Thursday, September 25, 2014
Submisions for Plays, Musicals and Staged Readings for the Strawberry Theatre Festival. DEADLINE: October 30, 2014
The Riant Theatre's Strawberry Theatre Festival will be at the Hudson Guild Theatre on 26th Street in Manhattan from February 11, 2015 - February 22, 2015
, and is now accepting submissions for Full Length Plays (between 55 - 90 minutes) and Musicals (not to exceed 120 minutes), Short Plays (40 minutes - 50 minutes) and Staged Readings. 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 download an application go to www.therianttheatre.com or email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com. The deadline to submit an application is October 30, 2014. Late Submissions deadline is November 14, 2014. The participation fee for the STF is $400 for plays received by October 30, 2014 and $500 for plays received after October 30, 2014. The participation fee for Short Plays is $350. All submissions are done by email.
Also seeking submissions for the Strawberry One-Act Festival (February 11th - February 22nd) for plays with a running time from 15 minutes - 30 minutes. Plays can advance from Round 1, Semi-Finals, Finals and the Awards Show & Performance. The judges for the Finals will consist of (2) Artistic Directors, (1) Agent and (1) Casting Director. The 4 Best Plays will perform at the Awards Ceremony on February 22nd 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 Octboer 30, 2014 and $350 for plays received after October 30, 2014, 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 $1,500. Awards are given to Best Play, Best Director ($200), Best Actor ($150), Best Actress ($150) and Best Short Film - The Video Diaries Project ($250). 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 emailed. Deadline October 30, 2014. Deadline for late submissions is November 14, 2014. Download an application at www.therianttheatre.com (There is no sharing of the box office for the One-Act Festival.).
The Strawberry One-Act Festival Summer 2014 Awards were presented on Sunday, August 31st at the Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street, NYC.
And the Winner are....
LIKE A LADY By Jorge Franco IV (BEST PLAY AWARD)
CHAUNCEY ALAN for Like A Lady (BEST DIRECTOR AWARD)
TOMMY SCHUTZ for And Baby Makes Three (BEST ACTOR AWARD)
ELOISE EDWARDS for Like A Lady (BEST ACTRESS AWARD)