An exciting addition to Edinburgh’s new writing scene. Showcasing extracts from four brand new plays read in front of a live audience, with a chance to carry on discussions, meet the team, writers and actors in the comfort of the Roxy Snug Bar.
The plays showcasted this May will be:
Bernini’s Women by Emilie Robson & Laila Noble
The typically voiceless women of Bernini’s sculptures are finally animated and they have something to say. Medusa, Proserpine and Charity audition for the role of ‘Mother Nature’ with self penned monologues.
It’s Not Easy Being Charlie by Cecile Durel
Sheltering from a terrorist attack in the street outside, a café owner and customer confront the uncomfrotable truth that having a common enemy doesn't always mean you have a common ally. A provocative new drama about living in fear of the next attack.
Banter by Christopher Moore
Siblings Caolan and Maeve clash when Caolan’s cavalier attitude about his friends’ sexist behaviour upsets his sister, and a confrontation ensues about the damage casual and ingrained sexism can do.
It’s Summer!....sortae by Sarah Lawrie Johnston
Glasgow, Midsummer’s day, 1970. Ian and Davy are waiting to deliver their collection of quality records for Stella and Marie’s party. Is anyone in though? Much nonsense ensues as they wait, and it looks like it’s gonnae rain…