ISN'T IT ABOUT TIME YOU GOT YOUR 25 to 45 minute SHORT PLAY ON ITS FEET?
To see if it works.
To explore the characters and plot lines of the play in reality, not just in your head.
YOU HAVE BEEN TWEAKING IT FOREVER IN THE VACUUM OF YOUR MIND.
Isn't it time to bring it to life?
And who knows you may develop it into a Full-Length play, but you have to see it on its feet first!
We are looking for playwright/producers who want to DEVELOP their new longer short play in front of a live audience. We are looking for 2 to 4 NEW short plays never produced before, 25 - 45 minutes, which you will cast, direct and put on its feet at Manhattan Rep.
You cast and direct it. We run the tech and supply the theatre for tech, dress and 2 performances, plus, as part of our new development program, we will work with you on the script, offer help with casting, directing and more, so that your play will rock!!!
THERE IS NO SECURITY DEPOSIT, SUBMISSION FEE, PARTICIPATION FEE or any Manhattan Rep based Fees. That means this program is FREE! IF YOU HAVE A DREAM OF FINALLY GETTING YOUR SHORT PLAY ON IT'S FEET.... SUBMIT!
In order to submit, you must be available on:
MONDAY APRIL 6
from 8:30 pm to 11 pm
for TECH REHEARSAL (A short 20-30 minute Tech will be schedule for you during this timeframe.)
TUESDAY APRIL 7
from 8:30 pm to 11 pm
for DRESS REHEARSAL
and for THE PERFORMANCES:
WEDNESDAY APRIL 8 at 9 pm
THURSDAY APRIL 9 at 9 pm
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE UNAVAILABLE FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE TIMES.
We will supply a technician to run your sound and lights for your production. AND WE WILL HELP YOU DEVELOP YOUR PLAY! Please know this program is NON-EQUITY ONLY.
Please come and join us. We will put up an amazing professional show at our theatre on 42nd St and 8th Ave in the heart of the Theatre District.
To submit your NEW, never produced before 1 act play production 25 - 45 minutes please email:
The complete play, a synopsis of the play,
the running time of the play,
the set and lighting requirements,
the play history (workshops, readings if any, when it was written)
your mailing address,
and a creative team leader contact email address to:
by FRIDAY MARCH 6, 2015 at Midnight.
Please put "SHORT PLAY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM" in the subject heading.
These 1 act play productions will be considered on a first - come first-served basis. (The earlier you submit, the better your chances of being accepted.) If we fill up all production slots early on, we will end submissions earlier than MARCH 6, 2015. (With only 2 - 4 slots, earlier is better!)
Once submitted, we will get back to you within one week as to your acceptance.
If you have any questions about our SHORT PLAY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, please drop us a line at: firstname.lastname@example.org