Submit to ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop with Stephen Schwartz

Aspiring musical theatre composers have the chance of a lifetime to workshop their new musical with iconic composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz at the upcoming 2023 ASCAP Foundation/Universal Theatrical Group (UTG) Musical Theatre Workshop. Submissions are now being accepted and will be considered for a workshop taking place in Los Angeles. The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2023.

Selected participants have the opportunity to present and receive feedback on a substantial portion of their musical from a panel of industry composers, producers, librettists, etc. led by Artistic Director Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Prince of Egypt). Workshop alumni include Steven Lutvak (Tony Award-winning A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Glenn Slater (Tony-nominated School of Rock), Matthew Sklarand Chad Beguelin (Tony-nominated The Wedding Singer), Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich (Dear Edwina, Ever After) and Khiyon Hursey (Spirited, Sean’s Story).

The 2023 edition of the acclaimed annual workshop takes place at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles the week of July 17, and sessions are open to the public. Tickets are free and will be available after June 30 at TheWallis.org.

Submission Information
Submissions for the Los Angeles workshop are now being accepted. Writers interested in applying should submit the following:        
•  A CD with four (4) songs from their musical        
•   Lyric sheets for each of the four (4) songs        
•   A brief description of each song as to its plot placement        
•   A brief synopsis of the musical        
•   Biographical information for each composer, lyricist and book writer        
•   Contact information (including email address, phone number and mailing address)
Completed submissions should be mailed to:
℅ Michael Kerker
7920 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90046 

Deadline: Submissions must be received in the ASCAP office by April 30, 2023.