Month: August 2015

Theatre503 Writer’s Night for ‘Rotterdam’

Theatre503 will be holding a  Writer’s Night for its upcoming production of Rotterdam  on Wednesday 28 October 2015. Theatre 503 Writer’s Nights are a great night out – they give writers the opportunity to: See the show at a discounted rate Meet and talk to the lovely team at Theatre503 Prepare to submit to a Theatre503 Rapid Write Response …

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Theatre503 Writer’s Night for ‘Valhalla’

Theatre503 will be holding a  Writer’s Night for its upcoming production of Valhalla on Wednesday 30 September 2015. Theatre 503 Writer’s Nights are a great night out – they give writers the opportunity to: See the show at a discounted rate Meet and talk to the lovely team at Theatre503 Prepare to submit to a Theatre503 Rapid Write Response …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 28 August 2015

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date).  Opportunities are grouped into four sections: 1) Pick of the Week; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline). Want to be sure you never miss an opportunity?  Sign …

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Winners announced for Kevin Spacey Foundation Artists of Choice Awards

Today, the winners of the first Kevin Spacey Foundation Artists of Choice Awards were announced. Winners include playwright Anna Jordan (previous winner of the Bruntwood Prize) and musical theatre writers Matthew Winkworth and Chris Bush (previous winners of the Perfect Pitch Award), as well as artists working in dance and music. Check out the full …

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Play Submissions Helper – 54 Playwright Submissions w/ September Deadlines

Play Submissions Helper has just published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines in  September 2015. As usual, we’ve already picked and posted the ones we’ve found most relevant (most of these are based in the US), but if you’d like to peruse the whole list you can find it here. Source:  Play Submissions Helper

Theatre503 Writer’s Night for ‘And Then Come The Nightjars’

Theatre503 will be holding a  Writer’s Night for its upcoming production of And Then Come The Nightjars on Friday 4 September 2015. Theatre 503 Writer’s Nights are a great night out – they give writers the opportunity to: See the show at a discounted rate Meet and talk to the lovely team at Theatre503 Prepare to …

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Newsjack on BBC Radio 4 seeking sketches and one-liners (paid)

Newsjack the Radio 4 Extra topical news sketch show, which anyone can write for, is again looking for writers to submit sketches and one-liners for the series. Read the Blog for more information about how to submit sketches, plus loads of handy hints and examples. How to apply:  Make sure you read the full rules before you start sending your material… Download …

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James Tait Black prize awarded to Gordon Dahlquist for ‘Tomorrow Come Today’

As announced in The Stage, this year’s James Tait Black Prize has been awarded for sci-fi work which “portrays a future when the super-rich can switch bodies to younger, healthier ones, allowing them to live for hundreds of years.” The James Tait Black Prize is awarded to a full length play that has received a professional …

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10 Minutes to… Light the Fuse in November open for submissions (Live Theatre, Newcastle)

10 Minutes to… is the latest addition to Live Theatre’s Live Lab programme, giving writers and directors the opportunity to forge new creative partnerships, be showcased at Live Theatre and bring their work to a new audience. Out of the submissions received, five plays will be selected for inclusion in the November edition of 10 Minutes to… which …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – Freshly Scratched at the Battersea Arts Centre

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun. This week’s pick: Freshly Scratched at the Battersea Arts Centre Description: Freshly Scratched gives emerging artists the opportunity to present 10 minutes of a …

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