Twilightofthefreakingods is Stan’s Cafe’s celebration of five wonderful years @ A E Harris. It’s a large scale theatrical experiment taking place this Thursday and Saturday (Saturday event sold out), with a cast comprising of companies who have performed @ A E Harris over the last five years. There will be no rehearsals, and the … [Read more…]
Capital Theatre Festival have announced the first two productions for their 2013 programme of events: The Disappearance of Sadie Jones UGLY DUCK! From Capital Theatre Festival: We are very excited to be supporting these plays from two West Midlands-based writers. Keep your eyes peeled for further news in the next couple of weeks The festival … [Read more…]
On the 19th and 20th July there will be free outdoor theatre performances of ‘After The Event‘ in Northfield’s Price’s Square. “Seven people, Seven stories. One ending. Shame, Fear, Innocence, Justice, Hope, Denial and Loss. Seven peas in a pod. Not their real names, but for the purpose of this story, are so.” Follow this group … [Read more…]
BE Festival 2013, 2nd-6th July. Starting tomorrow: a week long theatre/dance/circus/live art festival at AE Harris Factory in the Jewellery Quarter. BE FESTIVAL is Birmingham’s international theatre festival, bringing together the most daring and unforgettable new performances from across Europe. Audiences are offered the opportunity to see four 30 minute-long shows each night and to eat … [Read more…]
Birmingham’s Rep Theatre are looking to help cultivate and collaborate with the next generation of theatre makers in the local area as part of their new Artist Development Programme, REP Foundry. They want to hear from Writers, Directors, Theatre Makers and Companies to work on a number of projects that will start in early 2013, with … [Read more…]
“The 48 Hour Musical project is this crazy thing where a bunch of writers, composers, performers, directors, designers and musicians all get together and give themselves just 48 solid hours to write, produce and perform a brand new musical. There’s no pre-planning of the show at all, other than to make sure there’s the pressure … [Read more…]
There is an evening of theatrical happenings next Saturday at a disused Coffin Works near Summer Row. It’s being put on by Tin Box Theatre, who are also the folks behind the Three Week Window festival which we’ve covered a handful of times. I really like the flyer.
This looks to be an extremely exciting opportunity for theatre producers in the city centre as Sheffield’s Point Blank Theatre takes up residency in the now empty (used as the Christmas pop-up shop last year) unit on New Street. Here is a description for the unit that will be called Make.Shift: Point Blank Theatre has … [Read more…]