Friday, October 7, 2016

Submissions of Scripts for the NYC Summer 2017 Strawberry One-Act Festival (Best Play Award: $4,000). Full Length Plays & Musicals for the Strawberry Theatre Festival. Deadline: December 15, 2016.

The New York City Summer Strawberry Theatre Festival will be held at the Theatre at St. Clement's on 46th Street in Manhattan.
 
The Riant Theatre's Strawberry Theatre Festival is now accepting submissions for Full Length Plays (between 55 - 90 minutes) and Musicals (not to exceed 120 minutes), and Short Plays (40 minutes - 50 minutes). Plays selected for the festival can perform between 3 - 5 performances and elect to share a percentage of the box office by paying a theatre usage fee between $1 - $9 per ticket to receive 10% - 100% share of the box office. To obtain an application email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com. The deadline to submit an application is November 15, 2016. Late Submissions deadline is December 15, 2016. The participation fee for the STF is $400 for plays received by November 15, 2016 and $500 for plays received after November 15, 2016. The participation fee for Short Plays is $350. All submissions are done by email.

Also seeking submissions for the New York City Strawberry One-Act Festival for plays with a running time from 15 minutes - 30 minutes. In Round 1 each play will receive 3 Performance Dates. Each time a play will be presented on a program with different plays. The plays with the most votes will perform at The Finals. The judges for the Finals will consist of (1) Theatre Producer, (1) Artistic Directors, (1) Agent and (1) Casting Director. The 4 Best Plays will perform at the Awards Ceremony on July 30, 2016 and have the option to do an Encore Performance at one of our Partner Theatre Companies. The participating fee for plays accepted into the festival is $300 for plays submitted by November 15, 2016 and $350 for plays received after November 15, 2016, which includes: an on-camera interview for your play, inclusion in our mailing brochures and the Riant Theatre Review Magazine, (1) ticket to our Launch Party and Screening of the Video Diaries Project: A Series of Short Films about the artists in the Strawberry One-Act Festival; (1) comp ticket whenever your play is performed, (1) ticket to the Awards Ceremony. The winner of the Best Play receives $4,000. Awards are given to Best Play, Best Director ($200), Best Actor 
($200), Best Actress ($200) and Best Short Film - The Video Diaries Project ($150). Some plays will be selected for publication in the anthology The Best Plays From The Strawberry One-Act Festival. All Submissions must be done by email. Deadline: November 15, 2016. Deadline for late submissions is December 15, 2016. To obtain an application email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com (There is no sharing of the box office for the One-Act Festival.)

ACCEPTANCE LETTERS will go out in December, so get your play in asap to increase your chances to participate.


The New York City Summer 2017 Strawberry One-Act Festival will n from July 13, 2017 through July 30, 2017. You must be available between July11th through July 30, 2017 to participate in the festival.

All performances will be held at the Theatre at St. Clement's, located on 46th Street in Manhattan.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

See A VIEW FROM THE BACK On-Demand

A VIEW FROM THE BACK   Written by Yi Shi
Directed by Milton Justice

Who contemplates the questions of love, death, and violence in a taxi?

Watch it On Demand at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/aviewfromtheback


Each ON DEMAND Viewing counts as a vote for your play.
The play with the most On Demand Views wins a spot in the FINALS.
The Top 5 On Demand Plays will get extra votes added to the total votes in the festival.
Voting Ends July 26th at 8pm

The FINALS for the Strawberry One-Act Festival is on
Thursday, July 28th at 7pm at the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th St, NYC

See A FRIEND On Demand

A FRIEND   Written and Directed by Anika Benkov

A young woman hires a friend off of Craigslist. The play follows their relationship and explores themes of growing up, trust, boundaries, and intimacy between women in an internet age.

Watch it On Demand at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/afriend


Each ON DEMAND Viewing counts as a vote for your play.
The play with the most On Demand Views wins a spot in the FINALS.
The Top 5 On Demand Plays will get extra votes added to the total votes in the festival.
Voting Ends July 26th at 8pm

The FINALS for the Strawberry One-Act Festival is on
Thursday, July 28th at 7pm at the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th St, NYC

See BLACKBERRY WINTER On-Demand

BLACKBERRY WINTER  Written and Directed by Kai Elijah Hamilton

An African-American mother finds herself in the abandoned house from her dreams, a place where, as she thinks, her child has been held captive after his abduction. Will a haunting, years-long mystery be solved? Something just ain’t right.

Watch it On Demand Now at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/blackberrywinter

Each ON DEMAND Viewing counts as a vote for your play.
The play with the most On Demand Views wins a spot in the FINALS.
The Top 5 On Demand Plays will get extra votes added to the total votes in the festival.
Voting Ends July 26th at 8pm

The FINALS for the Strawberry One-Act Festival is on
Thursday, July 28th at 7pm at the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th St, NYC

See REVOLVER ON-Demand

REVOLVER  Written and Directed by Paul Trupia

Our Second Amendment in Action.

Watch it On Demand at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/revolver


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Each ON DEMAND Viewing counts as a vote for your play.
The play with the most On Demand Views wins a spot in the FINALS.
The Top 5 On Demand Plays will get extra votes added to the total votes in the festival.
Voting Ends July 26th at 8pm

The FINALS for the Strawberry One-Act Festival is on
Thursday, July 28th at 7pm at the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th St, NYC

See GARBAGE On-Demand

GARBAGE Written by John Michael Wagner
Directed by Lester Thomas Shane 

Based on a true story, GARBAGE explores issues of class, race, alcohol, drug abuse, and Christianity. When a college kid sentenced to community service reports to a sanitation worker, they discover they each carry a lot of garbage. Together they learn what stinks and what's worth keeping.

Watch it On Demand at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/garbage


Each ON DEMAND Viewing counts as a vote for your play.
The play with the most On Demand Views wins a spot in the FINALS.
The Top 5 On Demand Plays will get extra votes added to the total votes in the festival.
Voting Ends July 26th at 8pm

The FINALS for the Strawberry One-Act Festival is on
Thursday, July 28th at 7pm at the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th St, NYC