PREVIEW: Short Play Festival 2017

Besi Besemar July 17, 2017


A selection of new writing over six new and diverse plays

New Venture Theatre’s Short Play Festival runs from Friday July 21 to Saturday, July 29, 2017.

Six new writers have been selected to each produce a 15-20 minute long play. They are Michelle Donkin, Sarah Charsley, Amy Onyett, Charly Sommers, Sam Chittenden and Nick Richards.

They were all guided through an editorial process by two experienced and professional writers.

The plays are now in the hands of six selected new directors; Erica Fletcher, Sabrina Giles, James Macauley, Jeremy Crow, Emmie Spencer and Tom Slater-Hyndman.

All the writers, directors and their mentors have strong connections with the New Venture Theatre in Brighton.

The Plays are:

‚ô¶ Impact Statement¬†by Michelle Donkin –¬†Directed by Erica Fletcher

‚ô¶ Moving Slowly¬†by Sam Chittenden –¬†Directed by Emmie Spencer

‚ô¶ Sorry¬†by Amy Onyett –¬†Directed by Sabrina Giles

♦ The Doppelganger by Nicholas Richards Directed by Tom Slater-Hyndman

‚ô¶ The Swing by Charly Sommers –¬†Directed by James Macauley

‚ô¶ You’ll Do¬†by Sarah Charsley –¬†Directed by Jeremy Crow

Event: Short Play Festival

Where: New Venture Theatre, Bedford Pl, Hove, Brighton BN1 2PT

When: Friday July 21 to Saturday, July 29, 2017,

Time: Evening performances, 7.45 pm: Matinee: Sunday July 23 at 2.30pm. No performance on Monday.

Tickets: £9 (£8 opening night/£10 closing weekend)

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