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Saturday, April 11, 2015

MRTʼs SUMMER ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION 2015

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Seeking fully produced one act plays  (cast, directed and ready to perform) 7 minutes to 20 minutes in length for

June 10 - July 1, 2015

at Manhattan Rep, 303 W.42nd St.
$1000 PRIZE for BEST PLAY!!!
EACH PLAY WILL BE GIVEN A MINIMUM OF 4 PERFORMANCES,

(And an additional 4 performances if the play goes on to the FINALS - June 30 and July 1, 2015.)
To submit your one act play production please email:

The complete play,
a synopsis of the play,
the character breakdown,
the running time of the play,
the set and lighting requirements,
the playʼs production history (if it has been produced before and where)
your mailing address,
and a creative team leader contact email address to:

manhattanrep@yahoo.com

by FRIDAY May 1, 2015 at Midnight.

Please put “Summer One Act Competition” in the subject heading.

We will contact you within a week as to your acceptance.

Plays that we love will be accepted on a First-Come First-Served basis.

The earlier you submit the better chances you have of being accepted for we may end submissions before May 1, 2015, if we fill up all available performance slots

There is no submission fee. NON-EQUITY ONLY.

Each play will be given a MINIMUM of FOUR performances, with 4 more performances if the play moves on to the finals. We will supply a technician to run the sound and lights.

Once accepted, there will be a $150.00 participation fee.

There will be NO additional security fees or Manhattan Repertory Theatre based production fees.

For more information log on to: www.manhattanrep.com


Summer One Act Play Competition 2015 Guidelines


MANHATTAN REPERTORY THEATRE WILL PROVIDE FOR EACH PRODUCTION:

46 seat theatre space for at least 4 performances - 3 more if you move on to finals etc

A technician to run your sound and lights

1 Tech rehearsal in the theatre with our technician

1 Full Dress rehearsal with all of the teams in your performance series in the theatre

Our stock furniture for your show

Web flyers with all the information about your show and the shows in your performance series for you to email to all.

Web site support.

Theatre production consultation

Reservation Service, House management and Box Office


THEATRE INCLUDES:

An 8 dimmer lighting board with 16 instruments

A 4 speaker surround sound system

A 5 CD changer with support for IPOD, IPHONE, IPAD, PHONE etc and Laptop

Clean, organized dressing room

A SOUND AND LIGHT TECHNICIAN TO RUN YOUR SHOW


EACH PRODUCTION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:

Casting the production

Directing the production

Outside rehearsal space (if you need it.)

Program design and 300 copies of their program

All other miscellaneous production costs – costumes, props, etc.

Inviting friends and family.


PRODUCTION CRITERIA

All participants must be NON-UNION

There is NO PAY (unless you win the $1000 cash prize.)

Please do not submit MUSICALS unless staged with pre-recorded music.

(We have no room for an orchestra.)

All Productions must run between 7 minutes and 20 minutes with simple sets which can be easily struck.

NO NUDITY.

NO SMOKING in the play!

No LIGHTING OF ANYTHING! (Candles, cigarettes, etc.)

No projections.

No FURNITURE is to be brought into the theatre for any reason.

We supply more than enough stock furniture for any show.

All props and costumes must be brought in and out of the theatre each night for, regretfully, we do not have space to store for all the plays participating.

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