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Friday, February 21, 2014

The New American Theatre is looking to produce one act plays

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The New American Theatre is looking to produce one act plays which have not been previously produced in Los Angeles, CA (plays with simple staging requirements are favored). Running time must be twenty-five minutes or less.

ONGOING ONE ACT FESTIVALS – SPRING AND FALL

Award – Full production of the play in Los Angeles at the Odyssey Theatre. Performance of the piece will be under the supervision of Jack Stehlin, utilizing the talents of the acting company of the New American Theatre. All playwrights whose work makes it to the level of semi-finalist will be given first consideration for any full-length work they may have to be included in the New American Theatre Full-Length reading series, which takes place in January and February.

Type of work – One act plays which have not been previously produced in Los Angeles, CA (plays with simple staging requirement s are favored). Running time must be twenty-five minutes or less.

Notification – You will receive email confirmation of the submission of your work at the time of submission. Further notification will only be given to semifinalists.

Fee – None.

Submission requirements – Please submit full script as an e-mail attachment. No contact information should be on the script itself. Body of the email should include title of the work, author’s name, address and contact information. All submissions should go to the New American Theatre Literary Coordinator, Joe Bays at JoeBays55@earthlink.net.

Please put ONE ACT PLAY SUBMISSION in the subject line. 

Snail mail submissions are also accepted.
Please send your material to
The New American Theatre
PO Box 586, Culver City, CA 90232,
ATTN one-act competition

There is no limit to the number of plays you may submit.

Deadline Spring – February 28, 2014

The New American Theatre – The New American Theatre (formerly Circus Theatricals) is a critically acclaimed actor-led theatre company best known for producing classic plays as well as exploring and supporting new and challenging work in the American theatre. The New American Theatre is dedicated to the support and growth of all artists who participate in the collective imagination that is theatre. Named by CBS Los Angeles as one of the top five 99-seat theatre’s in Los Angeles, The New American Theatre (formerly Circus Theatricals) has also enjoyed critical acclaim, awards and nominations from the Los Angeles Times, LA Drama Critics Circle, Back Stage West, LA Weekly, LA Stage Alliance Ovations, and many others. Please visit our website for more information: http://www.NewAmericanTheatre.com

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