ESSEX - The Essex Theatre Company is seeking play proposals for reader's theater for August and for the dark nights in July. They are planning to produce the rock opera/musical "Rent," directed by Derrick A. Hopkins, on July 15-17, 21-24, and 28-31. People can choose any night, but these and at least two weeks prior as "Rent" will be in rehearsal.
People can submit proposals by e-mailing the name and author of the play, the number of male and female characters, a brief synopsis of the play, the dates you would like to see it performed, and the person's willingness to direct it. People should also state why they wish to see it done. Submittal deadline is Feb. 10; details to be discussed. Send entries to firstname.lastname@example.org.