Opening at a raucous party on the night of the moon landing, In Event of Moone Disaster spans ninety years to - the day the first woman lands on Mars. Exploring the changing role of women in the family, in science, and in love, In Event of Moone Disaster is a portrait of ambition, sacrifice and lust. It asks why outer space holds such appeal to mankind - and to womankind. In Event of Moone Disaster was chosen from a shortlist of five plays, selected from over scripts submitted.
Here are the first few who have taken up the challenge of developing their work to a professional level and have kept writing through the blood, sweat and tears, remembering to subvert all the cliches. At the time of writing, tickets are still available for the two week run.
She has had four submissions successes since October this year: Connie, an audio monologue, was selected out of over for performance on Soundworks-uk online from November 1st.
Roy Chatfield was the runner up with his play Going Back which received a rehearsed reading directed by Adrian Brown in January One of the points he made was that nowadays there are more good plays being written than opportunities to perform them. To be successful a play has to have that extra edge.
The piece combines a range of live theatre performance styles and filmed episodes.
Performers are young people drawn from Andover primary and secondary schools. Based on interviews with people who witnessed the London overspill scheme that transform Andover from a small market town, And Now We Tell Our Tale will be touring local schools.
An ambitious play, carefully researched, it features dancers, musicians, and proto-indo-european speech. Director, Sean Aita, writes:Established in by Deborah and husband, Jonathan, this increasingly popular biennial playwriting competition has staged the plays of sixty playwrights, collaborated with as many directors and many more actors and received hundreds of submissions.
the theatre playwriting award The Theatre Playwriting award is made possible by the long term support of Carne Trust. We are also grateful to Nick Hern Books who are returning as Publishing Partners and Award Ceremony Sponsors for . Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm We chat to Tearrance, writer of Br’er Cotton, which was shortlisted for the Theatre Playwriting Award.
’s production of the play from March marks his.
Her awards as a writer and producer include being the joint winner of the Old Vic New Voices Theatre Award for her play “I am a Superhero”, being the winner of the International Student Playscript Competition and the International Playwriting Festival, and being a finalist for the Adrienne Benham Award for writing for young audiences.
winning entries in the Papatango Playwriting Competition , featuring this year's winning play Foxfinder by Tom has been longlisted for the Milton Shulman Award for Outstanding Newcomer in the Evening Standard Theatre Found (Southwark Playhouse), Uncertainty (Latitude), Mad Funny Just (Theatre ), Gleaming Dark (Trafalgar.
In November Bea was announced as the joint-winner of the inaugural Theatre Playwriting Award for AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS, which was produced in a co-production with Theatre and the Bristol Old Vic the following year, and had a UK tour in
|Playwrights||There is a successful tradition of film makers making shorts for festivals and screenings as part of preparation for creating larger scale films and projects. The Scotland Short Play Award aims to borrow from that success and encourage and enable future playwrights to engage with dramatic writing first in the short format, which may lead later to further development in the longer format.|
|A Play For Ireland - Playwrights - Fishamble: The New Play Company||Submissions can be made by any writer aged over 16 who has not had a play professionally performed for 4 weeks or more in a subsidised London, major regional or international venue. Writers may submit one full-length play minimum 60 minutes stage time only.|