At a time when our headlines are full of news about Brunei’s gay death penalty laws and religious parents protesting LGBTQ inclusion in classrooms, let alone growing Brexit and Trump-era intolerance to asylum seekers and immigrants, Cry Havoc is scarily relevant and all-too-real.
Written by Tom Coash and directed by Pamela Schermann, Cry Havoc looks at a relationship between a British man and someone from Egypt.
Inspired by playwright Tom Coash’s time living and teaching in Egypt, Cry Havoc explores the idea of the Western “saviour” through the ill-fated love story of Mohammed (James El-Sharawy) and Nicholas (Marc Antolin).
Tom Coash’s play is inspired by his time living in Egypt and learning of how a gay man had been arrested and tortured by police.
The inaugural Opera in the City Festival runs from 1 to 12 August 2017 at the Bridewell Theatre. Artistic director Pamela Schermann talks about the aims behind London’s new summer opera festival and what audiences can expect at over the fortnight. What can you tell us about Opera in the City Festival and your mission to find new ways of presenting …
This summer, the Bridewell Theatre in the heart of the City of London will become the home of new and innovative operas, musical dramas and multi-art productions. Here are full details – including show trailers – for the new Opera in the City Festival.
We talk about broken hearts at the end of relationships oh so easily, but what if it was actually true, what if a break-up manifested physically on the person left behind? That’s one of the key questions that David Lane’s Threads poses in its exploration of the aftermath of a decoupling.
David Lane’s new two-hander THREADS has opened for a limited season until 29 April 2017 at London’s Hope Theatre. Production photos are now released.