|Living Room Theater New Play Incubator: Immigration
Living Room Theater is seeking playwrights to develop plays on the theme “Immigration” for its New Play Incubator. In the course of 3 weeks, the playwrights individually 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.
There is no fee to submit or to participate. Playwrights that have participated in the previous incubator are not eligible to apply at this time. Playwrights must be able to attend all meetings. Please do not submit if you cannot make all the meetings. 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.
02/04/18 Sun from 1-3pm
02/11/18 Sat from 1-4pm (First draft due)
02/17/18 Sat from 1-4pm
3/3/18 Sat from 6-10pm Staged reading at the National Opera Center
Please submit a resume, a 10 minute play, and a short paragraph in the email why you would be interested in writing about the theme “Immigration” to email@example.com Only selected finalists will be asked to interview the week of 01/22/17. Submission deadline is January 20, 2018.
Past playwrights include: Nina Ki, Kareem Ayas, Joseph Zaydon, Jue Yang, Sofía Weitz, Olivia Reevell, Ran Xia, Xavier Toby, Kendra Augustin, Alex Rubin, Adam Seidel, Tidtaya Sinutoke, Cayenne Douglass, Corbin Went, Lora Danley, J.Thalia Cunningham and Bingcong Zhu
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.