Rogue Theater Festival- Seeking New Play Submissions!

Rogue Theater Festival- Seeking New Play Submissions!

CATEGORY: Festival/Competition Submissions

Rogue Theater Festival
New York, NY 10011

Job Details


Now accepting new play submission for the first ever Rogue Theater Festival! We’re looking for new works by emerging playwrights. We encourage anyone and everyone who feels they have something to say to submit their story.


Our festival will take place August 15th through 18th at The 13th St. Repertory Theatre. We plan to accept around 25 shows. All shows 30 minutes and up will receive 1 performance over the weekend. All shows 30 minutes or less will have the opportunity to perform once or twice over the weekend.



Participants will receive:

  • Theater space at 13th St. Rep for one or two performances

  • Theater space for One Tech rehearsal per piece

  • Basic lighting and sound equipment

*Access to a lighting/ sound technician for tech and performance. You are welcome to supply your own tech/stage manager at your expense as well.

  • Front of house Staff

* Box office attendant and House Manager

  • Technical Director

  • Ticketing services

*We will be on OvationTix. We will also sell tickets at the door.

  • Predetermined set pieces, props and costume pieces

                 * Due to limited storage space we can only allow a certain amount of outside set pieces and props to be brought in. If something is absolutely necessary for your show please outline that when submitting your piece.

  • You will receive 50% of box office sales for your individual show

  • Two complimentary tickets to other festival shows


Entrance requirements:

  • Your show must be 10 minutes to 1 hour long with no intermission

  • It may be a play, musical, comedy/clowning, one person or dance based show. If you have something else we’d be thrilled to hear from you too!

  • It must be an original work



  • (10- 30 mins) - Must sell 10 Tickets at $10 each per show.

  • (30-  60 mins) - Must sell 15 tickets at $15 each.

  • You keep 50% of box office sales from your individual show

*If required amount of tickets are not sold the producer must buyout the remaining tickets.


Please submit your piece (pdf attachment please) to care of Allison & Kerielle. The deadline for all submissions is Monday, May 13th. We will be reviewing all submissions and contacting future participants by Wednesday, May 29th. If selected, there will be a one time $49 dollar participation fee (non-refundable).

When selected you will receive a confirmation and welcome aboard email from us complete with:

  • Load in and out date and time

  • Tech date and time

  • Performance date and time (number of shows dependent upon length)

  • A contract confirming your committed participation

  • Instructions on how to pay the $49 participation fee (non-refundable)


* All participants are fully responsible for producing their own plays. This includes covering the costs of production (e.g. rehearsal space, transportation fees, salaries, marketing, etc.).


If you have any questions when submitting please feel free to ask!



August 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019



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