Opportunities – Pick of the Week: From Page to Stage festival of new musical theatre seeks unproduced works

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun.

This week’s pick:  From Page to Stage festival of new musical theatre seeks unproduced works

Description:  From Page to Stage is a festival of new musical theatre dedicated to showcasing unproduced work and work in development. The fifth annual festival will be held at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s newest theatre The Other Palace. From Page to Stage funds and arranges the inclusion of the selected pieces, endeavouring to pay a fair wage to contracted artists. The festival is not intended for profit but to allow new work a platform on which to be developed and exposed to new audiences.

What’s so great about it?  This an amazing opportunity for all you budding musical writers out there. If you want the chance of a fully staged rehearsed reading of your piece of musical theatre  at a London theatre, then we suggest get your submission in for this one quick sharp! One lucky writer will also get a full production of their show, with no less than three weeks rehearsal and 10-12 performances. You’ve got until 28 February to submit a 100 word summary of the show,  3 mp3 song files, a pdf of the first 20 pages of the libretto and1 sheet music example.

Read the full details here.

Please note, we’ve posted this for your convenience and we’re not affiliated with the organisers of the opportunity.

Photo courtesy of From Page to Stage.


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