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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Manhattan Repertory Theatre seeking one-act plays

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Seeking never produced before original short 1 ACT PLAYS
(cast, directed and ready to perform)
7 minutes to 25 minutes in length for:

Manhattan Repertory Theatre's
October 16 and 17, 2014 
at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, 
303 West 42nd St. (at 8th Ave) NYC

PLEASE NOTE:  We are only accepting 1 act productions and dance pieces from the TRI-STATE area. As part of our Community producing program we offer our EVENTS 4 to 6 times a year as a service to playwright/producers in the TRI-STATE AREA. This is an opportunity to bring your NEW short 1 act play or dance piece to life!  THERE IS NO SECURITY DEPOSIT, SUBMISSION FEE, PARTICIPATION FEE or any Manhattan Rep based Fees.  

We are just looking for passionate playwright/producers and choreographers from the Tri-State area who wish to participate and try out a new short play or dance piece in front of a live audience. 

We are looking for NEW short plays and dance pieces, never produced before, 7 - 25 minutes, cast, directed, choreographed, off book, put on their feet and manifested for the first time from playwright/producers in the Tri-State area. 

In order to submit, you must be available on: 

TUESDAY OCTOBER 14 from 5:30 pm to 11 pm 
for TECH REHEARSAL: (A short 20 - 30 minute tech will be scheduled during this timeframe.)

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 15 from 6 pm to 11 pm 
for DRESS REHEARSAL (A 2.5 hour Dress rehearsal will be schedule during this timeframe.)


THURSDAY OCTOBER 16 at 6:30 pm or 9 pm
FRIDAY OCTOBER 17 at 6:30 pm or 9 pm 
(Your performance time will be scheduled once all the plays have been accepted.)
Each play will get at least two performances.


We will supply a technician to run your sound and lights for your production. 

Please know this Event is NON-EQUITY ONLY.

These Events are wonderful fun!  Please come and join us. We put up a slick 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 short 1 act play production or dance piece please email:
  • The complete play or synopsis of the dance piece,
  • a synopsis of the play,
  • the running time of the play or dance piece,
  • the set and lighting requirements, 
  • the play or dance piecesʼs history (workshops, readings if any, when it was written)
  • your mailing address,

and a creative team leader contact email address to:

by Monday September 15, 2014 at Midnight.

Please put "THE OCTOBER EVENT" in the subject heading.

1 act play productions and dance pieces 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 September 15, 2014. 
Once submitted, we will get back to you within one week as to your acceptance.

Again, there are no Manhattan Repertory Theatre based fees of any kind.

If you have any questions about THE OCTOBER EVENT, please drop us a line at: manhattanrep@yahoo.com

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