Make your own free website on

Submissions are OPEN! Send your 10-minute script to the 2020 MN Shorts Play Festival!

2016 MN Shorts
2015 MN Shorts
2014 MN Shorts
2013 MN Shorts
2012 MN Shorts
2011 MN Shorts
2010 MN Shorts
2009 MN Shorts

Your donations will be used to fund the Best of the Fest award -- giving $100 each night to the best short play in the festival. Donate any amount and help support local theatre and ORIGINAL plays.


The Minnesota Shorts Play Festival will be accepting 10-minute short plays from Midwest writers Jan. 1-Feb. 1. The list of 12 Midwest states are: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. Send your ONE best script to in a pdf format with your name and contact information on the title page only. Minnesota writers can send two scripts.

Winners will have their short play performed at the 2020 Minnesota Shorts Play Festival Sept. 10 & 11 in Mankato!


Our Mission
The goal of Minnesota Shorts is to bring short play festivals to Minnesota and make theater accessible to a wider audience. All plays are 10 minutes or less.

If you have any questions regarding the festival send it to:

If Questions, call:

  Daytime phone: 507-934-8133

Evening Phone: 507-420-1881