Tag Archives: female playwrights

Sarah Pitard is a finalist in Papatango

Finalist in the Papatango Playwriting competition: Sarah Pitard. Continue reading

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A new feminist theatre festival at N16

Theatre N16 has created a new two-day festival of women’s work, and stories. Herstory Festival is a chance for up and coming playwrights and artists to tackle important issues surrounding feminism and by doing so creating a platform for discussion and an … Continue reading

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Happy Yet? : a new play from Swedish playwright Katie Berglof

Open Mind Production introduces ‘Happy Yet?’, a dark comedy by the 21 year-old Swedish playwright Katie Berglof. ‘Happy Yet?’ is scheduled for daily performances at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from the 15th -27th August in the Space @ Surgeon’s Hall. ‘Happy Yet?’ offers a … Continue reading

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Three short plays expose their writers

“We are three twenty something women telling stories, and working together to form a narrative.” Nothing is more thrilling and terrifying than completely exposing yourself. Not just baring your flesh, but your fears, secrets, and soul. bare. is an intimate … Continue reading

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Weird Sisters present Airswimming

Weird Sisters was founded in 2014 in Guildford by three experienced female practitioners: Tanya Chainey, Stephanie Goodfellow and Alison Nicol, with the aim of producing work that takes risks, asks difficult questions, and provides strong and interesting roles for women. … Continue reading

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Female writers, directors and performers experiment and innovate at RADA Festival

The RADA Festival returns to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art this summer from 22 June – 2 July, with a programme including 30 different theatre companies and two one-off forum events. Graduates of the Academy will return to RADA to present … Continue reading

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WhitLit Festival presents The End of the Affair

  A new play by Alison Mead will be part of the Whitstable Literary Festival. (You can see our interview with Alison about her previous play A century of great women.) The new play The end of the affair explores hope, … Continue reading

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Clickbait – review

Clickbait is a play by Milly Thomas, a compelling and powerful play about women and the sex industry, still very much a taboo subject as there are so many facets to the porn industry that are not challenged and simply … Continue reading

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Preview: My Mind is Free by Sam Hall

Dates for My Mind is Free – Sam Hall’s new play. Continue reading

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Review: Orchid by Michelle Payne and Daniel Len, at Moors Bar in Crouch End

Review of Orchid at Moors Bar, Crouch End. Continue reading

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