On-going Development and Production at Manhattan Rep.


On-going Development and Production is for more advanced level playwright/producers who want to create, develop and produce up to 2 plays over 1 year at Manhattan Rep.

On-going Play Development at Manhattan Rep includes:

A minimum of 4 hours of Manhattan Repertory Theatre stage time rehearsal a week (late nights, weekend days and weekdays) while your plays are in rehearsal. 

On-going weekly Mentoring and hands-on help by phone or in person and by email with Artistic Director Ken Wolf. 

3 hours of Tech rehearsal and 3 hours of Dress rehearsal in the theatre week of your production. 

FREE attendance to any Manhattan Rep production (which is an incredible education on play production.)


A refundable security deposit of $300 will be required upon acceptance which will secure the theatre for damages, and for an average of 13 paid audience members per performance (a total of 26 for 2 performances) for your up to two productions at Manhattan Rep. 

Also, there will be a $300 non-refundable participation fee upon acceptance into this program.

On-going Production and Development is by invitation only.  


To apply please email: to schedule an interview.

Please put “On-going Development and Production Program” in the subject heading and include a cover letter with more information about yourself and your work as a playwright.


For more information on this program, please email: