new writing

National Theatre artistic director Rufus Norris has unveiled a major drive to develop new British musicals. The NT has formed a group of leading playwrights...

A play exploring the ‘post-truth’ era and a piece of live dream interpretation are among the programme of a new temporary theatre at London’s...

The term 'working class' often gets used without clear definition. I consider myself working class, due to my upbringing and the fact that I’ve...

Drama Centre London’s dramatic writing master’s course is celebrating its five-year anniversary by launching a new award for student playwrights. Five experts have been appointed...

A festival celebrating new writing will take place in Oxford next month. The inaugural Alchymy festival, based at the North Wall Arts Centre, will present...

I genuinely love the Olivier Awards. They are literally the poshest event that anybody ever invites me to. And though gripes are inevitable, they...

US playwright Clare Barron has won the 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for her play Dance Nation. Barron beat nine other contenders to the prize,...

A leading children’s arts organisation plans to give children as young as eight the chance to commission their own theatre shows for what is...

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...
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