new writing

A 2007 play inspired by a set of Republicans is now reflecting a wave of political and social issues buffeting a post-election US. “The...

Zinnie Harris, Charlene James and Penelope Skinner are among the six British playwrights shortlisted for this year's Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Harris is nominated for...

Theatre company Cardboard Citizens has announced nine new plays exploring the housing crisis. The ambitious season of new work from the company, which makes theatre...

Lesley Garrett has highlighted the lack of roles for older women in opera, claiming roles that exist “tend to be bag ladies and witches”. Her...

A robbers’ hideout, the 19th century occult scene and the life of Moliere are among the topics explored by writers shortlisted for the 2017...

Writers Lucy Prebble and Russell T Davies, and director Lyndsey Turner are among the figures announced for the judging panel of this year's Bruntwood...

Hoxton’s Courtyard Theatre is to relaunch as a home for new writing, after handing over the programming of its main space to a company...

Out of Joint has launched an £8,000 playwriting prize specifically for new writers who already work in theatre. In collaboration with charitable trust the Experienced...

Commercial producer Fiery Angel is to plough more than £1 million into commissioning and developing original work through a new production arm it has...
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