Theater: Plays

The Strawberry One-Act Festival & The Strawberry Theatre Festival

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The Riant Theatre
Van Fisher, artistic dir.

Production Description

The Riant Theatre is seeking submissions for The Strawberry Theatre Festival (full-length plays, musicals and long one-act plays) and The Strawberry One-Act Festival (15-30 minute plays).

For the Strawberry One Act Festival, producer states: "Plays can advance from round one, semi-finals, finals and the awards show and performance. The judges for the finals will consist of two artistic directors, one agent, and one casting director. The four best plays will perform at the awards ceremony on Aug. 25 and have the option to do an encore performance at one of our partner theater companies."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Festivals run Aug. 12-25 at the 100 seat Hudson Guild Theatre in NYC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

In the Strawberry One-Act Festival the winner of the Best Play receives $1,500. Awards are given to Best Play, Best Director ($150), Best Actor ($150), Best Actress ($150) and Best Short Film–The Video Diaries Project, a documentary about the artist in the SOAF ($250). Some plays will be selected for publication in the anthology The Best Plays from The Strawberry One-Act Festival. The participation fee for the The Strawberry Theatre Festival is $500; the participation fee for short plays is $400. There is no sharing of the box office for the Strawberry One-Act Festival. The participation fee includes: an on-camera interview for the play, inclusion in mailing brochures and the Riant Theatre Review Magazine, one ticket to the launch party, one comp ticket whenever your play is performed, [and] one ticket to the Awards Ceremony.


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Script Submissions & Auditions

Deadline to submit for both festivals is April 30. To download an application, visit or email All submissions must be done via email. For more information, visit,,, and
Plays selected for The Strawberry Theatre Festival can perform between three to five performances and elect to share a percentage of the box office by paying a theater usage fee between $1-$9 per ticket to receive 10%-100% share of the box office.

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