Playwright CV

Skills Playwright, Theatre Critic, Writer

 

Associations “The Traverse Fifty” – 12 Month Attachment to the Traverse Theatre, EdinburghPlaywrights’ Studio Scotland

Scottish Society of Playwrights

Dramaturgs’ Network

Press “I loved Deborah Klayman’s Boundary, which brought images of cities divided by war home to the urban boundary between Edinburgh and Leith.”Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman (on The Boundary, Traverse Fifty ‘Plays for Edinburgh’ Showcase)

 

Plays/Screenplays 2014 – The Boundary (Full-length version)

  • Submitted for Theatre 503 Playwright Award, Theatre 503, London, April 2014

2013 – Civil v2 (10 min)

  • Selected for the Face to Face Festival of Solo Theatre, Lost Theatre, London, July 2014

2013 – Losing Light (15 min, with Ali Kemp)

  • Commissioned for the 17% ‘She Writes’ Showcase, Canal Café, London, Sept 2013
  • Performed at the Rochester Literature Festival, Rochester, Oct 2013

2013 – Civil (5 min, audio play)

  • Selected for ‘Write Here’ (Headset Plays), Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Oct 2013

2013 – Lock Up Your Sons (15 min)

  • Selected for ‘Write Here’ (Hidden Plays), Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Oct 2013
  • Selected for the Face to Face Festival of Solo Theatre, Lost Theatre, London, 2014

2013 – Para (15 min)

  • Rehearsed reading at ‘The London Fifty’ at The Invisible Dot, Camden, June 2013

2013 – Cause for Alarm (20 min)

  • Submitted for ‘Twenty Minute Plays”, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, June 2013

2013 – Smash & Grab (15 min)

  • Submitted for ‘Scratch the Fifty’, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Mar 2013
  • Selected for the Face to Face Festival of Solo Theatre, Lost Theatre, 2014

2012 – The Boundary (5 min)

  • Selected for the Traverse Fifty ‘Plays for Edinburgh’ Showcase, Dec 2012
  • Rehearsed reading at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Jan 2013 & Aug 2013

2012 – Cascade of Baubles (10 min, with Ali Kemp)

  • Submitted and selected for the 17% ‘She Writes’ Showcase, Oct 2012
  • Rehearsed reading at ‘She Writes’ Showcase, Whitstable, Dec 2012

2012 – Madjesty (10 min, with Ali Kemp)

  • Submitted to Sky or the Bird’s ‘London: Majesty & Madness’ Showcase, Oct 2012

2012 – My Bloody Laundrette (10 min, with Ali Kemp)

  • Submitted and selected for the 17% ‘She Writes’ Showcase, Aug 2012
  • Rehearsed reading at ‘She Writes’ Showcase, Whitstable, Sept 2012

2012 – For Better or Worse (10 min, screenplay)

  • Filmed on location in London, Feb 2012

2011 – eXclusion (75 mins, with Ali Kemp)

  • Performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Aug 2011
  • Performed at the Waterloo East Theatre, London, Nov 2011
  • Performed at the South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, Dec 2011

2005 – Eve & Lilith (60 mins, with Jessica Martenson)

  • Performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Aug 2005

1994 – Janetarium (15 mins)

  • Selected for the Traverse Theatre Class Act Showcase, April 1994
  • Performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, June 1994
  • Published in Theatre Scotland Magazine, June 1994

 

Theatre Reviews Theatre Reviews in Edinburgh & London

  • The Public Reviews: 2009-Present
  • Remotegoat: 2006-Present
  • Three Weeks: 2006-2009
Articles 2012 – Posted on www.deborahklayman.wordpress.com

  • Stalking – How Far is Too Far?
  • The Recoil Factor
  • Let My People Vote 2012
  • Save our NHS
  • Reviewers on the Rocks – Is Theatre Reviewing a Thankless Task?
  • Same-sex Marriage: The Last Taboo?
  • 4 Goes Mad
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