Opportunities

Little Pieces of Gold seeking 10 minute plays on subject of Social Media

Little Pieces of Gold is seeking ten minute plays on the subject of social media for their next showcase on the 15 & 16th June 2014 at Park Theatre.  Little Pieces of Gold is a regular showcase for bold, thought provoking, entertaining new drama with each show featuring an eclectic mix of short plays selected from around 300 submissions. Writing prompt …

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Samuel French accepting short plays for OOB Festival (New York)

Samuel French is now accepting submissions of short plays (30 minutes or less) for its highly successful Off Off Broadway Festival in Manhattan. The festival requires applicants to collaborate with a producing organisation and it offers a prize of publication in the notable Off Off Broadway Festival Plays series. On their application, playwrights must cite the organisation that will produce …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 14 February 2014

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). BBC Radio 4 seeking short stories for Opening Lines – Deadline: 14 February Short plays sought for ObamAmerica festival at Theatre503 – Deadline: 15 February 2014 Free workshop examining writer/director relationship – …

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Burbage New Writing Prize – open for submissions

Burbage Productions has launched its new writing prize. The winning play will receive a full production in London, there are no rules on content or style, but the play must be full length and complete (at least 90 minutes running time) and previously unperformed, although plays which have received up to 3 workshops/ staged readings …

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Invertigo Theatre and the Pleasance present: Writer in Residence

The Invertigo Theatre gang is giving one IdeasTap member the chance to become it’s writer-in-residence. The winner of this brief gets the chance to develop their play over a three-month period. Additional benefits include: a rehearsed reading of the play at an Off-West End venue and a £350 bursary. Successful applicants will show an imaginative response …

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Theatre 503 playwriting award opens for submissions on 1st March

“Theatre503’s Playwriting Award is an unprecedented opportunity for playwrights at all levels to be recognised for writing an outstanding, original piece of work for the stage. It will build upon the foundation of the venue’s reputation for engaging with the next generation of playwrights, whilst broadening its opportunities to include more experienced, produced writers”. (Theatre503) …

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Page to Stage Festival 2014 accepting one-act plays (£30 entry)

Page to Stage will soon be open to submissions for the festival to be held in Liverpool in September of this year. They are looking for one-act plays between 45-60 minutes in length. Ten scripts will be selected for a number of performances during the festival. Plays will be adjudicated by audiences and judges and prizes …

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All the Rage Theatre accepting submissions (female writers)

All the Rage Theatre are presenting Seize the Stage, a festival of new theatre by women at Rich Mix on 19th April 2014. With the aim to foster new collaborations between women in London, up to 6 playwrights will be partnered with 6 directors (offering them master classes, some space and actors to work with) culminating …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 7 February 2014

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). Pegasus Opera seeking playwright for new project – Deadline: none posted IdeasTap offering £500 for creative projects (16-30) – Deadline: 7 February 2014 Submissions open for James Tait Black Prize for Drama …

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The Nick Darke Award 2014 is open for submissions for £6000 prize

Falmouth University has announced that the Nick Darke Award 2014 is now open for submissions to its £6000 prize. Funded by Falmouth University, the Nick Darke Award commemorates the playwright Nick Darke, and was conceived following his death by his wife, the artist and film-maker Jane Darke, with the support of his family. Nick Darke wrote …

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