Reformation runs at The White Bear Theatre, 138 Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4DJ from 25 June to 14 July 2019 with performances Mondays to Saturday at 7.30pm, matinees Sundays at 4pm. Tickets are priced £15. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!
Garry is a play that deserves to be staged again, and to be considered part of the canon of gay plays. Its homophobia and self-repression are a hard watch and could certainly be triggering for some, but it’s a searing look at the consequences of oppression and discrimination.
Here are a few reads from Emma Clarendon’s Love London Love Culture that proved particularly popular in March.
“A play I won’t forget.” Can you ask for more as an audience member than a play that has such an impact that the memory sticks with you. This is the effect The Project is having on reviewers. We’ve collected some of the best together – see what they say, then book your tickets!
Impactful and unsettling – The Project at the White Bear Theatre shows the power of manipulation under Nazi control.
New drama The Project takes audiences inside World War II transit camp Westerbork, which held many of Europe’s most lauded cabaret artists of the time… and encouraged them to perform on a weekly basis. As it takes to the London stage , we take you inside rehearsals to see what the cast have been up to.
During World War II, the inmates of Westerbork transit camp were permitted to stage a weekly cabaret performance… just hours after 1,000 of their friends and neighbours had left on a train destined for Auschwitz. Playwright Ian Buckley tells us about the camp that housed many of Europe’s finest performers of the time and how it inspired his latest play, The Project.
Dark, stern uniforms, bright haired TV hosts and ominous aprons – they’re all perfectly placed in the dystopia of The Empire Has Fallen, as you can see from these newly released production shots.
Blue Devil Theatre’s Brighton Fringe hit Franz Kafka – Apparatus is now in the final week of its London premiere season at the White Bear Theatre. Capital critics have fallen for this brutal one-act drama as well. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review highlights below. Get booking before its too late! Must end 26 January 2019.
Come the revolution, there will be lots of boxes and tiny toy soldier… certainly if rehearsals for new dystopian comedy The Empire Has Fallen is anything to go by. Check out these candid behind the scenes snaps, then book your tickets for this hilarious new play!
Inspired by true events, Ian Buckley’s latest play, The Project, tells the story of an unusual World War Two transit camp where tragedy and cutting-edge entertainment meet. It receives its world premiere at the White Bear Theatre later this spring, running from 5 to 23 March 2019.
How does a YouTube video inspire a stage production about a broken world and how important is graphic design to the continuation of humanity? David Fenne tells us all about his debut play The Empire Has Fallen.
Writer and director Ross Dinwiddy had a vision of how Franz Kafka’s 1904 short story In the Penal Colony could work onstage, with a female officer in charge. After success at Brighton Fringe, the Blue Devil Theatre production transfers to London’s White Bear Theatre in January. Read our interview with Dinwiddy below – and then get booking!
With the real world feeling like it is constantly on the brink, the White Bear Theatre kicks off the new year with a show set in a world entirely in chaos. Umbra Theatre’s dark comedy The Empire Has Fallen, which runs at the Kennington venue from 22 to 26 January 2019, is set in a dystopia that needs rebuilding.
riginally written as a monologue by Amelia Marshall Lovsey, Walk of Shame has been expanded into a hard-hitting two-hander with the addition of an alternative point of view, written by Stephanie Silver.
Yikes! We’re getting the shudders just watching the trailer for Franz Kafka – Apparatus, which transfers to London’s White Bear Theatre next month after a hit run at Brighton Fringe. Meet the characters of this execution drama in our video series below – and then get booking!
Glass Half Full Theatre’s new play Walk of Shame has taken its own journey to being staged as a week-long production at the White Bear Theatre this winter. Co-writer and star Stephanie Silver tells us more about the drama that may be perfect for Christmas party season.
For one, it’s a night of glory – for the other, a walk of shame… Glass Half Full Theatre returns with a topical new production next month, as they bring Walk of Shame by Stephanie Silver and Emelia Marshall Lovsey to the White Bear Theatre for a limited run.
A tale of one evening told from two different viewpoints, Walk of Shame is the latest production from Glass Half Full Theatre. At the start of Christmas party season, it brings the story of Alice and Liam to the White Bear Theatre.
An Honourable Man, the debut play from Westminster insider Michael McManus, is undoubtedly “a political play with a difference”, declares Terry Eastham in his four-star praise for the premiere production at the White Bear Theatre. What have other critics – including Mates Libby Purves (Theatre Cat), Anne Cox (Stage Review) and Emma Clarendon (Love London Love Culture) – been saying? We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review highlights below. Time to get booking!