BEAM2018 Applications Now Open

August 9th, 2017

We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for a place at one of our forthcoming BEAM Pitching Days to pitch your musical theatre idea for inclusion in BEAM2018. The BEAM Pitching Days take place at venues across the UK from 30th September until 27th November 2017 and the BEAM2018 Showcase will take place from 1st – 2nd March 2018 at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Full details, Pitching Day dates and locations, FAQs, and the online Application Form are all available on our brand new BEAM website HERE.

BEAM2018 Application Timeline (dates may be subject to change):

Monday 25th September 2017 – Application Deadline
(or Friday 15th September if applying to the first pitching day in Cardiff on 30th September)
Monday 2nd October 2017 – Notification of which Pitching Day you will attend and time of pitch
Pitching Days run from September to November 2017 (see the BEAM website for a full list of dates and venues)
Monday 11th December 2017 – Notification of inclusion to the showcase
Monday 19th – Wednesday 28th February 2018 – Rehearsals for 20 minute showcase excerpts within BEAM
Monday 26th – Wednesday 28th February 2018 – Technical rehearsals and get in for BEAM2018
Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd March 2018 – BEAM2018 Showcase at Theatre Royal Stratford East

If you have any queries once you have visited the BEAM website and read all the FAQs, please feel free to contact Martin Jackson at or on 020 7395 5461.

Remember professional creatives from all backgrounds and art forms who are interested in creating musical theatre may apply to pitch. You don’t already have to be a member of MMD or MTN in order to apply, so please feel free to share this as widely as possible within your own networks. We look forward to receiving your applications!