Elisabeth Murdoch and Jane Featherstone’s Chernobyl producer Sister has partnered with the Royal Court docket Theatre to hunt the following era of TV and theater scribes.
The three-year partnership “acknowledges the interconnectedness of UK TV and theater,” stated Sister, and has been “fashioned to find, nurture and fee thrilling new and rising voices.”
A sequence of writers’ workshops to generate new performs will happen, developed and produced on the Royal Court docket with the assist of Sister, the prolific transatlantic drama producer that has additionally made That is Going to Harm, Landscapers and Giri/Haji.
The primary play to emerge is Baghdaddy by Jasmine Naziha Jones, which is able to launch right this moment, a number of weeks earlier than the second play – Ava Wong Davies’ Graceland.
“We’re extremely lucky within the UK tv and movie trade to have the ability to flip to theatre as a wealthy supply of good writing expertise,” stated Featherstone. “This partnership with the Royal Court docket is born out of shared inventive values and the need to make a real dedication to assist one of the best new writing theatre expertise there’s.”
The transfer will not be Sister’s first foray outdoors the TV sector, having taken a 40% stake in iconic London theater and stay music venue Koko late final yr.