Public readings of new and in-progress works held annually in all four Atlantic Canadian provinces.
These informal gatherings allow playwrights to share their work with the public and each other.
Typically, cabarets each year are held in the central hubs of Halifax, St. John's, Charlottetown, and Saint John or Fredericton.
Occasional readings, hosted by professional companies.
An occasional event featuring several playwrights reading excerpts of new works or complete readings of new scripts, addressing the presentation of new works to potential producers. This series is usually held during various festivals or as part of a season's programming. Producing companies that have hosted New Play Readings include: Festival Antigonish, Eastern Front Theatre, Ship's Company Theatre, Live Bait Theatre, Theatre New Brunswick, Mulgrave Road, Watermark Theatre, and RCA Theatre.