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Elevator Festival

Sat 10 to Sat 17 Mar 

New plays by rising talent

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Spoon Theory & Rat Boy


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    Director's Masterclass

    A participatory workshop with two directors, open to anyone with an interest in directing

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    Paper. Scissors. Stone

    A work-in-progress piece inspired by the Greek chorus and the golden age of musical theatre

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    TV’s hit of summer 2016, the original multi-award winning sell-out stage show returns

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Creative Opportunities, rehearsal with 2 people

Creative Opportunities

Live Theatre nurtures new creative talent, working with actors, writers and theatre companies and hosting youth and education programmes.

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Submissions are now open for Live Theatre's annual £2000 Bursary to develop a new piece of theatre. Ideas should be outstanding, imaginative, theatrical and say something new and unexpected.

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Live Theatre

"One of the most fertile crucibles of new writing"

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  • Arts Council England
  • Community Foundation
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • National Lottery Fund