Not going to lie. This devised piece – which was 60 minutes straight through – was not what I was expecting. It can be quite difficult to critique such a short play, but I spent more time laughing at Americat than being emotionally moved as I had anticipated. (This was quite a relief!)
“Fantastic”, “excellent”, “wicked” – all words that have been used by audiences who have seen Sunrise for the Blind at the Tristan Bates Theatre and have leaped onto social media to share their thoughts about the production. Take a look at the buzz building around the show, then book your tickets for the final few days of the play’s London run.
Less than a week to go until Valentine’s Day! How will you be marking the occasion? We recommend you spend the evening with Scott Kettner and Amy Elliott, who share their true-life transatlantic love story in Americat: A Love Story… Really?. Take a peek at what they and their co-stars have been up to in rehearsals – and then get booking!
It’s a twelve-hour flight from California to London. How can you make a relationship work when time, distance and cultural differences separate you? American Scott Kettner has flown back to the UK to premiere Americat: A Love Story… Really?, based on his real-life relationship with Londoner Amy Elliot. He explains all in interview. Time to get booking!
Lee Lomas comes from the growing breed of performers who is not content to wait for auditions to come around. He’s taken it on himself to step up and create the work he wants to star in and see more of. His latest production, Sunrise for the Blind, comes to Tristan Bates Theatre later this month. Read what he has to say about the show and working class representation on stage in our interview
Described by audiences as “unapologetically honest” and “Shane Meadows-esque” Lee Lomas’ new play, Sunrise for the Blind returns to London at the Tristan Bates Theatre this month. The working-class drama, staged by 1956 Entertainment, plays a limited season from 11-16 February 2019, so get your tickets fast!
Have you ever faced the challenges of a long-distance love affair? Transatlantic partners Scott Kettner and Amy Elliott know exactly what it’s like. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, they share their story in new play Americat: A Love Story… Really?, coming to Tristan Bates Theatre. Time to get booking!