The scripts demonstrate a varied and exciting range of situations and settings. Cardboard Citizens' Members have experienced homelessness, or have been at risk of homelessness, some bringing that unique perspective to their work.
Jacob’s Plot, by John Watts
Jacob’s allotment is more his home than his flat. When the past comes back to haunt him, and property developers close in, he must choose between asparagus or death.
Date, by Ian Kalman
Today finding your partner is like being in a jungle. You are now entering the world of Date where Colin has James as a guide but how far will he go to catch his prey?
Biz International, by Duncan Reddington
A diabolical spin doctor joins a council leader to shut down a vital mental health centre - will the personality disordered be thrown in the street? Or will his naïve young intern, the part-time poet, save a sufferer from suicide?
The Prison Of The Mind, by Kamal Karimullah
'The brain is the most powerful device to ever exist.
What do we do when we're conflicted?
Do we make irrational choices?
Or do we seek for clarity?
Have control over your mind...or it could end up imprisoning you.'
Because he’s Black, by Gary Cordice
Margot is grieving over the loss of her daughter, which has created a strain on her marriage. Although outwardly she tries to appear calm, at moments, she exposes the continuing pain. The arrival of a black gardener, starts to have a mysterious effect on her and her family. The play is a ‘mild’ bittersweet comedy!
Come along and support the early work of these emerging playwrights at the start of their writers’ journeys.
Friday 5 April, 7-8.30pm
Cardboard Citizens HQ
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