It took us longer than anticipated to go through them 157 submissions but we’ve finally selected the three plays that will be workshopped early next year and presented as readings in February.
Genesis, by Chiara Boscaro
La mer est ma nation, by Hala Moughanie
Terres Closes. by Simon Grangeat
These plays will be presented as staged readings at the Arcola Theatre on the 5th 6th and 7th of February at 1.30PM
We also would love to give a “special mention” to four writers whose work didn’t make the final selection but was certainly outstanding:
Welcome to Bulgaria, by Zdrava Kamenova and Gergana Dimitrova
Orli, by Tino Caspanello
Un mouchoir dans le ronce, by Anne Tinel
Under the bridge, by Abdulrahaman Khallouf
We want to thank our partners at New Tides Platforms and Migrant Dramaturgies Network, as well as Haringey Welcome. A special acknowledgement to our readers Ruth Valentine, Rockhaya Silla, Roxane Paire, Graca Correa, Vicky Angelaki, Bernadette Cochraine, Stéphane Resche, Fadi Skeiker, William Gregory, Deidan Williams, Szabi Musca, Luiana Bomfin, and Alicia Cubells
We are very excited to start working on the play. Cast and translating team to be announced soon. Watch this space!