2 Pages / 2 Voices

Announcing this year’s 2 Pages/2 Voices winners:

Playing With Fire, by Jeffery W. Jones

Swipe Right, by Jeremy Sarachan

Just the Same as You and Me, by Katherine Varga

Santa Doesn’t Smoke, by Misty Yarnall

It’s Raining Outside, by Blake Arin Lombardo

The Coat of Mount Valier, by Barbara Murphy

555-TELL, by Melissa Pheterson

The Times Are a’Changin’, by Bill Capossere

Going to Extremes, by Scott Seifritz

The Meeting, by C.A. Martin

Program Overview

Each year, Writers & Books and Geva Theatre Center partner to present 2 Pages/2 Voices, an evening of short plays written by area writers and performed by area actors in Writers & Books’ intimate theater. When we say short, we mean short. Each play is no longer than two pages in length and features a maximum of two characters. 

The program begins with an open call for submissions in November 2019 and culminates with public performances on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

Submission Guidelines, 2019-20

  • Submission Dates: December 1, 2019 – January 3, 2020, 11:59 pm 
  • Submission Portal: submissions@wab.org
  • Eligible Manuscripts: Each play should be no more than 2 pages long, involve no more than two characters and include the 2020 prompt word, ‘fire.’

Plays submitted in past years may be resubmitted if significant work has been done on the script.

  • Eligible Playwrights: Individuals currently or formerly living in the six-county region of Monroe, Livingston, Wayne, Ontario, and Genesee, NY. 


Please Note: Selected playwrights must be available to attend the reading and rehearsal for the reading.

Selection Panel: Geva Theatre Center and Writers & Books Staff

Significant Dates

  • Friday, January 3, 2020: Final day to submit
  • Tuesday, January 14: Selected playwrights notified
  • Tuesday, January 21, 8 pm: Staged readings by professional actors at Writers & Books

Questions: Email Alexa Scott-Flaherty at alexasf@wab.org.