Dramatist Claudio Macor, renowned for his dramas centred around little-known historical records, returns to the White Bear Theatre with his latest play. Different From the Others tells the story behind the first pro-gay film ever made – and it premieres 100 years after the film itself. Time to get booking!
Hands up if you’ve seen MacBeth. Now keep your hands up if it was a musical version. Now keep them up if it was a musical performed by (what I assume for legal reasons aren’t actually) muppets.
More an avant-garde exercise on a theme than anything particularly ground-breaking, certainly, but enjoyable performances and affecting writing help to bring everything together into a consistently interesting, reflective evening of theatre.
“We all of us write our own history to some extent.” So says writer/director/actor Clive Moffatt. In his case, he’s has done this very literally; Nostalgia, the revue he brings to the White Bear Theatre next week, is based on his own life story. Discover more in the interview below, then book your tickets.
What’s going on in the rehearsal room for Nostalgia, a new revue coming to the White Bear Theatre later this month? There’s only one way to find out – take a look at our gallery… then book your tickets!
Paintbrushes, canvas, frames; you’d expect that from a drama set in the world of Renaissance art. But leather jackets and hoodies? Check out these production shots from new drama Reformation, then book your tickets for the last performances!
“The encounter between the powerful and the powerless, and being faced with having to do all sorts of things in order to survive – this is universal.” Playwright James Martin Charlton tells us about his new historical play telling a recognisably modern story, Reformation. Read the interview then book your tickets!
Blending fact and fantasy, Nostalgia, the latest creation from Nomadic Theatre, tells a compelling and entertaining story at the White Bear Theatre later this month. Book your tickets now!
James Martin Charlton is an award-winning playwright whose previous work includes the critically acclaimed Fat Souls, I Really Must Be Getting Off and Coward. This week sees the premiere of his new play, Reformation.
Take a look at the creative process of a play about artist Lucas Cranach and events that interrupt the painter’s own process with rehearsal images from James Martin Charlton’s new play Reformation. Book your tickets now!
“One look in her eyes tells us how she has been wronged” – The trailer for James Martin Charlton’s new play Reformation gives a flesh-creeping taste of how model Eva is manipulated and misused. Take a look then book your tickets.
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.