Open Door Autumn 2017 - Birmingham Rep
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Monday 18 September - Cucumber Writers

Cucumber Writers puts the spotlight on four of our finest writers in a special showcase of new drama. With an all-star cast from the Cucumber Company including Alan Wales, Pat Hobday, Neil Paul and Deb McKewan who will be performing drama and comedy by Rupi Lal, Angela Gallagher, Matthew Warburton and Khush Chahal. Tickets are free but booking is essential and donations are delightful.


Tuesday 19 September - BOLDtext Playwrights

Fake Times

Who can we trust for our news and information?  What's impartial and unbiased in a world of vested interests, populism and echo chambers?  Social Media offers truth and transparency, but also lies and confusion: Faking it has never been so easy.  

BOLDtext Playwrights have spent the summer pondering how we Get Real and counter this culture of easy lies, and now Nicola Jones, Liz John, Tim Stimpson and Julia Wright present brand new short plays exploring the importance of sorting fact from fiction.  

Follow @BOLD_TEXT on Twitter, Facebook or at www. boldtextcollective.wordpress.com

Open Door gives The DOOR over to West Midlands based playwriting groups to have the space to test their new plays in front of invited audiences.

Curated, managed and produced by the groups themselves, this season of Open Door sees the space being claimed by the Cucumber Writers Group and the BOLDtext Playwrights. The Cucumber Writers Group grew out of The REP's Write Away playwriting programme, they meet regularly to share, make and develop new writing. BOLDtext Playwrights are eight West Midlands-based playwrights who collaborate to create more opportunities and platforms for their work.

For more information on the writers groups and the work they might present please contact the Cucumber Writers on cucumberwriters@gmail.com and BOLDtext Playwrights on boldtextcollective@gmail.com or at boldtextcollective.wordpress.com.

For further details on the Open Door initiative and other new writing programmes at The REP please contact Lynette Dakin on lynette.dakin@birmingham-rep.co.uk.

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Tickets Free

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