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Midtown International Theatre Festival (New York | NY)

MITF seeks submissions for Short Play Lab

Midtown International Theatre Festival is accepting plays for Short Play Lab in their Summer 2017 festival.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
6 / 20 / 2017

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Midtown International Theatre Festival (New York | NY)

MITF seeks submissions for Variety Acts

Midtown International Theatre Festival is accepting variety acts for their Summer 2017 festival.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
5 / 2 / 2017

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Opportunity
The Kerouac Project (Orlando | FL)

Kerouac Project Residency accepting applications

The Kerouac Project provides four residencies a year to writers of any stripe or age, living anywhere in the world. Each residency consists of approximately a three month stay in the cottage where Jack Kerouac lived.
Fee: 
$30
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
3 / 12 / 2017

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Tips on Writing Comedy for Writers Who Don’t Write Comedy

If you’re like me and want to articulate your funny bone but don’t quite know how, here are three principles to get you started.

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Finding and keeping the right collaborators

I don’t want to say that finding the right collaborators for a project is like dating…but sometimes it’s kind of like dating.

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On making immersive theatrical experiences with Underbelly

From the beginning of the process, we are asking ourselves two questions: How are we inviting this audience into this play? and Who are we asking the audience to be in this experience?  

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