PlayBox Takeover: Meet the actors… 09/01/2018

New year, new plays!

We’re starting 2018 as we mean to go on: putting playwrights and new plays at the heart of everything we do. We’ve got our day-long PlayBox Takeover at HOME’S PUSH Festival on Saturday 20 January.

Join us for a creative day of new plays and conversations: we have a Writers’ Breakfast for aspiring playwrights, three Rehearsed Readings of new plays from our PlayBoxers and a Workshop on Touring New Work. Both events are FREE and readings are just £3 each. Tickets are selling fast, so be sure to book now if you haven’t done so already!

We’re delighted to announce a crack cast of local talent for our Rehearsed Readings. Meet the actors…

PlayBox Takeover: Programme

10:30am – Writers’ Breakfast
Come join Box of Tricks and our PlayBoxers for coffee and pastries and a chat about how we develop new plays and support the next generation of playwrights.

12pm – Rehearsed Reading: 30 DAYS by Furquan Akhtar
It’s the start of Ramadan. Adil is consumed by guilt as his love and faith are tested to their limits. As fasting begins, will he survive the next thirty days and find the light of Eid?

2:30pm – Workshop: Touring New Work
A 90-minute workshop exploring the challenges and opportunities in touring new work across the UK.

4:30pm – Rehearsed Reading: MÖBEL by Patrick Hughes
Olive and Moss are moving into a new home and looking for a new start. But can their relationship overcome the challenges of depression, anxiety and flat-pack furniture?

6:30pm – Rehearsed Reading: LAND’S END by James Harker
Two girls, one thousand miles, no hope. A riotous road trip featuring death, dancehall and the redemptive power of Cliff Richard.

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