Some news from Sutton Coldfield! It’s been a while but this is a good one. Phil Hurst emailed to say: I am currently running an event at the Station Pub in Sutton Coldfield trying to promote and encourage new writing within Birmingham and the surrounding area. The event stages its second night on the 24th … [Read more…]
Untied Artists. They’ll be at the First Bite Festival on Thursday 12 November showing an extract of ‘Al Bowlly’s Croon Manifesto’. (Hat tip Nick Booth)
This post will mostly be taken up by the flyer, so here’s the essentials: First Bite Festival. 12 November. AE Harris. Tickets on the door. £5 (£4 concessions). Taking part – The Other Way Works. Friction Theatre. Others (Update – see comment for full line-up. Thanks Katie!). Two of the pieces will be selected for … [Read more…]
A couple of things with a national scope, born out of Birmingham have been launched recently. First up, Theatricalia is the work of the ever-impressive Matthew Somerville. It’s ‘a database of past and future theatre productions’ which makes it no less than IMDB for theatre. Already it contains archives of plays and performers from the … [Read more…]
There seems to be a lot of theatre to talk about at the moment. Must be the time of year or something. This looks like being a bit more than theatre though – “a performance that invites the audience to literally eat the story”. Kindle Theatre’s ‘Eat Your Heart Out’ will be at the AE … [Read more…]
Having mentioned The Mixing Bowl Theatre the other day, here’s the poster for a show happening there on 28 November: Community Vibe provide “arts work and projects that can have a positive impact on social change and promoting diversity”.
The theatre space in the Custard Factory has been re-named The Mixing Bowl Theatre and a company-in-residence, RoguePlay Theatre, has been installed to look after it. Here are details about hire of the space.
These are new, so there’s not much info about at the moment. So far all I can find is a Brainstorm Theatre Group Facebook group and a Twitter account. Sounds interesting though – from the Facebook group: A new and exciting theatre group for people wanting to explore infinite possibilities of performance physically and vocally … [Read more…]