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Jun292013

The Growing Stage Theatre (The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey) is now accepting submissions for its 2013-14 New Play-Reading Festival! 

The Growing Stage Theatre – The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey is now accepting submissions for our 2013-2014 New Play-Reading Festival!

This project is open to any unpublished and unproduced TYA scripts to be considered as one of four plays to be featured in the New Play-Reading Festival this coming season at The Growing Stage Theatre – The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey.

The New Play-Reading Festival is a wonderful opportunity for artists to have their unpublished works presented before an audience, in a play-reading scenario, by a cast consisting of both professional and amateur actors on two separate occasions during our 2013/2014 season.

The Growing Stage is committed to creating and presenting professional theatre for young people and their families and to provide them with the unique and affordable opportunity to share a fun, culturally significant moment in an intimate and special venue, The Historic Palace Theatre. Young people are also given the opportunity to grow as performers by working alongside professional actors as part of the theatre learning experience. Shows usually require a minimum of 4 characters/performers; there is no maximum, provided that if necessary, doubling is OK with the playwright.

The initial play readings will take place, one per day, November 7 through 10. After the reading of each play, there will be a dialogue among the audience, performers and playwright. The second set of readings will take place, again, one per day, March 6 through 9. After the play readings in March, one of the four scripts will then be selected to be presented as a fully mounted production in The Growing Stage’s 2014/2015 Main Stage season!!!

Please send script submissions for the New Play-Reading Festival and subsequently for the 2014/2015 Main Stage BY OCTOBER 1st to the company’s Production Manager and head of the festival, Steve Graham:  prdmgr@growingstage.com
Or to:
The Growing Stage Theatre
Attn: Steve Graham
P.O. Box 36
Netcong, NJ 07857

If your script submission is an adaptation, we do ask that you also please include proof that you have permission from the author to adapt their work.

If you would like to learn more about the mission of The Growing Stage Theatre, please visit:
http://www.growingstage.com

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