On 21 October, Geese Theatre Company ask “…but does it work?”: Researching Theatre with Offenders. Geese Theatre Company invites you to “…but does it work?”, a unique event to gain insight into one of the leading arts organisations working within the Criminal Justice System and to hear from leading academics who have conducted independent research … [Read more…]
‘An evening of barely organised theatrical chaos!’ The next PILOT Light takes place on 14 October at 7.30pm, The Victoria, and is on the hunt for untested, unpolised and unfinished ideas from theatre artists. This is great chance to meet and share your thoughts with like-minded people, where mistakes are welcomed so long as you … [Read more…]
Picked this up at Artsfest. I can’t find much about it online, but it looks interesting. 20 – 22 September at The Victoria, Green Gorilla Presents – Polite Assassins – A play celebrating an almost forgotten heroine air-brushed out of history, Mary Seacole. Starting at 7:30pm, tickets are £7/ £5 concessions.
Here’s something new, Tin Bath Theatre Company are developing a revolutionary new way to caption theatre as part of a Theatre Sandbox award. They’ll be performing a scene from their new comedy ‘You’re So Happy I Want to Die’ at mac, using a new application for pervasive media. Our captions are a mix of subtitles … [Read more…]
Following critical acclaim from Edinburgh Festival, 2010 Scotsman Fringe First Award Winner ‘My Romantic History’ is honeymooning at the The Rep from 1 to 11 September. If you haven’t met someone by the time you graduate, you’re going to marry some idiot from your work. It’s that simple. Do you know how they get animals … [Read more…]
On Saturday night I took a couple of (out of town) friends to AE Harris for the Birmingham European Theatre Festival. We turned up a bit late so only managed to catch the last piece – one which would’ve been a fantastic spoof on art student theatre if it wasn’t for the fact they were … [Read more…]
The line-up for the first Birmingham European Theatre Festival (Wed 30 June to Sat 3 July) is now up. I don’t know enough about theatre (European or otherwise) to tell you whether it’s good or not, but really that seems like reason enough to get a ticket. Anyway, I’ve been assured that it is a … [Read more…]
Speakeasy is be a get-together for West Mids theatre folk hosted by The Drum and in association with The Rep. It’s on Monday 7 June. Alison Gagen from ACE West Mids and Tyrone Huggins who the chairs the Sustained Theatre West Midlands Hub (which I’d not come across before) will be there. The general format … [Read more…]