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 Our  Mission 

Theatre Now is an artist-service organization dedicated to the development, production, publication, and circulation of short and long-form musicals, by providing ongoing support for writers and their work in order to nurture voices and forms that push the boundaries of musical theatre.

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 Core  Values

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Theatre Now bridges the gap between early readings and fully-produced theatrical runs by offering staged and performed developmental productions to pieces that are ready to live on their feet. We strive for continuity and growth in our production process by collaborating with artists on story development through song and dialogue, and focusing on their prospective audience. Theatre Now furthers the visibility of our alumni writers with opportunities for networking, publication, and future production. In addition, we embrace musical properties we’ve produced as their theatrical licensor, offering them for productions in schools, colleges, communities, and other theatre venues across the country. By providing the support for rising artists and original forms to thrive, we entice unexpected audiences to experience the emerging voices of musical theatre.

Diversity, Equality
& Inclusion

As a nonprofit organization that focuses on the ongoing support of musical theatre writers, providing them with opportunities to grow and develop their work on stage for an audience is paramount. It is through the presentation of new works that the development of both the artists and the piece is accomplished. We create musical theatre that pushes the genre's boundaries and encourages new voices to emerge and speak to new audiences. We want you, our audiences, to experience stories, lives and themes that although may be different than your own, they are stories you can empathize with expanding your own sense of humanity and the world. We believe that requires diverse writers to draw in diverse audiences that are excited about live theatre. Diversity to us means a range of backgrounds, genders, ethnicity, ages and beliefs. We seek diversity, inclusion, equity and justice with the writers we work with, with the work they create, with the audiences they speak to in a variety of forms and methods. In the end we want more people attending more theatre and we believe the key is diversity.

 Our  Vision