Headshots and resumes may be sent to the following address:

1812 Productions
2329 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Attn: Submissions

Or e-mail them to

We attend the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia’s open auditions in June of each year. In addition, we have at least one general open call for AEA members. Please watch the site for more information.

1812 is always on the lookout for new comedies and is happy to consider plays, solo pieces and devised work.

      Agents and Professional Recommendation
      1812 gratefully accepts scripts and/or video from literary agents, theater professionals and       artists with whom we have existing relationships. Please contact Producing Artistic
      Director, Jennifer Childs, prior to sending your materials at

      Don’t have an agent?
      Please e-mail the following information to

      • Synopsis of play/piece (no more than one page)
      • Bio of playwright/artist
      • Cast size and production/workshop history of play/piece
      • The first 10 pages of your script

      If you are a solo or devising artist and your piece does not have a formal “script”, please let       us know if you have video available and we will contact you about sending it to us.
      Similarly, if you are a playwright submitting a musical and would like to include a demo, let       us know and we’ll contact you about the best way to send it to us.

Please allow two months for the review process of your script and video samples.

Some submission guidance for playwrights and artists seeking production.
      • 1812’s mission is comedy. We only produce comedy and therefore do not accept
      submissions of drama or tragedy. That said, we have an expansive view of what comedy is,       what it can do and the kinds of subjects it can tackle. We are interested in all kinds of
      comedy – comedy with an edge, comedy with a heart, dark comedy, slapstick comedy,
      farce, romantic comedy, musical comedy – you name it.
      • Please no holiday themed pieces. We produce our own original work during the holiday       season every year so do not have a need for anything to program during that time.
      • While we are happy to accept political comedies, they are tricky for us. Each season we       produce our own original political humor show entitled This Is the Week That Is. We will       always consider politically themed work but most often are looking for other types of work       to fill out our season and give our audience a variety of comic experiences.

Thanks for your interest in 1812!

Performance Location:

Plays & Players Theatre

1714 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103


1812 Productions Administrative Office:

2329 S. 3rd St.  Philadelphia PA 19148

PH: 215.592.9560

1812 Productions is dedicated to creating theatrical works of comedy and comedic works of theater that explore and celebrate our sense of community, our history, and our humanity.

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