The Ticket To Write Festival is a showcase of original plays based on The Beatles. The plays are selected and produced by experienced industry professionals, to be showcased in the form of a competition, guaranteeing a £150 prize for the winning play.
At Ticket To Write we are dedicated to not only to staging new writing to the highest possible standard but also offering opportunities to the local performing arts communities.
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We are pleased to announce that Rio Matchett has agreed to be the Artistic Director for the Ticket to Write Festival 2015.
Rio has worked as a freelance director, dramaturg and producer for the past four years, alongside running the University of Liverpool’s theatre programme for two years. In this time she has directed, produced and toured
over thirty shows, ranging from Shakespeare to new writing to dance.
She is also a co-founding member of the Liverpool Players, who produce and tour early modern English and Renaissance drama around the North West. Her recent credits include an adaptation of Albert Camus’ L’Etranger for the Young Everyman and Playhouse, In Wonderland for the Everyword Festival at the Everyman, Workhouse Ward for the Liverpool Irish Festival and The Canterbury Tales for the Liverpool Players.
Rio teaches and facilitates drama workshops for Liverpool’s Network Theatre, has worked extensively with Municipal Theatre London on their Edinburgh Fringe Festival productions and is a member of the Young Vic’s Genesis Director Network. Rio’s interests within directing include adaptation, dramaturgy, puppetry and the early modern period.