Announcing the 2019 SETC/Stage Rights Ready to Publish Award Finalists!

By   Posted 12.4.2018   Announcements, setc, readytopublishaward

After taking in nearly 300 submissions for this year's contest, we are pleased to announce the finalists for the SETC/Stage Rights Ready to Publish Award:


  • Casting the Beverlys¬†by Jean Hartley Sidden

  • Chore Monkeys by Patrick Gabridge

  • Disposable Necessities by Neil McGowan

  • Greenville Tomorrow by Chris Widney

  • If by Megg Ward

  • Neil Simon's Last Hit by Jack Feldstein

  • Open Meeting Closed by Michael Perlmutter

  • Pillar of Salt by Samuel Levit

  • Rev by Rachel Bykowski

  • The Girl Who Would be King by Jen O'Connor


The winning play will receive publication in the Stage Rights catalog of plays and musicals and a panel reading at SETC while the author will receive a royalty advance among other prizes. 

The winner will be announced on January 22, 2019! 

Thank you to all who submitted and good luck to all the finalists!