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New Works

New Works LogoIntroducing you to new theatrical voices and helping to create new works for the American Stage!

Featuring the WORLD PREMIERE of Elijah by Judith Leora – coming in Summer 2017! Stay tuned for updates on the rest of the 2017 New Works lineup!

Past World Premiere productions include:

The Cookie Fight by Judith Leora – 2016

Who Is Theo? by David L. Kimple – 2015 (Now available for licensing through Samuel French, Inc.)

If you are a playwright with a new work  that you would like to be considered for the BVT New Works Initiative, we are accepting submissions of  full length plays and musicals. Submissions should be of  previously unproduced material –plays that have received readings and workshops are acceptable. Playwrights should email a copy of the play AND a one page  synopsis, including character breakdown, to bvt@bvtnaples.org. Additionally, if your play is a musical, please submit a link to a sample of the musical score or a cd sample of the music. Be sure to place NEW WORKS INITIATIVE SUBMISSION in the email’s subject line.  If you prefer to submit via U.S. post, mail to ATTN: New Works Submission, BVT, PO Box 218, Naples, NY 14512. Manuscripts cannot be returned. Plays are considered on a rolling review basis. Playwrights will be contacted if we are interested in moving forward. No phone calls, please.