Submissions open

Dec. 1, 2019

for the 2020 season

Thank you for a great season!

Basic Glitch
by Stephanie Salazar-Amaro

In a world similar to ours, a young woman seeks customer service assistance in resolving an issue of vital importance: her defunct reproductive system.

Dear Ms. Kitt 
by Chantel McDonald

After learning of her mother's death, a young woman returns home to discover that she's inherited more than she expected.

Florida Man 
by Michael Presley Bobbitt

Racked with guilt, a young Florida man digs up his dead father to give him the proper Viking funeral he always wanted.

Ghosts and Gaslighting 
by Erin Moughon

When a dead uncle leaves an odd stipulation in his will, two strangers are forced to spend a weekend at his haunted house, but an unexpected squatter and crazy happenings add cartoonish complications to their stay.

by Albi Gorn


Forced by aging to leave their Utopian community, a socialist couple struggles to find a way to bring their ideals with them, just as their son relives his own coming of age, trying to recover the ideals he lost.

by Michael Shenefelt

In this tragic and true love story, Heloise and her lover, the philosopher Abelard, hope to advance the power of reason, but they must confront a brutal medieval world and suffer terrible consequences.

Josie And The Bardo
by Coni Koepfinger, 

Rehab survivor, jazz singer Josie Divine, has made a big comeback. Suddenly it is cut short when her jealous boyfriend sets the club on fire and traps her in the flames.  When Josie awakes, she finds herself in that timeless space between lives, as we see all of her lives unravel In The Bardo .

Just Outside the Door 
by Esteban Alvarez

A desperate grandson kidnaps his dying grandmother in order to save her, but must learn to cope with depression, grief and self-acceptance before it is too late.

Last Thought Standing 
by Joseph Vuotto

Navigating society today can be maddening, confusing and ludicrous, as seen through the lens of six adventures that explore the theme: If society doesn't do you in, it can come pretty close. 

Mona Lisa and the Cross
by KK Gordon

A world-renowned photographer becomes obsessed with the feral charms of a beautiful young heroin addict.

Picked Up 
by Dan Manjovi

A chance meeting between two men in a New York City bar turns into a strange, seductive game of cat and mouse, which may uncover truths from their past.

by Darcy Cagen

Two elderly women are forced to share a room in a nursing home but their past lives and present outlooks are as different as night and day.

Round Went the Wheel 
by Frank Ceruzzi

After technology brings humanity to the brink of disaster,  children take control of the world and try to forge a new way forward.

Sea Level Rise: A Dystopian Comedy
by Henry Feldman

Welcome to South Florida of the future! Have a drink and pull up a beach chair. Oh, and never mind that silly little two feet of sea level rise … you're in Paradise, after all!

by Stephen Bracco

When a feisty therapy puppet takes over the identity of his unsuspecting patient, lives are upended, faith is challenged and chaos ensues.

The Argentinian Prostitute Play 
by Reuven Glezer

Far from the threat of anti-Semitism in Europe, the Jewish community in 1920's Buenos Aires flourishes, as arrivals new and old are ensnared in a brutal reality that offers them anything but freedom.

The Pointe 
by Craig Donnelly

Four young dancers are forever changed when a legendary ballerina visits their summer program to teach them more than just ballet.

The Savage Queen 
by Edgar Chisholm

Long, long ago in an ancient land, an African princess challenged the living god of the greatest civilization in the world.


staged readings at theatre row


By Izen and Koepfinger


By Derek Murphy


By Ivan Faute

Broadway Bound Theatre Festival 

When: August 10-September 6, 2020

Where: Theatre Row 

W. 42nd Street

(between 9th and 10th Aves.)

Hashtag: #BBTF2020



by Stephen Bracco

2019 Season


by Michael Presley Bobbitt 2018 Season

"BBTF was a terrific experience for me--and for our whole team of actors, crew, and director. It was hard work, but it was worth every bit of effort. We loved it."


Michael Shenefelt




Writers chosen to participate will see their new plays performed at least three times and will receive support from festival organizers, from promotion to critiques by a panel of playwrights and other theater professionals, as well as networking opportunities.


Making the most of BBTF


by Emily Emerson

2018 Season


by Sean David Robinson

2018 Season

"All hail BBTF! Thank you for choosing The Savage Queen to participate in BBTF and thank you for your patience and support! Because of BBTF, we have several potential offers for after festival possibilities. Again, thank you Rick Sayers, Lenore Skomal and the rest of the BBTF staff!"


Edgar Chisholm

The Savage Queen



by Rob Dames

2018 Season


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