Free Matthew Spangler seminar if you book to see The Kite Runner at the Playhouse

Just to let you know about a writing seminar coming up at Oxford Playhouse, which may be of interest.

The acclaimed adaptation of best-selling novel The Kite Runner comes to Oxford Playhouse from Monday 15th to Saturday 20 September. Anyone who books a ticket for any performance of the play is entitled to a FREE place at a writing seminar with the show’s award-winning adapter, Matthew Spangler.

The writing seminar takes place on Saturday 20th September (11am to 1pm), in the Hospitality Room at Oxford Playhouse, and places can be booked by calling the Ticket Office on 01865 305 305.

The seminar will cover:
· Adaptation techniques – how to tell the story of a 400+ page book in two hours on stage
· Gaining permission/ Rights
· There will also be a Q&A opportunity with Matthew

Matthew is the adapter of a number of successful productions including The Kite Runner, and he also teaches creative writing in San Francisco

The Playhouse is offereing a discount for teh show:

Many thanks for getting back to me about this and for your interest.

Great to hear you have a writing group who you think would like to attend, we’d love to have you along. I’ve been told that Matthew is keen for people attending the seminar to see the show as well, because he’ll be talking about it in depth in the seminar. But I’m very happy to offer your group a significant discount on the show if that would help? Tickets are usually up to £26.50 for The Kite Runner, but for £12 per person, I can offer your writing group members both a ticket to the show for any performance you’d like to attend, plus a space on the writing seminar. Does that sound ok to you?

Here are details of how to claim the offer if it’s of interest:
We would like to offer you £12 tickets for The Kite Runner. All you need to do is quote “KITE12” when you call the Ticket Office on 01865 305305. For more information about the production, visit Offer ends 5pm on Saturday 13 September

Please do let me know if you have any further questions or would like more details.

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