Let's have a Pleasance Scratch!
Working with a new writer on a new adaptation or a new script is one of the joys of being a director. Brainstorming ideas, re-drafting pages, a seemilngly endless supply of post-it notes covering every item of your desk, are all part of it. But at some point you need to test your work out and ideally in a safe and nurturing environment. Lots of theatres now offer the opportunity to do just this, on a scratch night. As the name suggests it is usually an evening of short exc