Playwriting Selections

Below is a list of plays selected for regional festival as part of the Region IV National Playwriting Program in 2015.

Click on the title of any selection to download a PDF copy of the submitted play.
Please note that the authors retain all rights to their respective works, and their availability for download on this page should not in any way imply the grant of license to perform or otherwise use these works. Please contact the author with licensing requests.

One-Act Plays

Alphabetically, not in ranking order:

Biodegradable Seagulls Alexander Hehr University of Central Florida
The Conduit Morgan Stewart Appalacian State University
Finch and Chips Kevin Wesson University of South Flordia
Motoraku Luke Holt University of South Flordia
Open Allejandro Collado University of South Florida
Why Now? Erica Zephir University of South Florida

These top six selections will present a staged reading at Regional Festival.


Aunt Katrina Amanda Black Columbus State University
The Great Myth of Unemployment Chadwick Harman SCAD
The Living Dead Kennedy Roberts Anderson University
Something Blue Heather Harris University of South Florida

Ten-Minute Plays

Alphabetically, NOT in ranking order:

Behind The Badge Joshua Moody University of South Florida
Black Velvet Tara Hill James Madison University
In the Direction of the Sun Sierra Carlson James Madison University
Mouse Play Katelyn Sabet Appalachian State University
The Pizza Man Jake Hunsbusher Georgia Southern University
A Range of Possibilities Emily Mangan James Madison University

These top six selections, will be given a fully staged reading at the festival: cast, rehearsed, and presented at the Regional Festival.


Breathe Joshua McNeel University of South Florida
Screws Abby Spasser University of Georgia
To Be Black In America: Woof Woof Reginald Baril Florida International University
Weather Veins Fredrick DeJaco College of Charleston