Following the success of their inaugural new writing initiative Voices In The Dark 2018, they are now accepting submissions for Voices in The Dark 2020 #TakeTwo. After a nationwide call-out, Voices in the Dark 2020 will feature a selection of 6 short plays from emerging writers that seek to explore some of the most pertinent socio-political issues affecting the UK today, staged in one night at Greenwich Theatre. The night will provide a platform for up and coming writers with all work presented by a company of professional directors and actors.
Pieces will be selected by an industry panel including Matilda James and Hanna Lingman from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, James Haddrell from Greenwich Theatre alongside our own Artistic and Outreach Directors. Further panel members to be confirmed. Selected pieces will be performed on 3rd June 2020 at Greenwich Theatre for an audience of industry professionals and general public.
Plays/stand alone extracts which require no further explanation as part of a longer play.
Entries must not exceed 15 minutes in running time.
Entries must be written to be performed by no more than 4 people.
Entries must not have been published or have already had a fully staged production.
Writers must be based in the UK.
Please note that they will only be accepting one script submission per person – any multiple scripts received will not be considered.
How to apply:
Please email your short play to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting Voices In The Dark 2020 and the name of the script in the subject line.
Deadline: 4pm Friday 3rd April 2020
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