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​Deadline: July 20th, 2020​

Now in its ninth year, Theatre Topikós is proud to present the Toronto Queer Theatre Festival! The festival provides an opportunity for LGBTQ+ artists to produce new and unseen work that is bold, topical and meaningful. The 2020 Festival will take place in ​November.

Submissions are now open and can be submitted online through the ​ Theatre Topikós website and will close on ​July 20th, 2020​. If selected, the company is responsible for casting and rehearsals, ready for show week in November.

We will be accepting work from writers of all ages, sexualities, and gender identities - our ​ theme this year is ​ Bold Stories That Need To Be Told​.

Full details on submission can be found on the Theatre Topikós website .

The Toronto Queer Theatre Festival was Founded in 2012 as Gay Play Day by Darren Stewart-Jones and was rebranded in 2019 with its new name to better represent its inclusive mandate. In 2020, the festival continues under the leadership of ​Nick May​ and ​Mark Keller​ at Theatre Topikos, with a mission of providing an opportunity for queer artists to produce unseen work that is bold, topical and meaningful.

Following their participation in the Toronto Queer Theatre Festival, artists have gone on to produce their shows around the world, including the ​Edinburgh Festival Fringe​ and the ​Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival​. Other playwrights have developed their scripts into screenplays.

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