Odd Servants Theatre seeking writers to respond to The Domestic Extremists

As part of The Space Arts Centre’s spring season, OddServants theatre company are looking for a crack team of writers to work in response to The Domestic Extremists by Dan Davies. Opening at the Space February 10th, this new Arts Council Funded play is an uncompromising expose of how the media struggle to cover real dissent. We are looking for four Extreme Response plays to showcase in an afternoon performance on Sunday February 22nd.

How to get involved
Come and see The Domestic Extremist on the Tuesday 10th or Wednesday 11th of February. Use the code WRITER (in caps) when booking online for a 40% discounted ticket at £8. Then write your 15 minute play in response and submit it to the OddServants@gmail.com before midday, February 15th. The producers will then pick four to be performed at the Extreme Response performance 4pm February 22nd.

The rules
Your play must be brand new and inspired by the Domestic Extremists. It must have a contemporary setting and feature a maximum of three characters. It must be complete (not an extract) and no more than 15 pages in length. Write it specifically for the Space Arts Centre to be performed using the Domestic Extremist’s existing set and staging.

MS Word or PDF files should be sent by email to OddServants@gmail.com prior to midday on Sunday February 15. Late entries will only be accepted in exceptional circumstances.

Get involved
Writers of any experience and background are welcome to join the challenge and submit. The performance will be attended by The OddServants and the Space’s literary staff. All writers, whether selected for the performance or not, will receive written feedback on their submissions.

So, book your discounted tickets for the 10th or 11th using the code WRITER and get ready to write your Extreme Response.

Deadline: 15 February 2015

Source: Playwriting UK Facebook page

 

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