As part of Hope Not Hate’s Weekend of Action next month, the new Change of Art festival aims to bring people together through the performing arts.
If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry. That’s Laura Curnick’s mantra anyway. Stand-up comic, her career is taking off, until she melts down on stage, confronted by the fact that she can’t have kids. Caroline Byrne’s Blocked charts Curnick’s journey through three separate stand-up gigs, from mocking mothers, pregnancy and children to lamenting that she can’t experience any of them herself.
Casus originate from Brisbane Australia, a contemporary circus renowned for creating delicately human circus. Following on from the international sensation of their premier work Knee Deep, Driftwood will continue to challenge our thoughts on power, gender specific strength and beauty of human performance.
We are swiftly approaching theatre festival season – Brighton Fringe kicked off on 5 May and it won’t be long before the biggest theatre festival in the world, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, rolls around once more. At the Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, the second of the year’s three festivals, And That’s Another Story, has kicked off.
Running from the 5th to the 21st May, the 2017 Wandsworth Arts Fringe will take over South West London for two weeks to showcase a wide variety of shows. For this year’s festival, all of the shows featured over the two weeks will tackle themes of inclusivity, identity, the environment and disability.