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Woodie King, Jr’s New Federal Theatre accepts submissions for potential main-stage productions.  All work will be presented at New Federal Theatre, 543 W. 42nd Street, NYC, NY 10036.

NEW FEDERAL THEATRE’s m­­­­­­ission is to integrate artists of color and women into the mainstream of American theater by training artists for the profession, and by presenting plays by writers of color and women to integrated, multicultural audiences – plays which evoke the truth through beautiful and artistic re-creations of ourselves.


  • The plays must be by BIPOC writers & women
  • One full-length play; never produced. (3 to 5 characters)
  • Number pages & notate title on each page.

To be considered: submissions should be in the form of one PDF document and organized as follows:

                        Page 1: Cover page to include:

                                    The title

                                    The playwright’s name, address, city, zip code & phone number

                        Page 2: a biography of the playwright

                        Page 3: Character Breakdown

                        Page 4: synopsis of the play

                        Page 5: begin the body of the play

E-mail submissions addressed to will be considered.

Submissions are open.  No deadline. NFT is always looking for new work.