The beauty of Avalanche is not just in the poetry of its words, but also the honesty it displays on tough subjects within scene changes and forbidding musical motifs.
West End star Ria Jones and Broadway powerhouse Justin Matthew Sargent are helping launch David Weiser’s new music-themed children’s book, The Boy Who Wanted to Rock.
Goblin Theatre Company will present its Christmas musical The Ballad of Rudy via live-stream on 27 December 2020 at 3pm from The Crazy Coqs at London’s Brasserie Zedel in Piccadilly.
Bloom Theatre is back from 7 January to 7 February 2021 with a digital production of new play Avalanche, written by the company’s co-founders, Simon Fraser and Jack Albert Cook. The play deals with the aftermath of sexual assault and its effects on the mind and body.
This Christmas Mangled Yarn Theatre is presenting Every Time a Bell Rings, a festive collection of heart-warming, emotional and comical stories inspired by the diverse Bedford community. The production, a sort of prequel to It’s a Wonderful Life, runs at the The Place Theatre, Bedford from 18 to 23 December 2020.
This Christmas Studio 3 Arts will present their family theatre adaptation of The Princess and the Pea performed from 10-20 December 2020 at various times throughout the day. This fully socially distanced and Covid-19 secure play will be staged at the iconic Eastbury Manor House in Barking for groups of up to six people. The famous and much-loved fairy tale …
We step outside and start to dance is a new immersive audio experience – now available – written by award-winning North East playwright Alison Carr.
Wendi Peters is “so looking forward to being back on stage and in front of a live audience again.” As she and the cast of Andrew Corbet Burcher’s comedy Going Ape! prepare to bring Biblical hilarity to the Union Theatre the former Coronation Street star tells us about the rib-tickling show, her Eve and socially distanced rehearsals.
Small Truth Theatre’s Digital Caravan Theatre 2 will be launched on 17 October 2020, its second collection of 15-minute audio plays, all available to download for free and BSL interpreted.
After having its original run postponed due to COVID-19, Andrew Corbet Burcher’s comedy Going Ape!, brings its Garden of Eden to the Union Theatre next month with a cast led by Wendi Peters. Time to book your tickets!
Actress and writer Georgina Barley refused to feel defeated by the cancellation of her debut play Lovesick six months ago due to the Covid crisis. Instead Georgina put her mind to creating a version of the piece that could be staged post-lockdown and she can’t wait to share it with audiences at London’s White Bear Theatre from 13-17 October 2020.
It will be Patrick McPherson’s critically acclaimed Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Man that will open performances at London’s Lion & Union Theatre from 30 September to 2 October 2020.
Nicole Botha’s new play Call Me By My Name, being broadcast live from London’s Apple Cart Arts on 21 and 22 October 2020, was written during lockdown and is a direct response to the recent wave in the Black Lives Matter movement. Inspired to put pen to paper during the Black Lives Matter riots in August this year, South African …
There was disappointment for writer and actress Georgina Barley in April this year when the planned run of her debut play Lovesick at London’s White Bear Theatre was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but six months later a new ‘Covid edit’ version of the piece is back in the venue’s programme, directed by Helen Tennison and running from 13-17 October 2020.
Small Truth Theatre has launched its Digital Caravan Theatre, the company’s first collection of audio plays by an extraordinary ensemble of award-winning and acclaimed playwrights – Emma Dennis-Edwards, Abi Zakarian, Jessica Butcher – all available to download for free.
One amazing thing that has come out of Covid-19 theatre is more filmed theatre. My latest theatre experience from the comfort of my own couch was Moment of Grace by Bren Gosling, presented by Backstory Ensemble.
The first piece Moment Of Grace by Bren Gosling takes us back to the 1980s and the last time the country faced a crisis over a virus.
“Sensitive and engaging,” “beautiful,” immensely thoughtful”: Take a look at the incredible reviews for new online play Moment of Grace, then watch for yourself at The Actors Centre website until 9 August.
Three character play Moment of Grace, based around Princess Diana’s visit to a London’s hospital’s first AIDS unit in 1987, is immensely thoughtful and emotional.
Moment of Grace, a new drama inspired by the monumental action taken by Princess Diana when she visited a London AIDS ward in the 1980s, will be streamed by The Actors Centre later this month. The production premieres on 31 July and will be available to watch until 9 August.