Fringe Submission Information
Deadline - August 20, 2019
The 2019 New
York International Fringe Festival
Metropolitan Playhouse is pleased to be a 2019
the New York International Fringe Festival.
from October 1 to October 31, 2019,
this year's is the 23rd annual festival of
new work presented throughout the city and
promoted by FringeNYC
don't know all you need to about Fringe
NYC...visit this page to find out:
You provide the show,
Metropolitan provides the space,
FringeNYC handles the promotion and
and you're the next breakout show of
the long line of FringeNYC stars*
WHAT WE OFFER
Space - The intimate, beautiful, storied Metropolitan
- 51 seat, 3/4 thrust theater on the 2nd floor
of the Cornelia Connelly Center
- Dressing room (comfortably
holds 6 performers; uncomfortably has held 16)
lighting plot and conventional instrumentation
- Insurance - Our general
liability insurance covers all productions.
(Volunteer or Workers Comp is up to you, though.)
- House Manager/Check in - We
will manage reception and control of the audience from
entry to exit
- Board Op - We will provide a
technician to run sound and lights for each hosted show
- Promotions - On our web
site, social media platforms, and email blasts
for extra $...
- Rehearsal space - Rehearsal
in the theater will be available for hourly rental
during the month of September
- Props, Set Pieces, Costume Pieces - Selected items from Metropolitan's
stock will be available for rental
WHAT FRINGENYC OFFERS
- Inclusion in the Fringe Guide - The marketing power of one of the most
dynamic indie theater promoters in the city
- Box Office and Ticketing Services - All paid reservations in advance, via
the Fringe ticketing service
- Panache! - Your show is a
part of the largest multi-arts festival in America
- Learn what you don't know here: fringenyc
WHAT YOU BRING
- Your show. Except
for the board operation and lighting plot, the creation and
performance of the show is entirely yours.
- Your union agreements. Any relations with AEA, IATSE, SDC, etc. are
- Your enthusiasm. Of course.
WHEN ARE PERFORMANCES?
We will manage the
scheduling of performances, in consultation with each
presenter, over the course of October. We make an
effort to give each presenter equivalent opportunities for
presentations at "peak" performance times.
WHAT'S IT COST?
Each producer will pay
$250 per performance, and divide the box office proceeds
with Metropolitan. That's it.
HOW TO DO IT
Act now and send us your
proposal, following the guidelines below.
Submissions will be accepted by e-mail or
E-mail submissions MUST be pdf documents (all others will be
Include in submissions:
- Cover sheet with
Project narrative. This can be very brief, and in any
case, no more than 2 pages
Key artist biographies and, if applicable, company
history (Brief is fine!)
- Name of Company/Artist taking
responsibility for producing the work
- Project Title
- Performance Length (Max. 1 hr, 45
min. This is
extremely important for scheduling.)
- Contact Person
- Telephone Contact
- E-mail Contact
Sample text (may be the script for the proposed
performance or a comparable work by the key artist(s))
Deadline: August 20, 2019
220 E. 4th Street
New York, NY 10009
Attn: Fringe 2019
Contact Alex Roe at (212) 995-8410 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
* OK, we can't promise that.