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 February 28, 2016. Late Submissions deadline is March 15, 2016. The participation fee for the STF is $400 for plays received by February 28, 2016 and $500 for plays received after February 28, 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 August 1, 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 February 28, 2016 and $350 for plays received after February 28, 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 $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 email. Deadline: February 28, 2016. Deadline for late submissions is March 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 February, so get your play in asap to increase your chances to participate.
The New York City Summer 2016 Strawberry One-Act Festival will run from July 14, 2016 through August 1, 2016. You must be available between July12th through August 1, 2016 to participate in the festival.
All performances will be held at the Theatre at St. Clement's, located on 46th Street in Manhattan.
|CASPER THE NOT SO FRIENDLY GHOST|
By Domenic Servidio
Winner of the BEST PLAY AWARD