Cincinnati LAB Theatre is now planning its tenth producing season and accepting submissions to fill three original play readings and two fully staged workshop productions for its 2023 New Works Festival. Cincinnati LAB Theatre will be producing these scripts over two weekends in a rotating festival format summer of 2023.
To be considered for a staged reading a playwright must submit an original, unpublished, fully realized script of at least 30 minutes in length. To be considered for a fully staged workshop production a playwright must submit an original, unpublished, fully realized script of at least 45min in length that has previously had at least one verifiable staged reading. Only plays allowing for 6 actors or less will be accepted. Erotica and pornography will not be considered. Playwrights must be available in person and/or by video conference for the entirety of the rehearsal/workshop process. All playwrights must be present for at least one performance. Plays previously produced as staged readings by Cincinnati LAB Theatre will be given special consideration for fully staged workshop productions. Once scripts are chosen playwrights will be paired with a director and cast to fulfill the rehearsal/workshop process. Directors and cast will be chosen by Cincinnati LAB Theatre.
Submissions for the two summer festival readings and the two summer festival productions will be accepted between December 3, 2022 and January 31, 2023. Submissions will be accepted by jotform linked underneath the submission announcement photo on this page.
There is a $5 submission fee. This fee covers the cost to pay readers.
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