Cora Bissett’s What Girls Are Made Of is an engaging story, framed – in truth or hope, as one of naivety, overreach and reinvention. But it’s also a tale told from a single perspective;
I had just enough time to wipe away my tears – I was sobbing – at the end of The View Upstairs before jumping up after the curtain call to announce this post-show Q&A at Soho Theatre.
Ask people below a certain age what palliative care is and there might not be recognition for the term. But as one gets older, and family and friends succumb to the effects of time, there is greater awareness of end-of-life care – an appreciation of its importance.
“Another corker”, “beautiful, warm and moving” – audiences have taken to social media to share their love of Crowded Room’s new play about facing up to death, The Colours. See what’s being said, then book your tickets!
Harriet Madeley’s The Colours is a verbatim play based on interviews with people with life-limiting illnesses and those working in palliative care.
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Discover what critics have made of the the European premiere of new musical The View Upstairs now playing at the Soho Theatre…
The View Upstairs at the Soho Theatre was reminded me just how transformative theatre can be.
Jonathan O’Boyle has directed a moving production of The View Upstairs which feels like an homage to those fighting for gay rights in the past, those fighting now and those who are yet to realise they need to fight.
Max Vernon’s musical The View UpStairs making its European debut at the Soho Theatre and running for just five weeks, commemorates the 1973 arson attack on a gay bar in New Orleans which was the most significant event of its kind until 2016’s Florida shootings.
“There is nobody this is not relevant to.” It’s a bold claim, but when your new play concerns looking death in the face, it’s hard to argue with. Take a look at the cast and creators of The Colours talking about their new production, and explaining why they use headphones during the show, then book your tickets!
Following critical acclaimed for their previous play The Listening Room, theatre company Crowded Room stages the world premiere of new verbatim play preparing for the end of life, The Colours, at Soho Theatre. Book your tickets now.
DryWrite, Soho Theatre and Annapurna Theatre have announced that there are three brand new ways to see the critically-acclaimed, multi-award-winning Fleabag in the West End this summer, written by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Saturday 3 August 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to Soho Theatre for the European premiere of Max Vernon’s acclaimed Off-Broadway musical The View Upstairs. Got any questions?
I was mesmerised by this time-hopping, Dublin-set urban poem – originally commissioned for a spoken word festival – which, over the course of ninety minutes, captures one day and a multitude of moments and feelings in the lives of three generations of an Irish family.
Citysong at the Soho Theatre is a beautifully written, poetic journey through time and space in Dublin.
Citysong contemplates the timeless cycle of life by following three generations of a family on one important day.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, next Saturday 22 June 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock is at Soho Theatre for the premiere of Citysong, transferred direct from Dublin’s Abbey Theatre. Got any questions?
Does My Bomb Look Big In This? points out that in a world where sensationalist headlines are brandished as political weapons, it is easy to forget that behind them, there are real people who are just as often victims of powerful, discriminatory systems as they are perpetrators of other systems’ ideologies.
Subtle Drag Becomes Her is not. But, if you are familiar with the source material and stars, there is no chance you’ll have a bad time.