Over one weekend we saw 14 of the most exciting emerging writers in the North West collaborate on COME CLOSER. Each writer wrote a monologue to be performed around the Great Hall and in the module, this is what happened!
Supported by the Royal Exchange and Bruntwood Hub, over the last six months a group of playwrights and theatre makers from across the North West have been working with a range of practitioners to provoke, challenge and support the ambitions of their work, and to interrogate what Theatre means today. These are their stories...
A LETTER TO YOU by Zodwa Nyoni
A TRANSITORY TALE by Howard Carr
CARDS ON THE TABLE by Chris Bush
CURLY WURLY by Ella Carmen Greenhill
DISTRACTION by Terry Corbett
EILEEN by Kellie Smith
I BELONG TO THE STARS by Joshua Val Martin
I WOULDN'T KILL HITLER by Dominic Grace
REFLECTION/REFLECTING by Alan Cliff
SCREAMING HEART by Joe Ward-Munrow
THE DEEPEST COLOUR RED by Louise Wallwein
THE UNIVERSE WAS CONSPIRING AGAINST ME FOR SEVEN YEARS by Chanje Kunda
TO BARB by Nikky Norton
TRIPLE THE PRICE OF A FRUIT CAKE by Kim Wiltshire