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Script Surgery, Paperwork Theatre & Liverpool Everyman Playhouse


Script surgeries are a chance to get completely free bespoke dramaturgical advice on an extract of your work in progress. Playwrights who are currently developing a new scripts are invited to book a 30 minute, one-to-one meeting with freelance dramaturg and Paperwork’s Co-Artistic Director, Hayley Greggs in association with E&P New Works Associate, Francesca Peschier.

Script Surgeries are hosted monthly at the Everyman Theatre Writer’s Room from 5-7pm. Playwrights and theatre-makers who are currently developing a new script are invited to book a 30 minute, one-to-one meeting.

To request a meeting, fill in the Doodle poll here by Friday 6th December

Names will be drawn at random and successful applicants will be contacted a week prior to the meeting.

Ahead of your meeting, we’ll ask you to send:
- The 10-15 page extract of your script in development (as Microsoft word or PDF)
- 100 words about what you’d like to discuss

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