Month: April 2017

Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 28 April 2017

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Bigger Fish Theatre trawls for 10-20 minute plays for performance

Bigger Fish Theatre  says its is calling all playwrights, actor/writers, musician/writers, chef/writers, people with pens (or pencils)! Big Fish says: “We are very pleased to announce that #SHORTSTUFF2, our second night of original short plays, will take place at the White Bear Theatre in Kennington on Monday 26 June.” What to submit/How to apply:  Submit …

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Small But Mighty Productions call for submissions [LGBTQIA-welcoming]

Small But Mighty Productions is looking for playwrights. Melly Magrath & Caitlin Turner,  co-producers, and co-founders,  say: ” We are currently seeking strong, original work to feature in our upcoming seasons. We strongly encourage writers of all skill levels to submit. This is a great opportunity for up-and-coming playwrights to workshop their material. “You will experience …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Papatango Resident Playwright 2017 (£2000 seed commission)

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: Papatango Resident Playwright 2017 (£2000 seed commission) Description: The search for Papatango’s 2017 Resident Playwright begins. The …

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Three opportunities with Alphabetti Theatre and rolling deadlines

Alphabetti Theatre is offering three opportunities with rolling deadlines. Alphabetti create, produce and programme original work across the performing arts. They have been running venues and developing writers since 2012. They are moving to a new long-term home in Newcastle upon Tyne in 2017 – a space to experiment, evolve and discover excellence. Opportunity 1 – …

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Threadbare Theatre’s playwriting competition seeking a play set in a pub

Threadbare Theatre is launching its playwriting competition and is looking for a play set in a pub. Threadbare says: “We love working on new writing and on plays that fit our space perfectly. “We are now launching a playwriting competition to find a brand new play that we will stage in the upstairs bar of The …

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Leytonstone Itch seeks 5-10 minute play for summer festival (£50 prize)

The Leytonstone Itch are looking for writers (ideally from East London) to get involved in its upcoming summer event – the East Not East Festival,  on 15 July in Wanstead Park www.eastnoteastfestival.com. LI says: “We will be managing our own tent and we’re looking forward to scratching our biggest ever Itch. “The Itch would be nothing …

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Itch and scratch seeks submissions for audio plays project

Itch and Scratch are now open for submissions for its Audio Plays project. They want 15 minute plays with no more than 3 actors on any themes (one submission per writer, UK writers only). Itch and Scratch says: “Over the next few months, we’re looking to produce 3 short audio plays, and are now open …

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Comedians Theatre Company call for duologues for Edinburgh slot

Comedians Theatre Company are calling for new 20 minute Duologues for a new show, 6x6x6, on the themes ‘Together and Asunder’.This is for an Edinburgh slot, 4.20pm in Ten Dome. They say: “We’ll consider different styles….in the past we’ve found that dark comedy drama works well (neither sitcom nor stand up please).” What to submit/How …

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Play submissions helper: 39 May deadlines

Play Submissions Helper has just published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines in April  2017. As usual, we’ve already picked and posted the ones we’ve found most relevant (most of these are based in the US), but you can click through to peruse the whole list of playwriting opportunities. Deadline: Various throughout April Source:  Play Submissions …

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