• New Playwrights Programme at the Lyric

New Playwrights Programme at the Lyric

The Lyric Theatre’s mission is to produce high-quality professional theatre that is alive to our complex cultural experience, and to use the power of live theatre to empower, inspire, engage and educate.

 We’re always on the lookout for exciting new work to produce, and we’re passionate about supporting and developing emerging talent.  

 With this in mind, we’re now accepting script submissions for our New Playwrights Programme aimed at new and emerging playwrights.  This six month programme with provide intensive, hands-on development support for four writers, with an opportunity for them to showcase their new work in the Naughton Studio in October 2017.   We are looking for work that is fresh, original, and theatrical from writers with a unique voice.  Scripts can be about any subject matter or written in any style.  The deadline for submissions is 12 noon on Friday 24th February 2017

 Please download our Submission Guidelines for more details on how to apply.

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