By Richard Marsh,Katie Bonna
This achingly humorous, romantic disaster fuses poetry and prose to invite if a one-night stand final a lifetime.
A very human story of fine intentions and undesirable timing. Winner of 2012 Fringe First (for innovation and extraordinary new writing on the Edinburgh pageant Fringe), soiled nice Love Story is a story of the opportunity of love in a one-night stand.
This moment variation used to be released to coincide with the 2017 revival of the play and includes a few alterations to the unique script.
By Stephanie Hodgson-Wright
By Ann Henning Jocelyn
Doonreagan explores the doomed courting among Ted and Assia in the course of their short yet excessive spell in Connemara: an final try of conjugality and relatives lifestyles, at which neither of them had excelled thus far.
Based on years of non-public study and event, Doonreagan opens up new angles in this tragic triangle drama and the secret of Sylvia Plath's death.
By Alice Bartlett
Saturday afternoon. on the town together with your mates.
Doing a few procuring. or even staring at the match.
When the bomb is going off.
Then there’s Horror. worry. Anger. Blame.
And maybe you’re pondering: ‘Not in my name’.
Not in My Name makes use of verbatim interviews to realistically painting the aftermath, neighborhood effect and private results of a fictional terror assault from the point of view of over thirty younger characters. appropriate for functionality via kids or adults, it is a daring and tough play that permits audiences to brazenly, thoroughly and productively speak about present matters round terrorism and violent extremism.
The play incorporates a sequence of complete academics’ Notes designed to assist university employees and different adults operating with adolescents in bearing on its content material to issues round combating Violent Extremism (PVE) inside of and past the citizenship curriculum.
By Elaine Aston
By Zodwa Nyoni
between the inhale and the 1st word.
The room is silent.
The phrases start to get up within you;
Metaphors and similes contort like query marks.
Your mouth unhinges,
Five younger poets from Leeds are chosen to compete on the world's such a lot prestigious foreign poetry slam pageant in manhattan City.
Fuelled via love, satisfaction and passionate protest, their phrases mild fires to teach the realm who they're and what they are often. however the decision to be topped overseas Slam Champions threatens to weigh down every little thing. because the pageant attracts nearer, the poets are compelled to find not only their voices, yet what they have to locate the braveness to say.
Ode to Leeds is a humorous and relocating coming-of-age tale; a party of Leeds and language; and an ode to the artwork that modified Nyoni's personal lifestyles. It blends spoken observe poetry, center and soul to supply a poignant and uplifting portrait of the town of Leeds.
The play bought its global most appropriate on the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, on 10 June 2017.
By Oliver Emanuel
It’s in simple terms my opinion yet I’ve been in it because the beginning.’
The 306: Dawn is a brand new piece of track theatre from the nationwide Theatre of Scotland as a part of 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the 1st global War
centenary. in line with genuine occasions, it charts the adventure of 3 of the British squaddies who have been finished for cowardice, desertion and mutiny in the course of international battle I (1914-18).
Joseph Byers is just too younger to enlist yet like such a lot of on the time, lies approximately his age to affix the opposite males on the entrance. notwithstanding, his desires of being a soldier are fast destroyed by way of the brutal realities of trench warfare.
Lance-Sergeant Willie Stones used his rifle to dam the doorway to a trench in the course of fierce struggling with. Now Willie stands accused of casting away his hands in strive against – an offence punishable by means of demise. He suggestion he was once retaining his males, however the best brass intend to make an instance of him to take care of self-discipline within the ranks.
And Harry Farr is traumatised by way of the issues he has noticeable on the conflict of the Somme. He has consequently been convicted of cowardice and, as he waits to listen to his destiny, he goals of his spouse and hopes for a final minute reprieve.
With a modern rating played dwell by means of the purple notice Ensemble, the play explores the vulnerability and devastation of the battlefields and the interior struggles of the men.
By Brian McAvera,Steven Dedalus Burch,Mary Moynihan,Joe Devlin,Elizabeth Moynihan,Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy,Jimmy Murphy,Cathal Quinn,Sabina Coyne Higgins,Kevin O'Brien,Ronan O'Leary,Geraldine Cusack,Tim McDonnell,Ena May,Stephen Dedalus Burch
This publication is an perception into Ireland's basically arthouse theatre from the folks who have been there. via interviews, articles, brief memoirs and images, the e-book tracks the theatre from its inception, detailing the interval lower than its founder Deirdre O'Connell after which the interval following Joe Devlin's arrival as its new creative director. lots of Ireland's prime theatre and movie artists expert and labored at concentration, together with Gabriel Byrne, Joan Bergin, Olwen Fouéré, Brendan Coyle, Rebecca Schull, Johnny Murphy, Sean Campion, Tom Hickey, and Mary Elizabeth and Declan Burke-Kennedy. The ebook comes whole with a chronological record of productions. it really is aimed toward scholars of theatre, actors, administrators, teachers, in addition to the informal reader.
By Brian Walsh
By Simon Stephens
This textual content used to be released to coincide with Frantic Assemby's construction on the Royal alternate Theatre Manchester on 1 July 2017, as a part of the Manchester overseas Festival.