Month: September 2013

Submissons are now open for the 8th Theatre Breaks Festival from Tiny Dog Productions

Performance date: 10 – 13 November, 7:30pm – 10:30pm Venue: The Fiddler’s Elbow, Camden, NW5 3HS Theatre Breaks is comprised of a 4 night run, which Theatre Companies/directors/writers/producers can use as a free platform to showcase new or developing work. Be it a new short play, an excerpt from a longer piece, a new adaptation, …

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Last Minute Opportunities from Play Submissions Helper – deadline 1 October 2013!

Play Submissions Helper publishes upcoming opportunities and competitions on a monthly basis – i.e. “October Deadlines” – with the only downside that you have to hustle a bit to make the ones due on the first of the month! So, here is a list of opportunities from them with deadlines that hit tomorrow 1 October …

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6FootStories call for writers with ideas-in-progress

The following call for submissions appeared on the UK Playwriting Facebook Group.  We’re including it here in its original format rather than our normal breakdown so you can get a feel of what they’re going for: Hi guys, I am the co-artistic director of 6FootStories. We are a relatively new company, so you are forgiven …

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Cool stuff: Podcasts from the Dramatists Guild of America

If you’re in need of a little writing inspiration or guidance, the Dramatists Guild of America has a wonderful collection of talks available from a range of exciting theatremakers, including Lanford Wilson, Neil Simon, Edward Albee, Stephen Sondheim, Paula Vogel, and a host of other prominent (though mostly American!) writers. You can check them out …

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Opportunities Weekly Roundup: 27 September 2013

Our weekly round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). The Royal Court accepting applications for playwriting groups – Deadline: 27 September 2013 Southend Playwriting Festival accepting submissions for 2014 season – Deadline: 30 September 2013 From Page to Stage seeking new musicals …

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Castillo Theatre Fratti-Newman Political Play Contest (NYC)

The Castillo Theatre (NYC) sponsors the Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Play Contest and reading series annually. In its seventh year, the political play contest is intended to encourage the writing of scripts for the stage that engage the political/social/cultural questions affecting the world today and/or historical events and issues that impact on our heritage. While …

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Open Arts Cafe Call for Submissions

Open Arts Café is accepting submissions for the Autumn Season. Open Arts Café is a monthly themed arts evening giving artists from all mediums a chance to present new and original work at various stages of development. Open Arts Café was established in 2008 to give artists a chance to present their work in developmental …

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The Ronald Duncan Prize 2013

The Certainty of Chance Theatre Company in association with the Ronald Duncan Literary Foundation are delighted to present the Ronald Duncan Prize 2013. The Ronald Duncan playwriting competition is for new and up and coming writers. For the last two years the competition has been run by Encore drama and has produced two fantastic shows …

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White Rabbit seeking short stories on theme of ‘Birthday’

On 22nd November 2013, White Rabbit will be celebrating their 5th Birthday of anarcho live-lit cabaret Are You Sitting Comfortably? at Arts Admin (Toynbee Studios).  There’ll be birthday cake,cheese and pinapples on sticks, party hats and games, presents, and best of all a selection of new short stories written on the theme of BIRTHDAY. How …

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Drunken Nights II – Call for proposals

DRUNKEN NIGHTS is back – and looking for exciting artists to make work for pubs. This is your opportunity to receive development support, mentoring and a £1,000 commission. Produced by Drunken Chorus, DRUNKEN NIGHTS is a series of events and development opportunities, supporting artists to create new performance work for pubs.  The project is now in it’s …

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