The Landing Theatre Company invites you to submit to their fifth annual New American Voices Play Reading Series
Submissions will be accepted August 1-September 30, 2015
The 2015 New American Voices Play Reading Series will be presented April 22-24, 2016
The Landing Theatre Company is now accepting full-length plays for the 2016 New American Play Reading Series in Houston, Texas. Four plays will be selected for staged readings directed and performed by professional local talent. Selected playwrights must attend the readings in Houston. A $100 reward will be granted to each of the 4 winning playwrights. Playwrights must cover their own travel expenses.
There are no fees for submitting. Submit the play via the play submission form online at http://www.landingtheatre.org/#!submissions/c59z
Selected playwrights must attend the festival.
Each playwright will be paired with a local director prior to the festival to prepare for the event.
Directors will cast each play prior to the festival.
Each production will receive at least two rehearsals prior to the official reading.
One rehearsal will be scheduled when the playwright can attend.
The play will then be read in front of an audience, with a moderated discussion of the play afterwards.
Play submissions must meet the following criteria:
Playwright must be a citizen or legal resident of the United States of America.
Play must not have been produced.
Play must not have had a public reading in the Houston area.
Submission must be received on or before September 30th.
Submission must be a minimum of 30 pages long and have a minimum run time of 45 minutes.
Submission must be in .doc, .pdf or .rtf format.
Plays are given blind reads, so there should be no playwright identifiers anywhere on the script.
Your name and/or contact information should only be in the email.
Only one play per playwright per submission period.
No musicals, children's plays, or one-person plays.
Playwrights will only be notified if your play is selected.