A Night of Small Things for #HeForShe call for short plays

Small Things Theatre presents a very special Night Of Small Things in aid of UN Women’s #HeForShe campaign. Full of fun, frivolity and fearless talent, showcasing some of the best poets, playwrights, performers, musicians and comedians, A Night Of Small Things is London’s finest variety night. And this time it’s using the arts to put a spotlight on gender equality and female empowerment bring established artists and emerging artists together on the same bill.

And you can be involved

Send us a script of no more than 15 minutes in length responding in any way you see fit to the UN’s #HeForShe Campaign for gender equality. You can be at any point in your writing career. This is open to anyone and everyone! We champion new writers but also help those that are jobbing just like us.
Download our application form here:
Once ready to submit upload the completed application form and your script to dropbox via this link:
We will chose ONE FEMALE WRITER and ONE MALE WRITER to keep the gender balance equal. We will of course also consider those that identify as NON-BINARY or define themselves in any other way.


and the selected scripts will be performed along with new work from:

Olivier and Tony Award Winning Playwright

Simon Stephens


Tamsin Oglesby

writer of Future Conditional (The Old Vic) and Really Old Like Forty Five (National Theatre)

If you don’t find the inspiration to write something then please still come join us for a series of stand ups, intimate musical sets, pint sized sections of poetry and short gems of theatrical brilliance all providing their unique insight into how we shift culture, raise awareness and create real change for girls and women all over the world. Proceeds from the night will go to UN Women’s countless projects worldwide.