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Image:BITES: Remix
Fri 25 Apr
Upswing and the Albany present

BITES: Remix

BITES:Remix is a cabaret night of unusual artistic collaborations, with circus at its heart. Forget everything you think you know about circus; BITES:Remix offers new perspectives by placing outstanding acts alongside artists from the worlds of music, dance, theatre and spoken word and comedy.

Image:The Chairs
Tue 29 Apr - Fri 2 May
Extant presents

The Chairs

Written by Eugene Ionesco, translated by Martin Crimp. An old couple aged ninety-four and ninety-five live for years in isolation in a house surrounded by miles of water. Repetitious enactments of their past experiences are now interrupted by the need to welcome an ever-growing crowd of invisible visitors...

Image:Touch Tour - The Chairs
Tue 29 Apr - Fri 2 May
Extant presents

Touch Tour - The Chairs

Extant is offering touch tours and programme notes for visually impaired audience members. A touch tour involves a guided opportunity to handle / feel key props, costumes or set, with detailed description around how they feature in the play.

Image:Rubbish
Sat 24 May - Sun 25 May
Theatre-Rites present

Rubbish

Imagine a world that celebrates its rubbish. A world, where at the touch of a puppeteer's hand, the contents of a bin bag transforms before your eyes...

Image:Sizwe Banzi is Dead
Tue 27 May - Sat 31 May

Sizwe Banzi is Dead

Genesis Future Directors Award winner Matthew Xia directs this momentous, Tony-nominated play which exposes the struggle for freedom and identity in apartheid-era South Africa, unravelling the brutal absurdities of everyday life under oppression.

Image:Matilda and Me
Thu 29 May - Fri 30 May
Ria Hartley presents

Matilda and Me

A conversation between two women, fifty years apart; this colourful performance weaves together storytelling, dubpoetry, live art and reggae music.

 

Image:I Wish I Was Lonely
Wed 4 Jun
Hannah Jane Walker and Chris Thorpe present

I Wish I Was Lonely

I Wish I was Lonely is a participatory show about contactability. A show in which the audience commit to leaving their phones on. A show investigating what it means to participate in communication, or not. There will be poems, there will be stories and there will be conversation.

 

Image:Take Flight to the West End
Sun 20 Jul
Take Flight Theatre School presents

Take Flight to the West End

Local Take Flight Theatre School unites with some of London's greatest West End performers!