Attention Playwrights! SCRIPTS Ireland’s Playwriting Festival seeks new works

SCRIPTS Ireland’s Playwriting Festival, which is dedicated to new Irish plays, is looking for new works.


Taking place across Birr, Co. Offaly from Sunday 3 July- Saturday 9 July, playwrights (both established and emerging) are invited to submit original 15 minute plays on the themeChanges.


Plays will be chosen, by the selection panel headed by playwright Eugene O’Brien, as the scripts most suited to development and performance at the headline event at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre.


Deadline for submission is Friday 8 April, 2016. (Please note plays longer than 15 minutes will not be considered)


Playwrights must be available to be in Birr from Sunday 3 July -Thursday 7 July as well as attend the performance on the final night. The plays will be presented as staged readings at the headline event on Saturday 9 July.


Playwrights can submit plays along with the submission form or by post to “Scripts” Birr Theatre & Arts Centre, Oxmantown Hall, Birr, Co. Offaly.

For more information along with submission conditions, log on to

SCRIPTS is supported by Birr Theatre & Arts Centre, Jasango Theatre, Offaly County Council

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