The Sandbox Play Festival 2018



The Sandbox Play Festival is a part of the Arts and Acts Festival that happens every year in June in Downtown Northville. Tipping Point Theatre selects about 4 10 minute plays to be performed over the weekend. They are then voted on by the attending crowds for Audience Favorite and judged for a first and second place winner. 


  • Plays must be original
  • Plays that have received staged readings or workshops are eligible
  • Submissions must have a running time of less than 15 minutes
  • Cast limit of 4
  • No adaptations, collaborations, or musicals
  • Playwrights may submit multiple plays
  • Submission Deadline April 15th

Send Submissions to
361 E. Cady St. 
Northville, MI 48167


  • Announced beginning of May
  • The exact number of plays that will be presented at the Festival depends on available space, time, and production requirements after the selection of the top prizes.


  • Plays will be selected to be performed during the Arts and Acts Festival
  • Judges, including Producing Artistic Director James Kuhl, will decide festival winner
  • Audience votes on their favorite
  • The winning play will be announced after the final performance