Writers Opportunities for Manchester Theatre Showcase 2015

We are excited to announce that script submissions will open for the annual Manchester Theatre Showcase on Monday 1st June 2015. The Manchester Theatre Showcase is a showcase competition founded by New Live Theatre in 2012 to provide a free platform for local Writers, Directors and Actors to showcase themselves to local invited agents, theatre companies and freelance producers and directors, as well as public audiences. Each year ONE scene from a selection of BRAND NEW plays is showcased. An exciting, face-paced event, the showcase asks every audience member to…

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Mark Reid’s ‘Vain Zarathustra’

Mark Reid’s play ‘Vain Zarathustra‘ previewed at our very first New Live Theatre Showcase Evening on 26th July 2012 and was be Directed by Alastair Zyggu. ABOUT MARK REID: Mark Reid is the pseudonym of Mark Reid. Having not grown up anywhere, he has previously accosted Manchester audiences with work such as ‘The Posthumous Papers of Alan Koningsberg’ (Revolution, Dir Paul Blinkhorn) and ‘Follies in Sacks’ (Embryo for Studio Salford). His most recent effort was a production of three new half hour plays called RAMPANT (Black Lion) including his own work ‘Minted’ (Dir Karl…

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