Happy Idiot has now launched a Kickstarter campaign to help raise funds for the company’s upcoming tour of Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover. I had a chat with artistic director Lawrence Russell about how the company came about.
Small Things Theatre Company launches a season of female-focused new work at this year’s VAULT Festival, with two new plays and two star-studded fundraising events in aid of the UN Women’s #HeForShe campaign for gender equality. Check out our season overview below – and watch out for more coverage of each – and then get booking via the links below!
Next week, Pegasus Opera Company presents the UK premiere of a double bill of two new one-act operas showcasing women in lead roles, Ruth and The Dark Lady of the Sonnets. Their American composer Philip Hagemann has flown in specially to conduct the production running for four performances only at the Actors Church (St Paul’s) in Covent Garden. He took a break from preparations to tell us more. Read our interview – and then get booking!
Premiering this week, Cordelia O’Neill’s new play Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough is part of Small Things Theatre Company’s season of female-focused new work at this year’s VAULT Festival. It asks important questions about the pressures of being happy. Check out our new video interviews with the cast, writer and director.