As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 18 June 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock chairs an unmissable event at the West End premiere production of The Starry Messenger, starring Broadway legend Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern. Got any questions?
Week One of this year’s Vibrant – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, features new plays set in Israel, Turkey and your local pub, care of Einat Weizman (and Palestinian political prisoners), Melis Aker and Stewart Pringle. We caught up with each of them in the first of our three-part festival interview series. Time to get booking!
Man of La Mancha is a curious beast. Often dubbed as one of the classic “lost” musicals, it was last seen in the West End in the 1960s but is currently being revived at the London Coliseum.
Performance poet Oneness Sankara’s new play Chasing Rainbows, a mother’s poetic love letter written to a daughter separated from her by space and time, will premiere at London’s Hoxton Hall this summer. Book your tickets now!
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 4 June 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock hosts a special post-show discussion on homophobia and hate crime at Philip Ridley’s Vincent River. Got any questions?
After years of writing success, including adaptations of David Walliams’ children’s novels, David Kerby-Kendall returns to acting to star in his new two-hander 20:40, coming to London’s Omnibus Theatre for 12 performances only next month. He told us more about his inspiration for the piece. Time to get booking!
The Menier Chocolate Factory and Theatr Clwyd co-production of Orpheus Descending has officially opened in London. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…
Steve Thompson is best known as an award-winning writer, most recently for television. But he’s returning to the stage this month to make his directorial debut with Sense of Place Theatre’s revival of tHe dYsFUnCKshOnalZ!, written by his Bush Theatre-contemporary Mike Packer. Thompson told us what about this post-punk play attracted him. Time to get booking!
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will chair two events at the London premiere of The Time Of Our Lies at the Park Theatre. How much do you know about Howard Zinn? You should know more!
Blueprint Medea, which gets its world premiere this month at the Finborough Theatre, is the first play in English that features a character based on the “Kurdish Angelina Jolie”. Who was the late Asia Ramazan Antar? Time to get booking!