Welcome to Music Theatre NOW

A competition and a meeting

dedicated to worldwide exchange in new opera and music theatre.

Presented by the Music Theatre NOW Network of International Theatre Institute

in cooperation with the German Centre of ITI.

The call for applications of the 3rd Music Theatre NOW edition ended June 30th 2015.

450 participants from 54 countries took part.

Find out more about the winning productions: CLICK HERE



The next edition of MTN is scheduled for 2018.
The call for applications will be announced end of 2017.




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Find out more about prizes, the meeting, the jury, the application process or the past winners.

There is something that [...] allows us to observe the wide range of different artistic productions through the same looking-glass, even if they come from a cultural world which is very different from our own.


(Martin Bauer, jury-member 2012)