Nottingham Playhouse seeking East Midlands playwright for Pinocchio commission

Every Christmas, Nottingham Playhouse produces a family show aimed at younger children, in the Neville Studio. The production then tours to primary schools in the region.

For the 2019/20 production they are producing Pinocchio and we’re looking for an East Midlands writer to commission.

The play must be suitable for children aged 3 – 8, and their families. It must run at around 50 minutes. 2 actors.

The contract offered will be an ITC Theatre Writers’ Commissioning Agreement. Fee of £6,110.

What they are looking for:  a professional Writer who either currently resides in, or originates from, the East Midlands.

Please submit: 

A treatment for your adaptation of Pinocchio (one side of A4 in length).

One scene (between 2-5 pages) from any part of the story.

A previous play (produced or unproduced) as an example of your writing, (this can be any length or genre).

A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Submissions should be emailed to: or may be sent by post marked Private and Confidential to the Administration Office, Nottingham Playhouse, Wellington Circus, Nottingham NG1 5AF.

Deadline: 3 June 2019 at midday

Source: Arts Jobs

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