LPW Playwrights’ Playground: A new online drop-in writing group

Playwrights’ Playground is our new monthly ‘get together’ (virtually for now) where writers can meet, talk writing and share work. The sessions will be guided but really it’s a chance to informally talk about writing- the good the bad and the ugly, ask questions and try out work. We’d love you to bring things you’re working on, questions or just want to have those chats from the theatre bar we’re currently missing having!

The first session takes place on Saturday 9th January at 11am-1pm via Zoom and will be led by Emily Garside.

Cost: £7 non-members/ £5 members (not a member yet? Sign up here!)

We hope to see you there!

Book here

Find out more about our full programme of online workshops here.

Emily Garside is a playwright, dramaturg and academic and by day Arts Marketeer! A specialist in Musical theatre from an academic point of view, her PhD looked at the history of musical theatre and she has since worked on history and analysis of musicals for various publications. Emily is also a dramaturg who has worked on a variety of projects both plays and musical theatre. As Chair of the board for Taking Flight theatre Emily also has expertise in accessible/inclusive theatre an integrated BSL/Captioning. A graduate of RADA and University of Nottingham.  She has produced work with Clock Tower Theatre, Freerayne Productions, Dirty Protest Theatre and The Other Room. And her play Don’t Send Flowers has toured to Cardiff, Wolverhampton and Manchester. Emily works regularly with The Arena Theatre Wolverhampton and is a writer for the 14/48 theatre festival there. She has taught Theatre at Cardiff Metropolitan University, the University of South Wales and Wolverhampton University.

4 thoughts on “LPW Playwrights’ Playground: A new online drop-in writing group”

    1. Kimberley Andrews

      Hi Alun, the Playwrights’ Playground isn’t a musical theatre group, it’s for all playwrights to talk writing and share work etc.

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