Month: January 2018

Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Theatr Clwyd Writer in Residence

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: Theatr Clwyd Writer in Residence Description:  The Writer in Residence Programme at Theatr Clwyd offers …

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Friday Night Owls call out for 7-10 min pieces for scratch night

Write My Blurb is a new scratch night in the Canvas Cafe, just off Brick Lane. They are looking for performances of 7-10mins in length that you want to put to a living, breathing audience and hear how they would summarise it. The audience will take on the role of BLURB writer after each performance and performers will …

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Theatre Royal Haymarket Pitch Your Play 2018 (17-30 year olds)

The Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust’s Pitch Your Play scheme returns, inviting you to pitch a new play to a panel of industry professionals. What you get: Three successful pitches will be given space, admin and marketing support for 4 weeks at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, working with the Masterclass team to produce your staged …

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LGBTQ+ Representation in Theatre: A Chat With Full Disclosure Theatre

Bored of seeing the same heterosexual narrative on stage? Read our Editor Jennifer  Richards’ Q&A with Full Disclosure Theatre to find out how they’re working to correct that… As a LGBTQ+ theatre maker, getting to see queer characters on stage for the first time made my cry, as I finally saw someone like me reflected …

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Sultan Padamsee Award for Playwriting 2018

The Sultan Padamsee Award for Playwriting 2018 is now open for entries. The winning plays will feature at Tata Literature Live! – The Mumbai LitFest in November 2018. There are also prizes available. What to submit: An original, unpublished, unproduced play about Asian Indians (wherever they may be), in English, between 60 – 120 minutes duration. How to …

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#WrAP Diary Week 4 – Time To Show Not Tell!

Our Editor, Jennifer Richards, has taken up the challenge to write a play in a month as part of our #WrAP initiative. With Week Four done, the finish line’s almost in sight… After struggling to write last week (which you can read about in my third #WrAP diary here), this week was about getting back on that …

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Elicit Pictures seeking short screenplays

Elicit Pictures has put a call out for screenwriters to submit their short film in order to be produced and directed by the team. What to submit: Film scripts should be 1-10 minutes in length. How to apply: If interested, please submit your work to elicitpictures@gmail.com. Deadline: 1 March 2018 at 12am Source: Playwriting UK …

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