A teenage boy threatens to pull his family apart when he tries to violate the ultimate social taboo: converting to a new social media platform.
By Gaël van den Bossche
MFA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media at the Central School of Speech and Drama, 2016 graduate. Writing credits include Jammie Dodger (VAULT Festival 2019), Rats (Etcetera Theatre, 2018), Preg (Pleasance Theatre, 2018), The Community (Camden Fringe 2017). Work shortlisted for Pleasance Reading Week 2018 & Young Pleasance Playwrighting Competition 2018, Longlisted for Theatre 503 Playwrighting Award 2018.
Directed by Nick Mouton
Nick Mouton is a director, writer and actor who has a passion for bringing new plays to the stage as well as reviving old forgotten ones. He has directed new writing plays for companies such as Director’s Cut, The Jack Studio Writers Workshop, So It Goes Theatre and The 10 Minute Collective in a variety of venues including Southwark Playhouse, The London Theatre and Barons Court Theatre. He has additionally directed revivals of a number of plays including ‘Tiger at the Gates’ (Lion & Unicorn), ‘Junk’ (The Courtyard Theatre), ‘Noir’ (Hen & Chickens) and ‘Whose Life is it Anyway?’ (Bridewell Theatre). @NickMouton
Cast: Owen Baxter, Kathryn McGarr, Simon Bass
Sending A Message
Nick decides to build a time machine so that he can go back in time and kill Judy Garland.
By Scotto Moore
Scotto Moore is a Seattle author & playwright whose first book, YOUR FAVORITE BAND CANNOT SAVE YOU, was published by Tor.com in February 2019. His a cappella science fiction musical SILHOUETTE won the 2018 Outstanding New Play award given by Theatre Puget Sound. He's written 51 short plays, 6 one acts, 4 full length plays, and 2 musicals over the past 20 years.
Directed by Lisa Fredrich
Lisa Friedrich is a director and writer. She has also been working as an assistant director and stage manager both in Germany and the UK for over eight years. Lisa holds degrees in theatre and media studies and literature, and after years of doing student drama she's finally arrived in the real world -- still doing drama. Her work focuses on new, genre- and medium-defying writing and female voices in particular. Lisa also adapts and translates for the stage.
Cast: Christien Bart-Gittens, Verity Reed
Anna visits her estranged sister Julie in the hospital, and takes the time to learn about her astonishing condition.
By Reina Hardy
Reina Hardy's plays, which usually contain magic and sometimes contain science, have been produced all over America, as well as in England and Australia. Currently: the NNPN rolling world premiere of "Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven." Past: Michener Fellowship, "Fanatical the Musical" in London, smash-hit run of "Changelings" in Austin. For full information: reinahardy.com
Directed by Rachael Bellis
Rachael trained at NYU Tisch and began Aequitas Theatre Company shortly after moving to the UK. She debuted her first directorial piece last year, Fear and Misery of the Third Reich at the Jack Studio Theatre. Directing credits include Antigone (Bread and Roses), Acts of Disunion (White Bear Theatre), What's Your Issue (Assitant, The Cockpit), and Romiette and Julio (Reading, The Lion and Unicorn). Rachael is also an actor, a singer with Urgan Fu$e and an improviser with Acaprov. She is the Artistic Director for Aequitas Theatre Company. She is excited to get her science fiction on and is a fan of such classic science fiction as H.G. Wells' The Time Machine and Madeline L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time.
Cast: Tania Pais, Miriam Babooram, Beth Organ