Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Park Playhouse seeking new musicals

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Park Playhouse Inc. in Albany, NY, is seeking submissions for new musicals by unpublished and emerging composers, lyricists and librettists.

Submissions will be considered for possible inclusion in upcoming first annual new musical festival in New York’s Capital Region. 

Submissions may be workshopped through a staged reading or concert production as part of new annual festival, and may be considered for full-scale professional productions in future seasons.

The ideal submissions will be full length (at least 90-minute) musicals of either one or two acts, and will not have been produced in a professional setting to date. All genres and subject matter are welcomed.

Please send brief description of piece, PDF of libretto/score, and any links to examples/recordings of music from the piece. 

Submissions selected for workshop and development will be notified before the fall season. 

Please send materials by email to Owen Smith, Producing Artistic Director of Park Playhouse and Managing Director of the Palace Performing Arts Center, at owen@parkplayhouse.com 

Or send hard copy materials/recordings to: Park Playhouse, Attn: Owen Smith, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207. Submissions accepted through July 31, 2016.