48th Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

The 2023 OOB Festival will be accepting submissions starting on 1st December 2022. Submissions will be closed either when the limit of 850 submissions is reached, or by 15th December 2022. Short plays and musicals can be no longer than 15 pages and have a max run time of 15 minutes (ideal run times are …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 25 November 2022

We need YOU more than ever! Find out about 7 easy ways to support us here and help us to continue our work!  *Make sure you never miss an opportunity. Sign up for our email list to get the weekly roundup direct to your inbox! * Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities and news! London Playwrights’ Latest …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: #WrAP2023 Write A Play in January

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: #WrAP2023 Write A Play with us in January! Description: It’s back! Our annual playwriting challenge …

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Blood Beats: LGBTQ+ Writers Group

Thursday, November 24 · 7 – 9pm GMT 2023- 3rd Thursday of the month The Yard Manchester 11 Bent Street Cheetham Hill M8 8NF FREE   Blood Beats is a cross disciplinary LGBTQ+ writing group, aimed at creating a supportive community space for writers to come together, develop through activities and workshops, as well as sharing …

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Festive Gifts for 2022 from London Playwrights!

It’s that time of year again! If you’re looking for a festive gift for a playwright in your life, then we’re here to help. We have a fabulous selection gifts from London Playwrights which start at just £10 – if you want to give a gift that is both thoughtful and useful and support our …

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Vault Festival – New Critics Programme

The VAULT Festival New Critics Programme is for new & early career arts and culture writers to develop their critical voice. Taking place at VAULT Festival 2023 (24th January – 19th March), this unique programme provides five participants with expert mentorship from leading industry critics, opportunities to develop an industry network, and free access to …

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Pleasance London: Associate Artist Call Out 2023-2025

Just one week left for artists to apply to be part of the next cohort of Pleasance London Associate Artists 2023-25.  Applications are open to all theatre makers/writers based within London who can clearly demonstrate how being a London Associate will provide the transformative tools to enable you to take your work and craft to …

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The Cheshire Prize for Literature 2022

The 2022 Cheshire Prize for Literature is now accepting entries in all four genres (short stories, scriptwriting, children’s literature and poetry). There is no theme, writers are free to write about anything that inspires them. The competition is open to anyone who has lived, worked or studied in Cheshire (including Wirral, Warrington and Halton) from …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 18 November 2022

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London Playwrights Monthly Members’ Zoom – December

Our members ‘ meet- up takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at 7pm. Feel free to bring in up to 3 pages of dialogue or a pitch for an idea to share with the group for feedback. We’ll also be taking time to catch-up, share ideas, tips, and industry advice. It’s a …

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