Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Detroit New Works Festival

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  • Full-length or one-act plays and musicals accepted (no song cycles or adaptations)
  • Must address one of the following: equality and diversity, mental health, and/or social issues
  • Must have never been produced
  • Must be able to be produced with minimal set, costume, and prop requirements in accordance with Outvisible’s commitment to imaginative and minimalistic theatre
  • Must be able to be produced with eight actors or less
  • Musicals must be able to be played with only one pianist (production winner may be able to add additional instrumental scoring)
  • Must be able to attend festival April 21-23 in Allen Park, Michigan (just south of Detroit)

Round One

Outvisible will accept entries until midnight on January 31, 2017. 

Please read submission guidelines carefully or submit early in case revisions are needed. Submissions which do not meet guidelines will not be considered.

Submissions will be evaluated on the following criteria:
Script concept and structure
Inclusion of equality and diversity, mental health, and/or social issues
Feasibility of production in a small, black box space with no more than 8 actors and limited set/props
Likelihood of being produced successfully to appeal to a wide audience
Overall quality of work submitted

Five semi-finalists will be chosen.