Welcome to the ninth Scripts - Ireland’s Playwriting Festival.
Established in 2013, Scripts continues to create unique opportunities for playwrights, aspiring and established, to have their work developed and produced.
Our picturesque town of Birr, Co. Offaly, a haven of Georgian elegance and boutique chic, plays host to an ensemble of playwrights, producers, actors and directors, all discussing, presenting and producing riveting new works for stage.
Take a look at our packed programme below:
George B. Miller Award Performance
Scripts / Youth Theatre Ireland
July 7, 2022 at 6:00:00 PM
Meet the playwrights selected to write three new plays for 11-14 year olds, watch extracts from the plays, give your feedback. Young audiences and readers are welcome for this fun hybrid performance.
Nurtured New Works
Scripts Festival Finale
July 10, 2022 at 3:00:00 PM
Watch the 3 selected Scripts plays go from page to stage. witness the results of the playwright's week-long mentoring, editing and refining. Directed by Jeda de Brí and performed in a staged reading by some of Ireland’s leading actors.
Family Proofing Your Arts Practice
July 7, 2022 at 9:00:00 AM
A workshop on creative solutions to challenges facing parenting artists. Join theatre maker and Scripts Ireland 2020 winner, Lesley Conroy for an informal gathering of parenting artists, ask questions, learn new things, share experiences, and of course have coffee!