Cold Comfort Theater is accepting submissions of original, un-produced short plays of up to 30 minutes in length for its second annual Festival of Short Plays, to held Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, at 7 p.m. at the University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center.

Short play submissions must be submitted by the playwright by Friday, March 15, by emailing a PDF script no more than 30 minutes in length. Preference will be given to plays featuring six or fewer characters; and to playwrights able to attend both days of the festival.

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