South Baldwin Community Theatre in Gulf Shores has issued a call for local playwrights to premiere their works in a new event for the coast. The celebration is the first annual End of The Road New Short Play Festival and Beach Party to run July 17, 18 and 19.

The festival will consist of three staged readings of the 10 winning plays. Submission amounts to the author’ s agreement to participate in the reading and attendance is a requirement for winning scripts.

Plays should not exceed 10 minutes in length and appropriate for a family-friendly theatre. Deadline for submission is Feb. 15, 2015.

Submissions should be mailed to: South Baldwin Community Theatre, P.O. Box 722, Gulf Shores, AL 36547.

Submissions can also be sent via email to Include your name and contact information on a separate sheet of paper. The playwright’s name should not appear anywhere in the body of the script.

A $100 prize will be given to the overall winner. There will be a $25 audience favorite winner and a $25 second place winner as well.

The weekend will include an opening night beach party reception and three talk-back sessions with the authors.

For more details or questions call 251-968-6721 or visit the theatre online at