“We started the company because we agreed that theatre isn’t telling women’s stories the way women deserve,” says Flat 4 Theatre.
Waitress is a delicate show with powerful moments, laughs and tears that I have no doubt everyone will love.
With practice seeking to empower individuals to tell their own stories, Nathaniel Hall is a proudly northern writer, director and producer of inspiring, bold, provocative and socially-minded work, and has been doing so for the last ten years.
With a name taken from Shakespeare’s classic play Hamlet: “There is a willow grows aslant the brook”, Aslant Theatre Company is interested in producing both new works and imaginative interpretations of classical repertoire.
As part of a new series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out seven of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (20-27 May 2019). Amidst her choices is the return of The Lehman Trilogy, impressing Jonathan Baz with its ‘sheer technical theatrical genius”, while Aleks Sierz asks whether wearing headphones during a performance of Anna at the National Theatre is all a gimmick or vital to the impact of the play.
Liminal Theatre Productions (Liminal for short) is first and foremost a theatre for social change. All three of their members passionately believe that ‘theatre can change the world’ and this is what they continue to work towards. These women aren’t messing around.
Just Club is a theatre company which produces part stand-up, part gig and part theatre, and they use the fusion of these mediums to tell stories that appeal to wider audiences, rather than stereotyping theatre-going audiences.
Steven Todd has written multiple plays in his lifetime, and paired up with wife Melissa, the two formed theatre company Hags Ahoy in March 2018.
Quirkspace is a company that was formed in 2018 and has always been about creating bold and exciting theatre. With a range of artists and quirky/unconventional venues, the company has produced theatre in spaces that aren’t really known about and aren’t put to artistic use.
Pepita Productions is a theatre company that aims to create thought-provoking performances that also entertain. The company was formed by Julia Knight and the name for the company is inspired by her very own king Charles Spaniel dog called Pepita.