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'Next Act! New Play Summit 2'

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Capital Repertory Theatre
Margaret Hall, assistant to the artistic dir.

Production Description

Seeking submissions for the Capital Repertory Theatre’s "Next Act! New Play Summit 2" which will feature readings of two never-before produced plays, one musical and special events throughout the weekend. Theatre states: "Next Act! is an expansion of Capital Repertory Theatre’s commitment to the development of new work, and is designed to complement the Upper Hudson Valley’s recent and future growth explosion in the fields of research and technology. The summit will directly reflect the theatre’s mission, “to create meaningful theatre generated from an authentic link to the community.” Capital Rep is a professional LORT D theatre, established in Albany in 1981.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

The Summit runs Nov. 2-4, 2013 in Albany, NY and Schenectady, NY.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Small stipend and limited travel provided for selected playwrights.


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Eligible plays can not have been previously produced, though previous readings are allowed. No more than 7 characters. (Please do not submit works in which actors play multiple roles, unless it is a device used to illuminate generations.)

Eligible musicals can not have been previously produced, though previous readings are allowed. No more than 6 characters. Accompaniment must be able to be provided by a pianist for the reading. Scripts that allow creative ways for execution in the intimate atmosphere of Capital Rep’s thrust stage are particularly welcome. (There is no limit on subject matter. Adaptations of literature welcome.)