The 17th Annual Black Box New Play Festival

The Gallery Players in Park Slope is seeking plays for its 17th Annual Black Box New
Play Festival to be held in June, 2014. Each play selected will be given a black box
production at Gallery Players and will be performed in a festival format with non equity actors. Playwrights must be available for rehearsals and use this as an
opportunity to continue work on their play.

Submission guidelines:

1. Plays must be un?produced (readings are o.k.)

2. Length may be from 10 minutes to full?length.

3. Playwrights may not direct their own work.

4. The deadline for submission is January 31st 2014

5. There is a $10 reading fee. Make the check payable to Gallery Players. The cashed
check will be proof of receipt of your play.

6. Send two copies of your play plus a resume and a plot synopsis to:

Gallery Players
Black Box New Play Festival
199, 14th Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11215

We do not accept email submissions.

2013-14 Season Staffing Opportunities

The Gallery Players, Brooklyn’s premier, award-winning Off-Off Broadway theater is seeking set, lighting, costume and sound designers as well as stage managers, producers and directors to staff our upcoming 47th season which includes: Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT (Sept 7-22), THE PAJAMA GAME (Oct 19-Nov10), EQUUS (Dec 7-22), A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Jan 25-Feb 16), MEDEA (Mar 15-30), RENT (April 26-May 18), 17th ANNUAL BLACK BOX NEW PLAY FESTIVAL (May 29-June 22).

We are seeking enthusiastic, hard-working, talented, self-starting people who are willing and able to work in an Off-Off Broadway setting. The Gallery Players operates under the Equity NYC Showcase code.

Producers will be expected to supervise a production from the choosing of a director through opening night, making sure that each show meets our high standards and comes in within budget.

Set-Lighting-Costume-Sound Designers: Though Gallery does have Volunteers to help with everything from building and hanging to ushering and concessions, it is ultimately the designer’s job to make sure the design is executed.

Stage Managers and Assistant Stage Managers can be either Equity or Non-Equity.

Please indicate which shows particularly interest you. Small stipends are available for these positions.

Please send your resumes to Mark Harborth at:

The Peanut Gallery 2014



Taught by professional theater artists, The Peanut Gallery is devoted to Musical Theater. Children will learn to sing and dance, and will create and perform their own original show with songs from Broadway musicals!



2014 Camp Sessions

Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm

July 7-11 (grades 1-3)
July 14-18 (grades 4-6)
July 21-25 (grades 1-3)
July 28-Aug 1 (grades 4-6)

Please drop off your child no earlier than 8:45am, and pick up no later than 2:15pm.

Performance times to be announced.

Bring your own lunch. Water will be provided.

Registration price: $325
Price is for one week of classes (5 sessions Monday-Friday).

*Early Registration price – register before April 30 and pay just $299*

Sign Up Today! Pay the Peanut Gallery registration fee by credit card on-line by clicking here.

After paying on-line, please e-mail to peanuts(at) the following registration information. You must include all of the following information in your e-mail:
Child’s name
Grade in Fall 2013
Parent name
Street address including city/state/zip
E-mail address
Which week(s) you are signing up for

You may also mail us a check and include a printed sign-up form (click the link). Print out the form, complete it (please note on the form that you paid on-line), and send to: The Gallery Players, ATT: The Peanut Gallery, 199 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215. To pay by check, print and mail the form with your check.

Volunteer at The Gallery Players

Be a part of The Gallery Players by volunteering! With 8 productions every season, there’s a lot that you can help with, and there are some great benefits. Here’s what we need:

  • Set Building/Painting Volunteers (previous experience not required; lunch provided)
  • Box Office Volunteers (free show admission included)
  • Concessions Volunteers (free show admission included)
  • Raffle and Mailing List Sign-Up Volunteers (free show admission included)
  • Audition Monitors (free Thursday show admission included)
  • Postcard distribution Volunteers (free Thursday show admission included)

To inquire about any of these Volunteers positions, please e-mail volunteer(at)