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 "The SOUND BITES festival is a great opportunity for emerging and mid-career musical theater writers to showcase their new works. It’s a real New York event, and a chance to discover what’s up and coming."

- Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty

Jobs & Internships for 3 New Musicals Fall 2017

Thank you for your interest in working with Theatre Now New York

We are currently seeking:

Designers: Lights, Scenic, Costumes & Props Artisan

Production Stage Managers: Equity and non-union

Interns: Production & Administrative in all areas

To submit your resume for consideration please CLICK HERE

The three musicals will be presented in rotating rep and produced under an Equity Seasonal Showcase Code (approval pending) at the 87 seat West End Theatre (www.WETnyc.org) at the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 West 86th Street in NYC  

The three musicals, What’s Your Wish?, We Have Apples and Kragtar: An American Monster Musical were chosen through a highly competitive submission process. The purpose of the production is to develop these new works further utilizing the talents of a full creative team and professional cast. Although the production budget and fees are low, this is an excellent and highly creative opportunity to be part of the early developmental process of three outstanding new musicals with three committed and talented writing teams.


Fall Production Schedule - 3 musicals in rotating rep.
October-November - Pre-production
Monday November 6 - Sunday November 19: Rehearsal SpaceWorks LIC Studio C 
Monday November 20: Load-In West End Theatre, 263 West 86th Street, NYC
Monday November 20 - Wednesday November 29: Tech West End Theatre
Wednesday November 29 - Sunday December 17: Performances West End Theatre
Sunday December 17: Load-Out West End Theatre


The Shows:


What's Your Wish? 

book, music & lyrics by Thicket & Thistle

What’s Your Wish? is an original comedic folk musical that carves a witty and poignant story of two best friends, Nicholas and Brian, who get sucked into a magical book and must find a way to make it out alive. On their journey, they encounter a friendly trash rat, a rebellious young fairy, and a seductive, power-hungry enchantress. Through their misadventures, the boys come face to face with issues of integrity, the power of friendship, and the true meaning of sacrifice.

Thicket & Thistle is a collaborative group of theatre artists and actor/musicians devoted to creating new musicals that meld a passion for honest, heart-filled storytelling and the spirit of improvisational comedy with a love for folk music. Working within the joyful confines of a DIY, suitcase-theatre aesthetic, Thicket & Thistle strives to surprise and delight, engage and enlighten. The members of Thicket & Thistle include: Kyle Acheson, Sam De Roest, Nyssa Duchow, Jonathan Eric Foster, Sarah George, Corley Pillsbury, and Joshua Stenseth.


We Have Apples

book, music & lyrics by Rachel Griffin and Aron Accurso’

We Have Apples follows Jane, a quirky nineteen-year-old, who is determined to overcome her mental illness and become a successful writer. Paralyzed by the intensity of Depression, Jane’s illness personified, Jane is forced to check into a psychiatric facility. Frustrated by the childish therapy groups at the facility, Jane and her fellow patients start their own writing group. When a preventable tragedy occurs due to inadequate care, Jane and the patients expose the hospital online and end up turning things upside down both inside and out of the ward.


Kragtar: An American Monster Musical

book by Sam French & Kyle Wilson
music & lyrics by Kyle Wilson 

America is being ravaged by a Godzilla-esque beast, Congress has their heads up each others' asses, and it's up to two gay scientists to save the world from the monsters - the ones from the deep and the ones in DC. A darkly comedic satire and love story, KRAGTAR tackles a divided country the near-apocalypse with musical theater.

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SOUND BITES Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals

Do you write musicals? 

Through an open submission process, Theatre Now New York selects the ten best 10-minute musicals or musical excerpts which will then be presented in NYC.  Submissions will be accepted for our next SOUND BITES beginning September 1, 2017
Each musical will compete for Festival Awards and for inclusion in future programs with the creative team of Theatre Now New York on the development of new works. SOUND BITES gives an exhilarating chance for artists of all theatrical disciplines at any point in their careers in getting their work seen and possibly developed further or even produced
Click on a link below for more information and our submission guidelines
  About SOUND BITES Guidelines To Submit


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Production Office: 520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 311, New York, NY 10018  
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