Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun.
This week’s pick: Swings And Roundabouts: An inclusive night of new theatre in aid of Shelter
Description:Old meets New: your favourite narratives turned upside down! Swings & Roundabouts is hosting an inclusive night of new theatre in aid of Shelter..They are looking for submissions to join their showcase for Shelter England on 24 March 2019 at Southwark Playhouse.
What’s so great about it? Not only is one for a great cause as its’ in aid of the charity, Shelter, but it’s also a really interesting brief. The are asking for short plays based on your favourite stories – fairytale, fable, moral, myth- or even play and set in the modern day. If you’re not sure what to write about, you can even email them for a prompt. The chosen scripts will be performed at Southwark Playhouse. We reckon you could have some great fun with this brief, with the chance of having your work staged at a London theatre to boot! You’ve got until 28 January to get your submissions in.
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Please note, we’ve posted this for your convenience and we’re not affiliated with the organisers of the opportunity.
Photo courtesy of Swings and Roundabouts