Students Invited to Join Playwriting Competition

Students at high schools in the Township of Huntington are invited to submit  plays that they’ve written for the Young Playwrights Festival to be held at the Engeman Theater.

Submissions will be accepted through Feb. 23. The competition is sponsored by the Northport Arts Coalition and the Engeman Theater.

The competition is open to all Huntington Township high school students:  Cold Spring Harbor, Commack, Elwood (John Glenn), Half Hollow Hills East, Half Hollow Hills West, Harborfields, Huntington, Northport-East Northport, Walt Whitman and St. Anthony’s.

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Works should be sent to: [email protected]

Students must include the following:

Click here to send an email.  Include:

  • Name

  • Address (you can use your school address)

  • Email

  • Phone number

  • Parent or Guardian Email

  • School

  • Grade

  • A short bio


Submissions will be read and critiqued by theatrical and literary professionals

Students will receive feedback by April 1.

Four to six plays will be chosen to receive a professional staged reading at the theater.

Plays must be original works, not adaptations.


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