Saturday 9 – Sunday 24 March 2013
A two week celebration of theatre will highlight the best of West Midlands’ creativity this March. Theatre Fever includes over 30 shows in Birmingham, the Black Country, Solihull and Coventry, including eight special commissions from some of the region’s most exciting talent.
The West Midlands has a thriving theatre scene, with many playwrights, producers and actors choosing to forge their careers in the region. Nationally, as many people watch live theatre as attend English Premiership and Football League matches combined. Theatre Fever will draw attention to this key part of the region’s economic and cultural life with a busy programme of shows by both established and emerging theatre companies.
Shows include 1984, Footloose and Lady Chatterley’s Lover as well as 8 new works specially commissioned for Theatre Fever.
Theatre Fever has been organised by Holding Space, a consortium of arts organisations who help theatre to flourish in the West Midlands. Holding Space are Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Black Country Touring, mac birmingham, Stan’s Cafe and Warwick Arts Centre.