Unprecedented Third Monthly Reading at Playwright’s Workshop Trinbago

Never before, in the 15-year history of the Playwrights Workshop Trinbago’s (PWT) Monthly Readers Theatre Series 2018, has a third reading been held in one month.

PWT is proud to announce that after reading eight scripts thus far in May 2018, there are more student scripts to be read on May 16th to complete this month’s installment. The student playwrights are enrolled in the Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA) at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine.

Playwrights Workshop Trinbago
The Playwrights Workshop Trinbago’s Monthly Reader Session  at Trinidad Theatre Workshop | Photo Credit: Triston Wallace

These students, in a course guided by Tony Hall, have been engaged for the semester in studying different approaches to playwriting and play construction mainly for the stage. Their course of study, which embraces the writing of short play scripts, is aimed at entry level, even though some have more experience in the craft than others.

Come out to support the student playwrights in our midst who are eager to have their scripts read before the end of the semester. There will be discussions with all the playwrights right after the readings.

The Playwrights Workshop Trinbago, in partnership with the Trinidad Theatre Workshop and Trinidad and Tobago Performing Arts Network, is inviting actors, playwrights, directors, producers and the general public to this historical reading to provide the students, our future playwrights, with feedback, to further develop their scripts.

The event will be held on Wednesday 16th May 2018, 7PM at the Trinidad Theatre Workshop, 6 Newbold Street, St Clair. Admission is FREE but Space Is Limited.

For further information email playwrightsworkshoptt@gmail.com or call (868) 351-6293. You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram @playwrightsworkshoptt.

Come one. Come all. Bring a friend.

About the Playwrights Workshop Trinbago

Playwrights Workshop Trinbago (PWT) is an organization coordinated by playwrights for the making of plays. The organization is dedicated to the memory and work of renowned Trinidadian scholar, academic, theatre historian, playwright and director ERROL HILL (1921-2003) and Tobagonian poet, playwright, essayist and journalist ERIC ROACH (1915-1974).

This year, the workshop initiated in 2003 by Tony Hall with support from Trinity in Trinidad Global Learning Site of Trinity College, Hartford, C.T. Lordstreet Theatre’s Jouvay Institute and the National Drama Association of Trinidad and Tobago, celebrates its 15th Anniversary. It continues to have its Monthly Readers Theatre Series on the first Wednesday of every month, at the Trinidad Theatre Workshop. Playwrights and aspiring playwrights are reminded that plays read at the Monthly Readers Theatre Series will qualify for further development at the Annual New Play Festival in the following year.

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