New York University seeking New Plays for Young Audiences

NYU’s New Plays for Young Audiences seeks new unpublished and unproduced scripts for young audiences (ages 4-21) for their 18th season, June 2015.

Submission Guidelines:  Please include your name, the name of the play, and where wetheycan contact you. They prefer receiving scripts via email, but will accept them by post.  Also include in your submission your goals for the week of development – questions about the script you hope to answer, characters you want to further develop, story areas you want to look closer at, etc.

If you are submitting an adaptation, please include proof that the original author has agreed to you adapting their work.

Please note that they only accept previously unpublished and unproduced scripts. If your script has had a fully produced production, they cannot accept it. If you are uncertain if your script meets this requirement or believe there is cause for an exemption, feel free to contact (

What to submit: They welcome scripts of any cast size and length, but are generally limited to 10 actors due to the size of their stage. If your script requires more than 10 actors, please include doubling suggestions with your submission.

How to apply:  To submit your new previously unpublished and unproduced play for young audiences for consideration in the 2015 series, send your script by October 31, 2014, to Artistic Director, David Montgomery at or to

Dr. David Montgomery
Program in Educational Theatre
Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
New York University
Pless Hall Annex, 82 Washington Square East, Suite 223
New York, NY, 10003

Deadline: 31 October 2014

Source: Write Local Play Global

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