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2019 Drama Festival entry: 'The Play's the Thing' by Kirsty Smillie


Our Drama Festival entry 'The Play's the Thing' is a one-act play written especially for The Over Players  by Kirsty Smillie. 

Our next performance of this play will be at the Cambridge Drama Festival, taking place between 5th and 7th September at the ADC Theatre in Park Street, Cambridge (exact date date for our entry is to be advised).

It was recently performed at the Sawston Drama Festival, where it was awarded the Bonner Trophy for Best New Play, and the Welwyn Drama Festival, where it was nominated for a national  award.  The Derek Jacobi award is given to an unpublished play and in particular to new playwrights.   Although it will be some time before we hear how she's done, The Over Players would like to wish Kirsty the very best of luck and here's to a bright future.

Synopsis:  It is Drama Festival time and tensions are running high - what play to take to the Festival?  Should our local amdram group go with an old familiar - safe but boring - or do they try out something new?  The problem is, every time they try to perform something new, their rival drama group somehow steals it from them and submits it first.


Pantomime 2019

Our 2019 pantomime will be 'Aladdin', written by Ben Crocker and directed by Jack Stinton.

Key dates as follows:

- Read-through:  4th September
- Script & Movement Workshop:  8th September
- Auditions:  11th September
- Show dates:  10th - 14th September


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