The call for applications of the 4th Music Theatre NOW edition ended June 30th 2018.
436 participants from 55 countries registered for this edition.
10 first productions of new works, which were realized anywhere in the world since July 2015 were selected by a jury made up of internationally renowned theatre makers from five continents. Operas and music theatre large and small, works made for large opera houses, or works created for tiny venues, which are aesthetically innovative and reflect new developments in this genre from the various corners of the world, have been chosen:
- وَ/یا/پُرو/ ِمتِه (And/Or/Pro/methe): Mehdi Agahikeshe (Director, Iran) / Navid Gohari (Music Director, Iran)
- THE CAVE: Elli Papakonstantinou (Concept / Libretto / Directing, Greece) / Tilemachos Mousas (Musical composition / Orchestration, Greece)
- #FREEBRAHMS: Ela Baumann (Choreographer, Luxemburg) / Juri de Marco (Artistic / Musical Director, Germany) / Alistair Duncan (Co-Composer / Scotland)
- IYOV: Vladyslav Troitskyi (Director, Ukraine) / Roman Hryhoriv (Conductor / Composer, Ukraine) / Illia Razumeiko (Piano / Composer, Austria)