Seeking  1 act play scripts 7 - 15 minutes

for Manhattan Repertory Theatre's 

September 14 - 22, 2016 at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, 

303 West 42nd St. at 8th Ave.


So we are doing something really fun here...

In our effort to support new playwrights, we are seeking new short 1 act play scripts 7 - 15 minutes from playwrights that have NEVER had a play produced before in New York City, which we will present on Tuesday September 27, and Wednesday September 28 here at Manhattan Rep as part of our New Artist Play Series. 

If accepted, we will cast, rehearse and bring your play to life here at Manhattan Repertory Theatre.


To submit your short play script (7 - 15 minutes) please email: 


The complete script of your never produced before 1 act play as a .pdf,

a synopsis of the play,

a cover letter with more information about yourself and your work

your mailing address,

and a contact email address to:

by Thursday September 1, 2016.


Please put “New Artist Play Series” in the subject heading. 

We will contact you within a week, if not sooner, as to your acceptance.


Plays that we love will be accepted on a First-Come First-Served basis. The earlier you submit the better chances you have of being accepted for we may end submissions before September 11, 2016, if we fill up all available performance slots


There is no submission fee.


Again, this is solely a script submission. We will create a team to present your play here as part of this event.


Once accepted there is a $30 commitment fee.


There are no other production fees or costs involved in this event.