Luna Stage has announced the first ever New Moon Short Play Festival. The festival will be presented on Monday May 6th, 2013 at 7:30pm. Luna Stage is accepting submissions until February 15th, 2013 (postmark). Playwrights residing in New Jersey, New York or Pennsylvania may apply. All selected playwrights must be present for the presentation on May 6th. There will be a talkback with the audience following the presentation of the plays.
The theatre is now accepting open submissions of:
• One-Minute Plays
• Monologues of up to Five Minutes in length
• Short Plays between Five and Ten minutes in length
Plays may be new or previously performed/produced. Plays must be performed by a maximum of five actors and have minimal staging requirements.
All submissions will be reviewed by Luna artistic staff and eight to ten plays will be selected to be included in the festival.
All selected plays will be assigned a director unless one is requested by the playwright. Each playwright/director will be responsible to cast the short play and arrange rehearsals. Luna staff will provide artistic support when requested and rehearsal space when available. There will be a dress rehearsal on the afternoon of Monday May 6th.
Please note: there is no financial award for inclusion in the festival and all directors and actors will be asked to donate their time.
Submissions should be sent in hard copy form to:
New Moon Short Play Festival
555 Valley Road
West Orange, NJ 07052
Submissions should include a hard copy of the following materials:
1) two copies of the play
2) two copies of the playwrights bio
3) two copies of relevant production history of the play
No electronic submissions will be accepted.
The deadline for submission is a postmark date of 2/15/13.
Selected plays will be announced on March 15th, 2013.