Step 1: Review Our Upcoming Themes

The Rest is History

From Torah to Twitter, historical events are written, recorded and sealed away in the history books. But what about the infinite number of personal moments, big and small, that end up untold? Share with us your inspiring, hilarious or heartbreaking stories that illuminate the lessons of living through a historical time or personal moment that changed your life or perhap even changed the world.

Submissions are now closed.


Persian Sunrise, American Sunset

From the sands of Persia to the shores of the United States, Iranians have made a life altering journey and are redefining home.  But how does a community living outside its homeland define its heart?  These poignant, hilarious and heartbreaking stories will share their challenges and triumphs.

Deadline for submissions
*EXTENDED* April 15, 2021

AHA! Moments

Funny, truthful and endearing stories of the moment when you “just knew” life was about to change…sometimes for the better, but not always.

Submissions are now closed. 

Family Matters

We love them.  We hate them.  We can’t live with them; we can’t live without them.  The matters of family, and why family matters, are as old as the Bible. This show reveals our most personal family stories.

Submissions are now closed.

2022 Salon Theatre Themes

Remembrance of Things Present

The legacy of the Shoah in stories from the next generations are not only funny and insightful, but deeply moving.

Deadline for submissions
June 1, 2021

Star Spangled Sabra

Israeli Americans share their story of longing, loss and love in the Diaspora.

Deadline for submissions
April 1, 2021

Sweet Tea & the Southern Jew

Growing up or living in our Southern states is a legacy of hospitality, good food and sometimes not quite fitting in with your neighbors.  These are stories of struggles, humor and finding out what it means to be a Jew in the south.

Deadline for submissions
July 1, 2021