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Theatre & Dance
World Premiere

The Lyric once again teams up with the Festival to invite you to a series of performed readings showcasing the exceptional talents of new and upcoming writers. Clare McMahon, Annie Keegan, Clare Monnelly, Ross Wylie, Sarah Gordon and Rían Smith were selected from a record-breaking number of submissions to take part in the New Playwrights Programme.

Audiences will have the chance to see these new works for the first time, presented in dynamic double-bill readings on consecutive evenings – an exclusive opportunity to be the first to experience these new voices and talent.

Thurs 31 Oct

  • The Gap Year by Clare McMahon
  • Bodysnatching by Annie Keegan.

Fri 1 Nov

  • Funny Story by Clare Monnelly
  • Bug-Eyed by Ross Wylie

Sat 2 Nov

  • Road by Sarah Gordon
  • Broken Light by Rían Smith

Age guidance: 14+