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Call for Plays, Stories and Poems: Date Night

One Night Stand Theater is looking for short plays, short stories, and poems for our February 18, 2024, one-night-only evening of staged readings called One Night Stand's Date Night. We’re looking for comedic or dramatic pieces about good dates, bad dates, first dates, blind dates…anything about romantic dates, whether they turn into love at first sight or tragic heartbreak.

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, January 3, 2024; send them to If we feature your play, story, or poem in the show, we offer a small honorarium and two comp tickets for the performance (at Vintage Theatre in Aurora, Colorado). Plays can be new or old; there are no restrictions on whether the pieces have been previously produced.



We’re excited to announce our 2024 season! Starting next February, join One Night Stand Theater for these staged readings of short plays and stories: 


February 18: “One Night Stand’s Date Night”

Get some post-Valentine’s Day loving with our celebration of good dates, bad dates, blind dates, love at first sight, and broken hearts.


April 7: “Sleuths and Spies”

An evening of intrigue and mystery with brilliant detectives, shady private eyes, and sinister secret agents. (Rescheduled from October 2023)


June 2: “All Greek to Me”

Join us as we explore the mythology and theater of Ancient Greece.


August 11: “By Popular Demand”

The people have chosen! An evening of short plays with multiple themes proposed by our audience members, from inspired to insane.


October (Date TBA): “Doctor Crypt’s House of Terror”

Join us for a Halloween 1936 radio broadcast: our strangest, oddest old-time radio show yet.

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