We want your best 10 minutes!

  • Theatre Now New York (TNNY) will ONLY be accepting online submissions.
  • The submission deadline has EXTENDED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016, at Midnight -- Any request for an extension must be received before the NOVEMBER deadline at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and approval is not guaranteed.
  • There will be a $10 processing fee to submit.  To submit click here.    
  • Please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.
  • There is no limit to the number of musicals that an individual may submit, but each musical must be accompanied by a separate $10 processing fee for each musical submitted. 
  • Scripts must be submitted in Word or PDF format and must have a cover page with the project name, names of all members of the creative team and contact information of one primary contact person. Music file(s) of song(s) should be uploaded at the time of submission. Please also upload bios of all creative team members and a production history of the piece submitted, if any.  Finally, a letter from a theatre professional recommending your work must also accompany your submission.
  • Ten finalists will be chosen to present their musicals.
  • Each entry must be no more than 10 minutes.  It can be either a stand-alone musical or an excerpt from a larger full-scale musical or another performance piece that includes music.  If it is an excerpt, the excerpt is strongly encouraged to have a beginning, middle, and end.
  • The top ten finalists will be responsible for producing their own musical regardless of whether they live in NYC or not.  Each musical finalist will be responsible for rehearsals and direction of their own piece.  TNNY will help in casting if needed.
  • TNNY will be the presenter.  TNNY will provide the venue and minimum set pieces such as chairs, tables, and electric keyboard.
  • All actors, dancers, and singers must be off book.
  • There will be a tech rehearsal prior to the performance for each finalist.
  • Performance dates will be in the SPRING of 2017.  To Be Announced.
  • If you have other questions please look at our F.A.Q. page first.  Please submit any other specific questions not covered to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..