Submissions for our 2019 season are open! please read submission requirements to apply.

Overview

Live & In Color is looking for playwrights, composers, and lyricists of color interested in developing their new musical or play. The work must be able to be performed with a multiethnic cast. 

The winning musical submission will have a two-week workshop this fall at The Bingham Camp in Salem, Connecticut culminating in a staged presentation to an invited audience. 

The winning play submission will have a one-week development period this fall at The Bingham Camp in Salem, Connecticut culminating in a reading for an invited audience. 


To Apply

Send digital materials or any questions to dennis@theatreincolor.org

Finalists will be announced in May. The final selection for the 2019 season will be announced at our annual gala in June. Materials are due by March 15th, 2019. Please send digital materials or any questions


Submission Requirements

MUSICALS

The musical must be able to be performed with no more than 8 actors. 

All submissions should include:

  • Single page synopsis

  • Single page character breakdown

  • Demo of score (2-3 songs)

  • Sample of dialogue (5-10 pages)

  • Brief production/development history (properties with prior full productions not accepted.)

PLAYS

The play must be able to be performed with no more than 5 actors. 

All submissions should include:

  • Single page synopsis

  • Single page character breakdown

  • Script sample (10-20 pages)

  • Brief production/development history (properties with prior full productions not accepted.)