The Village Pub Theatre and Stellar Quines are collaborating to celebrate International Day of the Girl on October 11th 2017 by presenting an evening of short plays responding to the theme ‘the role of the girl’.

All plays will be accompanied by playwright home-baking and presented in the Village pub, 16 South Fort Street, Edinburgh. Tickets £3 on the door. Doors 7.30 for 8pm start.

The night will feature plays by three playwrights from the Village Pub Theatre collective and three plays drawn through open submissions and selected by Stellar Quines and VPT. The plays will be directed by Stellar Quines Artistic Director Jemima Levick and VPT Artistic Director Caitlin Skinner.

International Day of the Girl is a global campaign to raise awareness of the inequality faced by girls around the world based on their gender. Our two companies are coming together to present an evening of short new plays that respond to this theme and investigate the role girls play in our society.

The Village Pub Theatre is a playwright-centered collective creating new writing theatre events in informal spaces featuring some of Scotland’s most exciting, new playwriting talent. Since its formation in 2012, Village Pub Theatre (VPT) has held more than 70 events, worked with over 80 playwrights and presented over 300 short plays. VPT create evenings of short, new plays, presented fast, raw and script in hand in our Leith home, The Village and beyond.