Sheffield Theatre tours are back!

This Summer you can enjoy touring not just one, but three Sheffield theatres.

From 22 July to 4 November, on a number of Saturdays, you’ll have the chance to join a fascinating tour of Sheffield’s trio of fascinating theatres- Lyceum, Crucible and Playhouse.

Find more details and book at their website here

Photo: Sheffield Lyceum via Sheffield theatres website, photo by James Stewart


BEAM shines light on 29 new musicals in May

After searching the entire UK for new musical talent and watching 265 pitches, Mercury Musical Developments have now announced the 29 new musicals which have been selected to showcase at BEAM2023, which will happen at Oxford Playhouse on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th May, running from 10am to 6pm on both days. One ticket gives you access to both days.

This is great opportunity to support new and emerging work! You can find out more and buy tickets here


Out of The Wings Festival’s call for submissions ends April 14th

The Out of the Wings (OOTW) Festival will return to London for its seventh edition this summer, from 11 to 15 July. Alongside their usual series of staged readings of UK-premiere translations at the Omnibus theatre, the festival will also see the return of the OOTW Forum, entitled Worldmaking on Stage: Community-building in and through Theatre Translation.
Until 14 April they are welcoming submissions for both the Forum and the readings. Please find the Call for Presenters for Worldmaking on Stage HERE, and the Call for Submissions of translations for the play readings HERE.


Women’s Prize for playwriting closes April 17!

Submissions for the 2023 Women’s Prize for Playwriting are closing soon!

Astonishingly, it is the very first prize celebrating and championing female and non-binary playwrights in the UK and Ireland.

Submit your full-length play before 5pm on Monday 17th April for the opportunity to win £12,000 and a full production of your play.

The Women’s Prize for Playwriting is open to writers who are female or non-binary, aged sixteen or older, and resident in the UK, Republic of Ireland or in a British Overseas Territory, or have a British Forces Post Office address.

After the applications close, a longlist will be produced in October, a shortlist/ finalists in November, and the winner announced in mid-December.

Wishing every applicant a satisfying and enriching experience!

You can find out more and access the entry forms here