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Monday, August 22, 2016

Living Room Theater New Play Incubator: Immigration

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Living Room Theater is seeking playwrights to develop plays about immigration for its New Play Incubator this October/November. Playwrights will be divided into 2 groups and meet 3 times. In the course of 3 weeks, the playwrights will create a 10 minute play related to immigration. Each group will culminate in a staged reading for the public. Actors and director will be provided for the reading. Playwrights may attend auditions and rehearsals if they like.

There is no fee to submit or to participate. Playwrights must be able to attend all meetings of at least one group. Please do not submit if you cannot make all the meetings of at least one group. All meetings/rehearsals/readings will be held in Manhattan. Non-New York based playwrights may apply but must be able to travel to the meetings/reading. No travel stipend is provided.

Group A Meetings

10/15/16 from 1-3pm

10/22/16 from 1-3pm (First draft due)

10/29/16 from 1-3pm

Staged reading on 11/13/16 at 3pm

Group B Meetings

10/16/16 from 4-6pm

10/23/16 from 1-3pm (First draft due)

10/30/16 from 1-3pm

Staged reading on 11/17/16 at 8pm

Please submit a resume, a 10 minute play, and a short paragraph in the email why you would be interested in writing about immigration to lvtnewplays@gmail.com Please specify which group you are applying for or if both groups work for you. Only selected finalists will be asked to interview between October 1, 2016 to October 9, 2016. Submission deadline is September 25, 2016.

Living Room Theater has been producing and developing new plays in New York City since 2010. Our mainstage productions include Thicker than Water, The Ephemeral Lightness of Dreams, The Procedure, Pretty Little Mouth, 29x/y, Slam Team, Lola and the Planet of Glorious Diversity. Work we have developed through our Writers’ Circle and other readings include Micro Shrimp, Lost at Sea, Flappers In Chains, Frank, The C Word, For Our Own, Apples from Eve, and An Orchid In Winter.

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