THEATRE UNCUT 2014 FLAGSHIP PLAYS NOW RELEASED
As of Monday 13th October 2014, the five flagship plays for 2014 are available for anyone to download and read. They will also be available for anyone in the world to perform rights-free between 13th November and 13th December 2014 only.
The six plays that were written as part of Theatre Uncut's collaborative project with Istanbul-based DOT Theatre are also available to read now, and can also be performed by anyone during the above rights-free dates.
"Theatre Uncut isn't just a performance, it's an idea: that theatre can be immediately responsive to world events, engender discussion and effect change." Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
The idea is simple. We ask leading playwrights to respond to the current political situation by writing short plays. We then make these available for anyone to perform anywhere rights free.
Over the past 3 years Theatre Uncut plays have been performed by over 6,000 people in 19 countries across 4 continents.
"21st century theatre at the raw peak of its powers doing exactly what it does best." Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman
Winner of the Fringe First 2012 & 2013, Herald Angel and Spirit of the Fringe awards and shortlisted for the Amnesty International Freedom of Speech Award at the Edinburgh Fringe 2012.
Hot off the press! We have just released our six plays on Scottish Independence, to be read and performed rights-free by anyone anywhere for the next 10 days. See full details here
Just announced: Theatre Uncut's first ever flagship tour. See here for full dates and details.
Our new plays for 2014 are about to be previewed at the Traverse Theatre during the Edinburgh festival. Click here for full details.
Co-Artistic Director Hannah Price and writers Davey Anderson and Stef Smith have just returned from Istabul where Theatre Uncut have been invited to create the companies first international collaboration with DOT theatre. Theatre Uncut Turkey will premiere at the Istanbul International Festival and then play the Edinburgh Festival 2014.