Submissions to the 2018 JULY Fresh Fruit Festival

Karen Irwin and David Sabella; Doug DeVita’s “Phillie Trilogy,” July 2017

Submissions Open for the 2018 Main-Stage Festival

The 16th Annual Fresh Fruit Festival of LGBTQ Arts, held July 9 through 22 at The WILD Project and other Manhattan venues

Categories: Full length plays; One-Act Plays; Choreographed Dance pieces; Thematic new Solo Shows, comedic or dramatic; Musicals; Opera; Cabaret; Unimaginable . . . ? -any kind of performance art featuring LGBTQ characters or themes.

The CREATIVITY is yours; the OVERHEAD is ours. And thanks to the generosity of New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York City Council there are no required application fees or participation fees, and all productions receive a box office share! We provide:

  • ADA and AEA approved performance venues
  • AEA approved venue insurance
  • Technical, Booth, & Front-of-house Staff
  • Repertory Lighting Plot & Sound system, with Video available
  • On-line, real-time ticketing service with audit trail
  • Glossy, full-color Festival brochures
  • Networking events & Marketing assistance for all shows
  • Optional co-production plans* for higher box-office shares

Deadline:  Monday, January 29th.
Late Submission Deadline:  Monday, February 26th. ($35 Late Reading-Fee due)

Click on the APPLY button below to go to the full Application Form.

* For more detailed information on how the Festival works, go to the Festival Links page for documents and photos:  > LINKS <