Shorts @ The Canal seeking shorts for ‘The Twilight Hour’ season 2

After their successful runs of Shorts @ The Canal and The Twilight Hour at Canal Cafe Theatre, Union Theatre and Etcetera Theatre, writers are invited to submit a play no longer than
15-minutes for “The Twilight Hour” season 2.

The show will be based on The Twilight Zone TV series to be performed at the award-winning Canal Cafe
Theatre a renowned comedy and theatre venue in London.
How it works:
  • A selection process will follow and if your play is chosen, it will be assigned to an emerging director. Plays will then be rehearsed and thenstaged for 4 nights.
  • Performance dates are  21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th November.
  • This is an excellent opportunity for writers to see their work come to life in front of an audience.
Things to bear in mind:
  • Twilight Zone theme – fantasy, sci-fi, suspense, psychological thriller often concluding with a macabre or unexpected twist and usually with a moral.
  • No character limit.
  • Minimal set
  • Up to 15-minute running time

How to apply: please send your short plays to Header: Play

Deadline: 7 October 2018

Source: direct contact


3 thoughts on “Shorts @ The Canal seeking shorts for ‘The Twilight Hour’ season 2”

  1. Does anyone know if the header is the actual word: “Play,” or if they mean the title of the play? I’ve never really heard of a company asking for the header to be just: “play” before, so I am a little confused.

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