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AACT NewPlayFest 2018 Call for Scripts & Play Reviewers

American Association of Community Theatre AACT (American Association of Community Theatre) NewPlayFest 2018 Call for Scripts AACT seeks scripts of non-musical, full length, unpublished plays which have not received a full production, for their New Play Festival 2018. Plays must be submitted between 1 August and 1 September 2016. There will be a $10 script [...]

UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre Statement on EU Referendum

 click here to view original post online>> UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre Statement on EU Referendum Following the referendum decision on the UK’s membership of the EU, the Society of London Theatre (“SOLT”) and UK Theatre Association (“UK Theatre”) express concern as to the future for the theatre sector – a sector in which the UK [...]

Theatre Building Fund Appeal Makes Shortlist

The People’s Theatre, an LTG member theatre, has been shortlisted in a national competition for their Redevelopment Scheme. The volunteer team at the People’s Theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne are appealing for votes to help them win £150,000 towards its redevelopment from building merchants Jewson. The People’s Theatre is the only theatre shortlisted alongside 12 other schemes [...]

And The Wheels Went Round – The Questors Theatre Reminiscence

And The Wheels Went Round – The Questors Theatre Reminiscence The PlayBack team was delighted to present an excerpt from a Reminiscence Roadshow at the 70th Anniversary Conference at The Crescent Theatre. After the event, several people asked me for a little more information and below is a link to the introduction I gave before [...]

Shakespeare Summer School

Shakespeare Summer School, Queen Mary University of London 3 July – 11 August Those who attended the first Open Stages Workshop at The Questors may recall RSC Associate Director Helen Lebique. She is directing a very exciting five-and-a-half week programme – Shakespeare: Performance and Practice over the summer. It will offer conservatoire-style theatre training combined [...]