Submissions for our 2018 season are open from December 1st, 2017 through April 1st, 2018.


BCTR is looking for composers and lyricists of color interested in having their new musical developed this year as part of its fourth season. The new musical must be able to be performed with a multiethnic cast and require no more than 8 actors. The winning submission will have a workshop this fall as part of BCTR’s third season at the Bingham Camp in Salem, Connecticut under the artistic direction of Devanand Janki.


All submissions should include:
    •    Single page synopsis
    •    Single page character breakdown
    •    Demo of score (3 songs maximum)
    •    Sample of dialogue (5 pages)
    •    Brief production/development history (properties with prior full productions not accepted.)

To apply

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Materials are due by April 1st, 2018