Writer Submissions

Submit Sketches and Songs for The Passing Show of 2019


COMEDY SKETCHES
• Any individual or group of individuals may submit up to two (2) comedy sketches.
• Comedy sketches should be 3-to-5 minutes in length, and no more than five (5) actors should be required for the playing of any individual sketch; monologues have also had their place in revues.
• Tips: keep in mind The Passing Show of 2019 will be presented in concert form, which is not especially conducive to heavy physical comedy; strongly encourage timely comedy sketches satirizing theatre, film, music, sports, science, fashion, business, NYC, etc.; White House humor is often overdone, but a fresh take on the current political climate outside the White House is encouraged.
• Material to submit: PDF of the sketch.

MUSICAL NUMBERS
• Any individual or group of individuals may submit up to two (2) musical numbers.
• Musical number should be a solo, duet, trio, or larger ensemble number.
• Please do not submit orchestrations.
• Tips: all musical styles encouraged; strongly encourage timely comedy songs satirizing theatre, film, music, sports, science, fashion, business, NYC, etc.; White House humor is often overdone, but a fresh take on the current political climate outside the White House is encouraged; romantic items have always had a place in revues; pointed darker items (“Supper Time”) may have their place; all musical structures are welcome; no dance items at this time; keep in mind The Passing Show of 2019 will be presented in concert form, which is not especially conducive to heavy physical comedy.
• Material to submit: sheet music and mp3 demo (professional studio recording not necessary).

ELIGIBILITY
• All Authors submitting Materials for consideration for The Passing Show of 2019 (including each member in a group of Authors) must: (i) be at least 18 years of age at the time of submission; (ii) be currently enrolled in college OR have left college between 2008 and 2019 inclusive (whether or not they received a diploma); and (iii) complete a copy of the application here.

SUBMIT MATERIAL
• Download and complete application form.
• Email completed application form and corresponding material to [email protected].

2019 WRITERS COUNCIL
• Jeff Bowen, Adam Gwon, Anna K. Jacobs, Kait Kerrigan, and Georgia Stitt