Writers Of New Musicals Get Cracking

Hartford Courant

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford is now accepting projects for development during the 2014 National Music Theater Conference. Applicants may submit music theater works for consideration through Nov. 25. Writers will be awarded a two-week residency during June or July 2014 with a stipend, housing, meals, and transportation to support an intensive rehearsal process and four script-in-hand public reading. Information: for application and guidelines..

On-line applications are also being accepted through Jan. 7 to the Yale Institute for Music Theatre. Two original music theater works will be developed in New Haven June 2 to 15. Submissions cannot have had a professional production. Only composers, book writers, or lyricists who are current graduate students; or who have graduated from an accredited degree-granting institution (undergraduate or graduate) within the past five years; or who are current Yale students (undergraduate or graduate) are eligible to apply. The residency culminates with open rehearsal readings of each project, presented as part of New Haven’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas.

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