Accepting Submissions for Cold Reads Off-Broadway

This item from Christian Amato, founding artistic director

Deadline is December 20, 2012. Send Scripts to

In February 2013, The Theatre Project is proud to present Cold Reads, a new play development lab. Featuring 4 new plays by 4 playwrights in reading workshops over the course of 4 weeks, Cold Reads workshops and promotes contemporary theatrical productions.

The Theatre Project’s Cold Reads Series seeks to develop these 4 new plays and produce them both Off and Off-Off-Broadway. For each reading workshop, the audience and a panel of industry judges will vote on plays in Cold Reads. At the end of February the winning play is selected. Both the winning play and the three plays get to grow in different developmental tracks.

The Winning Play

The winning play will receive a 5 month Development Spa. An Off-Broadway Limited Engagement, at The Historic Players Theatre.

The 3 Plays

The 3 additional plays from Cold Reads will be developed and featured in our Off-Off-Broadway Micro Festival.