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Thursday, July 14, 2016

MRT'S Summer One Act Play Competition seeks immediate replacement play!

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We just had a play pull out of our Summer One Act Competition (with a $1000 prize for best play) due to an actor conflict, so we are seeking a short play production (7 - 20 minutes - cast, directed, ready to be performed) for the following dates:


On the date below you will be given a 15 minute time slot to go through your tech with our technician. This 15 minute slot will be for you to set up your sound and light cues with our technician, and to work out set, props etc etc.

Monday July 25, 2016 at 9 pm


Monday August 1, 2016
6 pm to 8:20 pm


Follows are the 3 dates minimum that you will be performing in the competition - 4 more if you move on to the Finals.


Tuesday August 2 at 6:30 pm
Thursday August 4 at 6:30 pm
Friday August 5 at 9 pm

And IF your play moves on to the FINALS your team must be available to perform in the Finals with 5 other plays on these dates:

Thursday August 11 at 6:30 pm AND 9 pm
Friday August 12 at 6:30 pm AND 9 pm

To submit your one act play production please email:
  • The complete play,
  • a synopsis of the play,
  • the character breakdown,
  • the running time of the play,
  • the set and lighting requirements, 
  • the playʼs production history (if it has been produced before and where) 
  • your mailing address,
  • and a creative team leader contact email address to:

by ASAP.

Please put “Summer One Act Competition” in the subject heading.

We will contact you within 24 hours if not sooner!

There is no submission fee. NON-EQUITY ONLY.

We will supply a technician to run the sound and lights.

Once accepted, there will be a $155.00 participation fee.

There will be NO additional security fees or Manhattan Repertory Theatre based production fees.

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