Monday, August 20, 2018

Playwrights Podcast #3: Call for Submissions

The next NYCPlaywrights Podcast will be a celebration of our friendly giant neighbor to the north, Canada.

UPDATE: please note that we neglected to say earlier that the plays can be in either English or French, since Canada is officially a bilingual country.

These are the submission rules:
  • The deadline is Sunday September 2, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.
  • There is no fee for submission 
  • The script must have something to do with Canada
  • The script can be in either English or French (or both) to honor the official bilingualism of Canada
  • The submission can be one monologue or one ten-minute play or a ten-minute excerpt from a larger work.
  • The monologue can only be one page long. 
  • The ten-minute play or ten-minute excerpt cannot be longer than 10 pages.
  • The submission should be sent by email, with the script itself as a file attached to the email as a PDF file.
  • Send the script to
  • All rights will remain with the playwright. 
  • Only one submission per playwright.
  • The script must be submitted by the author of the script, no agents or others may submit. 
  • Make sure you have your name and your email address on the script. 
  • The monologue or play can be submitted by current residents of the United States or Canada.
  • It's OK if the play or monologue has been produced before. But not published.
  • The NYCPlaywrights selections decisions are final.
  • We will notify submitters of the decisions and announce the winning monologues on the NYCPlaywrights web site by Sunday September 9.
  • A recording of the play will be included in the next NYCPlaywrights Podcast.
  • If you have any questions write to us at

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Welcome to the second episode of the NYCPlaywrights Podcast, "A Midsummer's Podcast."

You can learn more about playwright Tom Misuraca and his work at

You can find out more about Renee Nicole Gray and her many projects at and Her Twitter is @reneenicolegray and her Instagram is here.

The actors in SHARK WEEK can also be found on social media:

Sassi -
Ken Wolf -
Nilsa Reyna - and on Twitter and Instagram at @nilsareyna

  1. All about Midsummer: 00:00
  2. Dame Judy Dench as Titania in 1968: 02:58
  3. Reading of SHARK WEEK by Tom Misuraca: 4:34
  4. Interview with Tom Misuraca: 14:51
  5. The Beatles & A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & KING LEAR: 19:47
  6. Renee Nicole Gray & life as a Lady Gaga Impersonator: 27:48
  7. How to be a part of the next podcast: 38:22
  8. Starra Andrews as a fairy from A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: 40:59

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Play selected SHARK WEEK by Tom Misuraca

We received many good plays and monologues submitted for possible recording and inclusion in the next Podcast episode, "A Midsummer's Podcast" but we only have the resources to record one.

We selected SHARK WEEK by Tom Misuraca.

You can learn more about Tom and his play - an interview with Tom will be included in the Podcast.

Thanks to everybody who submitted work ~ we are sorry we couldn't include more.