New England Theatre Journal - call for submissions

deadline for submissions: 
January 25, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
New England Theatre Journal
contact email: 

New England Theatre Journal - Call for Papers


New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre Conference) invites submissions for its year 2016 edition. A refereed publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre performance, design and technology. New England Theatre Journal is indexed in the International Index of the Performing Arts and the MLA Bibliography.

 The deadline for submissions is January 25, 2017. You are, however, encouraged to submit contributions at the earliest possible date so that full consideration may be given to them. Inquiries and communications regarding the submission of articles are welcome.



All contributions should conform to the following guidelines:

  1. Two paper copies should be submitted, between 15-30 pages in length. Author’s name should not appear on manuscript pages. ALSO, please send a version as an email attachment to the address listed below.
  2. The latest edition of the MLA Handbook should be followed strictly.
  3. Include a cover sheet with the title of the article, your name, your affiliation, title, mailing address, telephone numbers and email address, a 50-75 word abstract, and a brief biographical paragraph.
  4. Notes, references, charts, or figures should appear at the end of the article on separate pages.

Articles pending disposition by NETJ should not be submitted to another publication unless released by the Editor of NETJ. Manuscripts will not be returned unless accompanied by a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage. Manuscripts are juried anonymously in order to assure the highest possible publication standards.


Manuscripts should be sent by January 25th to:

Stuart J. Hecht, Editor

New England Theatre Journal

 61 Carey Road

Needham, MA 02494