Pride Films and Plays is accepting entries into the Great Gay Play and Musical Contest now through October 22, 2012. Each of the five finalists will receive $400, and their scripts will be performed as 'enhanced staged readings' during Gay Play Weekend at Center on Halsted, Chicago, in spring 2013. A complete list of contest rules can be found here. Our list of judges for the contest is extensive and includes veteran theater directors, an international array of Artistic Directors and Academic Professionals, and well as working professionals from across the country. Please note there is an entry fee to enter the contest, but Dramatist Guild Members may enter the contest for free between September 8 and 15, 2012. Date for final entry is October 22, 2012. For more information here, or visit the Contest page of www.pridefilmsandplays.com .