Monthly Archives: June 2020

New Normal / New Writing Theatre Festival, 17& 18 July 2020.

The Common Air Theatre Company is producing the New Normal / New Writing Theatre Festival, a 24 hour festival of new writing under the new normal of virtual creation and performance.

Over a twenty-four hour period, new plays will be written, rehearsed and performed via a digital platform. If you are interested in participating, please email us with a CV and state if you would like to be considered as a director, playwright or actor for this festival. We are also looking for one or more stage director.

Brief Outline of Event:

Friday – At the opening event for all participants, play themes will be chosen out of a virtual hat alongside production teams including one playwright, one director and one or two actors.

From Friday night to Saturday morning, the playwright writes to the theme within the parameters of number of actors and Zoom rehearsal / performance.

Saturday –
Pieces are submitted to the directors and the rehearsal process begins.
On Saturday evening, the pieces are premiered.
After the performance, we all head to the [virtual] pub.

Sunday –