An important hour of theatre that moves, amuses & informs in equal measure – exquisitely written and brilliantly performed.
Section 2 is an important and timely piece of theatre, raising awareness of the far-reaching impact of mental illness, and sectioning in particular. More than that though, it’s a play about friendship and human relationships.
In a week’s time, Paper Creatures Theatre will take to the stage as part of The Bunker’s latest venture: Breaking Out with Peter Imms’ Section 2.
It’s now just under a month to go until the Breaking Out season begins at The Bunker Theatre, so I took the opportunity to chat to Alex Da Silva (Kay) and Esmé Patey-Ford (Rachel) who will be appearing in Paper Creatures’ Section 2.
“You worry (especially with fringe theatre): are you going to put bums on seats? Is it going to be able to portray the message you want? Will the audience get much out of it?”
This year variety has been the thing (though I’ve still managed to stack up certain repeat attendances), so that means I’ve seen a serious amount of performers – some even two or three times!
My thoughts, live-tweets and ticket links from recent plays I’ve seen: Around the World in 80 Days, The Wasp, Flood (now closed) and Sari: The Whole Five Yards.
What have two twenty-something actors learned from starting their own theatre company? What advice would they give to others considering it
Tom Hartwell’s new play FLOOD premieres this summer at London’s Tristan Bates Theatre. The premiere production, directed by Georgie Staight for Paper Creatures Theatre during Camden Fringe, runs for one week only from 31 July to 5 August 2017. Watch the very cool, and very stormy, show trailer below.