|Manhattan Reading Competition
Best Play or Musical : $1,000!
No submission fee to
participate in this competition!
Scripts accepted from all over the U.S.
Finally, an incredible opportunity for staged readings in the heart of Manhattan.We accept scripts between 20 and 60 minutes long. Your reading will be staged in one of the most beautiful venues in NYC: a 99-seat theater with fixed red upholstered seats and six spaces for wheelchairs.
A 23′ x 29′ stage where up to 25 actors can fits comfortably.
Ideal for playwrights who wish to stage an exciting, live reading using any of the 55 props we offer for free.
For those who would like more than lights up and down, we have 55 lights that can paint the setting of your play, which one of our tech directors will set up for you before your reading
Visit our theater:
For readings of musicals we offer an electric piano and a great sound system should you need microphones or soundtracks for your singing/reading.
We also offer 10 chairs and 10 reading stands.
You will not need to bring anything to the theater except your craft and artistry.
All readings will be offered a prime performance time and will be staged between February 29 and March 6, 2016.
The theater is used by our winter festival, which is one of the most successful festivals in the country. The 5 best plays will be automatically accepted into our Thespis Summerfest 2016
From reading to staging.
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Don’t miss out on this opportunity!
Last edited on Tue Sep 8th, 2015 11:44 pm by Venus Theater Festival Competition 2016