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august 2013 newsletter

Let us hear from you!

Help us provide resources and promote your work to our growing international audience.

Information:
  • please keep us informed via the inform us page, or email us at editors@writelocalplayglobal.org.
  • Does your theatre have a commitment to developing new work? If so, let us know and we’ll post the information
  • If you are a playwright, please send a biography and photo, or update the information that is already there.
  • We are always seeking articles and interviews about the process of creating new plays.

And remember:

  • You can now search our diverse Community by profession and country to identify practitioners who create and support new plays for young audiences around the world.
  • Our search engine is always a useful shortcut to finding what you need.
  • Though an English-language site, we will post information in your first language as well as English.

Best Wishes, Deirdre, Tony, and Kim

Next Gen Placements

ASSITEJ promotes NEXT GENERATION PLACEMENTS to provide young/emerging theatre artists, producers and administrators with opportunities within the field of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA).
Find out more.

Just Published: New Plays for Children and Young People from Poland

Read all about it here. 

2013 – What a Year!

We’re a little over halfway through the year and WLPG has already produced two programs on two continents – in Cleveland, USA at TYA/USA’s One Theatre World conference, and in Linz, Austria at the ASSITEJ International Meeting hosted by ASSITEJ/Austria and the Schäxpir Festival. Not only that, there’s an excitement in international Theatre for Young Audiences right now, with new initiatives and great networking opportunities rolled out by ASSITEJ and its National Centres and Artistic Networks. Many thanks to all WLPG members who have made our 2013 Sparks and Shorts programs such a success!

WLPG Sparks (Linz) – Catalysts for Discovery [June 2013]

500 word monologues written especially for this festival read by 21 playwrights from 13 countries reading in 9 languages!
Find out more.

'New Plays for Young Audiences' at NYU

Workshops of three exciting new works for young people.  Article here.

New Newsletter

 We are very excited about this newsletter with its new format and ease of operation.  Please let us know what you think about it.  And most importantly, please go to our website to check out all the wonderful content about plays, playwrights, and players internationally.

Call for submissions

The Growing Stage Theatre – The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey is now accepting submissions for their 2013-2014 New Play-Reading Festival! .
More information.

WLPG Shorts (Cleveland): Unexpected Connections

1,000 word plays written for this festival by 12 writers from 4 countries.
Find out who was involved and check out photos of the event!

"Only the Sky is the Limit: a Swedish Playwright in Cape Town"

Read Anna Nygren's article on how a new culture affected her work - and life.

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