Exploration of New Works

November 2023

Shark Tank, but for the theater! Calling all musical theater writers! We are now accepting submissions for our fifth biannual presentation of "Exploration of New Works" this November. Dust off those hidden gems and let us help bring your captivating story to life during this highly anticipated event. Two new musicals in development will be selected to present a 45-minute showcase for a live audience. Afterwards, the new work will be the subject of a talkback from qualified panelists.

Please fill out the form to submit your musical in development. Submissions will be accepted until Sunday, September 15th at 11:59PM.


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The National Parks

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The Backseat Lovers


The Backseat Lovers

Foreign Figures


Ryan Innes


Robert Loud


Little Moon


Jenn Blosil

Bri Ray

Micheal Barrow & the Tourists

The Rubies

Paul Jacobsen & The Madison


Garon Brett


Day Sounds

With Andrea


Star Crossed Loners

Cherish Degraaf

The Old Birds

The Penny Candies

Sound House

Mason Murphy

Made Possible By

Many thanks to all the wonderful sponsors who helped put on Fork Fest this year with Harrington Center for the Arts! From stages to hand washing stations, each of our sponsors helped us make a successful event.

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