Monthly Archives: July 2013

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITY @ STRATFORD EAST THEATRE ROYAL

Theatre Royal Stratford East is calling for members of the public to take part in a bold and exciting international project that will see thirty new, one person shows performed in thirty homes across London. The project, which will be taking place in the UK for the first time, has been developed with Brazilian partner Festival Internacional de Cenas em Casa. Those hosting the work in their homes will see their own stories incorporated into the performance and will be able to invite their own audience. The performances will be performed simultaneously on Saturday 26 October and recorded live before being broadcast on Saturday 9 November, enabling audiences from around the world to see the work and be part of the conversation online. Applications from London residents wishing to take part in the project are being accepted until Friday 23 August at 6pm.

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Economy of Thought @ Yard Theatre Review

As crowds protest and placards are flaunted, four ruthless and determined ‘suits’ blissfully watch on as anti capitalist protesters surround their offices. Incensed by the occasion, a split second decision threatens to burst the corporate bubble in which they live, as a protester is left critically injured…

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GUTTED @ STRATFORD THEATRE ROYAL REVIEW

Following the chaotic lives of the Prospect Brothers, Gutted explores the various paths and choices in which they take in the pursuit to succeed and be loved…

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SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS @ LANDOR THEATRE

The best selling Sophie Kinsella novel turned musical follows the lives of two couples whose paths manage to cross whilst on vacation in sunny Spain, but not all is what it seems as an old romance is rekindled…

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GLASGOW GIRLS @ STRATFORD THEATRE ROYAL

Based on the true story of seven teenage girls, Glasgow Girls follows their on-going pursuit for justice, as they find themselves at the forefront of an on-going fight for the rights of the children of Asylum seekers…

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JACK & THE BEANSTALK @ STRATFORD THEATRE ROYAL

It’s that time of the year again whereby heroes are cheered and villains are booed upon, whereby slapstick is a way of life and pantomime dames rule the roost. The well-known tale of a young boy who trades the family’s treasured pet cow for several ‘magical’ beans is given a new lease of life in Paul Sirett’s adaptation for the Theatre Royal Stage…

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DANGEROUS LADY @ THEATRE ROYAL STRATFORD EAST

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Martina Cole’s Dangerous Lady, the international bestseller is adapted for the Theatre Royal stage…

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A PROGRESS @ THE YARD THEATRE

‘A Progress’, the retelling of Bunyan’s classic ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ chronicles the various twists and turns of a 17th Century jailbird’s dream. The piece dares to tackle the many questions us humans continually ask ourselves such as what is the meaning of life?

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WHEN CHAPLIN MET GANDHI

What happens when two of the most iconic figures of the 20th century meet? When Chaplin metGandhi chronicles Gandhi’s visit to the East End in 1931 where he spent a total of twelve weeks meeting with the local residents, including the youngsters of Kingsley Hall. Compelled by Gandhi’s ethos, Chaplin arranged for the two to meet. Initially dismissed by Gandhi’s entourage, the two were brought together in one of the most fascinating and unlikeliest of meetings in human history…

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SEVEN AGAINST THEBES @ THEATRO TECHNIS

In celebration of the Olympic Games taking place in London, Theatro Technis played host to The Great Dionysian Festival, a marathon of five plays chronicling the extraordinary life of Oedipus…

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