NINTH Annual International Festival of Radio Horror Plays is NOW OPEN.

Jun 15, 2016by Miriam David0

WildClaw Theatre of Chicago, IL is dedicated to bringing horror to the stage. They are accepting script submissions for their annual short audio drama competition!

Send them your scariest 10-minute story written for the radio by July 31st. The 5 finalists’ pieces will be performed live at the beautiful Lincoln Hall in Chicago by some of the city’s best actors, backed by a live band and Foley artists. The production is judged by a panel of celebrities from the world of horror, theater and radio, and the “Best of the Fest” wins $100. The full program will then be available as a podcast on the theater’s website.

Submission is free.


Submissions are accepted via email only at [email protected]

DEATHSCRIBE is a one-night-only extravaganza of original short radio plays, written by horror enthusiasts from around the globe, produced by some of Chicago’s finest actors, directors, musicians, sound effects artists, and special guest stars, plus a celebrity panel to judge the best of the fest! Shape your fear into a 10-minute radio play complete with LIVE FOLEY and send it to us! Five finalists will be selected, and their scripts performed live on Monday, December 5th 2016. The author of the best of the festival will be awarded the coveted Bloody Axe award and a $100 cash prize.

Please visit for submission rules, regulations, and information on previous shows. If you have any questions regarding submission guidelines or policies please contact [email protected]

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