Play Marathon provides an opportunity for troupes to perform a one-act play or a cutting from a full-length show at Festival. California Thespians may recommend one top-quality show from Play Marathon for the Chapter Select` Showcase at the International Thespian Festival. Up to four entries may also be chosen to perform the main stage at the California Thespian Festival: one from the Northern California Play Festival, one from the Southern California Play Festival, one or two from video submissions. Play Marathon may or may not be a main stage event.

Submissions should be free of sexually, racially, religiously or culturally offensive material.

PLEASE NOTE: If your troupe is selected for Play Marathon, the students involved in that piece you cannot participate in PlayWorks, Opening or Closing number, Assistant Director/Choreographer opportunities, or Tech Crew. You will need to make a choice.

Stay tuned for information on Play Marathon 2021!