Melloney Flinn, Jill Franklin, Devon Jackson, Steven Morie, Jonathan O'Neill, Jane Sunderland and Thomas Stuchfield
Monday 8 August & Monday 15 August - 7.30pm - Traverse
Readings from seven new plays. Get in at ground level with the most exciting playwrights of the future, from Canada, USA, England and Scotland.
- An American news team sets out to produce the happiest story in the history of American media.
- Darren seeks salvation in the black gold struck outside a small Alberta town.
- A tricksy raven intends to keep Emily in the Arctic forever.
- Jude vows to wrestle the evil out of Cosima, whatever the cost.
- Shayma is hired as Gert's home help. Gert will fight her every inch of the way.
- Constantinople, 1917. A young nurse falls in love with a wounded soldier.
- Mharaid begins a quest to scatter her husband's ashes and finds a new beginning.
Extracts from the plays are performed as script-in-hand readings by professional actors. All writers are graduating from the MSc in Playwriting at the University of Edinburgh.