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Entries for the 12th Annual NJ Playwrights Contest, Play and Musical Series

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Company

NJPC of William Paterson University
Ed Matthews, producing dir. of the NJ Playwrights Contest

Production Description

Seeking new plays and musicals for the 12th Annual NJ Playwrights Contest. The Play Series is open to NJ residents only and the Musical Series is open to all in the northern NJ, tri-state region. Producing Director states: "We are particularly seeking plays and musicals suited for staging in a black box theater–i.e. small casts, limited scenic needs, etc. The NJPC helps bring new playwrights and composers and their work into focus in the community, the region, and the state of New Jersey. The NJPC offers the contest winners the chance to see their work fully realized on stage and is proud to have produced 13 original plays and musicals in our first 10 seasons."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Three play finalists will be selected from all entries received by the deadline of June 30, 2014 and given staged readings in the fall of 2014; winning production will be in December 2015. Three musical finalists will be selected from all entries received by the deadline of Aug. 31, 2014 and given staged readings in the spring of 2015; winning production will be in the spring of 2016.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

No fee required. NJPC winners will receive a full production in the following season.

Auditions

Seeking submissions from: Northern NJ, NJ; Tri-State, NY Sign up or Log In to apply.