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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The August Event

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Seeking never produced before original short 1 ACT PLAYS (7 minutes to 20 minutes)
(cast, directed and ready to perform)
(2 minutes to 15 minutes in length) for:


Wednesday AUGUST 19 and Thursday August 20, 2015
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 are offering this event program as a service to playwright/producers and choreographers 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. (IT'S FREE!!!) We are 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, 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:

MONDAY AUGUST 17 from 5:30 pm to 11 pm
for Tech Rehearsal (A 20 minute TECH will be set up during this timeframe.)

for Dress Rehearsal (Your play will have it's Dress Rehearsal from 6 pm to 8:30 pm or 8:30 pm to 11 pm on the above date. We will have a finalized schedule once all the plays are accepted).

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 19 at 6:30 pm or 9 pm
THURSDAY AUGUST 20 at 6:30 pm or 9 pm

EACH PLAY WILL RECEIVE 2 PERFORMANCES in the time slots above.
(Your performance times will be scheduled once all the plays have been accepted.)


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 pieces╩╝s history (workshops, readings if any, when it was written) your mailing address, and a creative team leader contact email address to:


by August 1, 2015 at Midnight.

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

1 act play productions and DANCE performances 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 August 1, 2015. Once submitted, we will get back to you within one week as to your acceptance.

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

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

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