SOUND BITES is an annual musical theatre festival which showcases ten 10-minute musicals or musical excerpts in one evening.  Do you have a 10-minute musical or 10-minute musical stand-alone excerpt of a full-scale musical?  Any 10-minute piece that can be performed and includes music can qualify! The Fifth Annual Sound Bites 5.0 Festival of little musicals is perfect for you.  SOUND BITES offers a unique opportunity for talented writers, composers, and lyricists to showcase their work in front of audiences and industry professionals.  Through an open submission process, Theatre Now New York will select the ten best 10-minute musicals or musical stand-alone excerpts which will then be presented in New York City in the Spring of 2018.  Each musical will compete for festival awards and for possible inclusion in future new works development programming with Theatre Now New York.  SOUND BITES gives an exhilarating opportunity for artists of all theatrical disciplines at any point in their careers in getting their work seen and possibly developed further or even produced.

Who presents SOUND BITES?

The Annual SOUND BITES 10-minute Musical Theatre Festival now in its fifth year is being presented by Theatre Now New York.  For more information on Theatre Now New York go to www.tnny.org.

When will SOUND BITES 5.0 be presented?

SOUND BITES 5.0 Musical Theatre Festival will be presented on a Monday evening in Spring of 2018, date to be announced soon. We have tentatively set the day for Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018, based on venue availability.

Where was SOUND BITES 4.0 presented?

SOUND BITES 4.0 was held at the 300 seat Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center in New York City. We will likely use this same venue or a similar midtown theater to be announced as soon as our agreement is in place.

When will I be able to submit my musical?

Submissions for the SOUND BITES 5.0 Festival will be accepted beginning on September 1, 2017. 


For Guidelines Click Here.

To Submit check back beginning September 1, 2017.