A major regional theater recently announced that they were no longer accepting open submissions from playwrights. The theater was aboveboard honest about their new policy, stating that it was not only too expensive to process all those scripts, never mind have them read . . . but that it was also just not working. [...]
What I love about contests like this one is that they remind me just how many people out there have scripts that they are super passionate about getting up on the stage. It’s pretty awesome.
And as you know, part of my mission and the reason for the blog and everything else that I do, [...]
Alright Procrastinators . . . did you accomplish that New Year’s Resolution of yours to finish your musical? I hope so, because the New York Musical Theatre Festival’s submission deadline is coming up.
NYMF just announced their dates for all you Next Link hopefuls out there, and here’s the scoop:
Early Bird deadline is [...]
I went to see a show the other night and found myself sitting right next to an old fuddy-duddy (I do realize that by using the term “fuddy-duddy,” I am probably now one myself). He was buttoned-up and scowling from the moment he walked into the hallowed halls of the theater.
He was absolutely [...]
You’ve probably heard descriptions of basic plot structure before like, “A stranger comes to town, and everything changes,” as well as “What makes this night different from all others?”
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