River Rats seek original short plays

February 20, 2013

Boonville’s River Rats for the Arts are seeking original three-minute plays for their upcoming “Dinner Included: An Evening of Very Short Plays.”

All winning playwrights receive a $30 royalty, a staged reading of their play on April 28 and a free dinner. The River Rats provide a minimal set with tables, chairs, lights and a community of artists to stage the selected scripts. Writers retain all rights to their material.

For submission guidelines, email with “Request for Guidelines” in the subject line. Deadline for play submissions is 5 p.m. March 25.

The River Rats are offering a free class for new writers, “Playwriting for Beginners,” at 1 p.m. Feb. 24 at Turner Hall, 518 Vine St. in Boonville.

For more information, call 660-882-3300.