Category: Experimental

Preview: Bost-Uni Plues by Ugly Bucket

LONDON – Playing as part of the Blue Elephant Theatre’s Elephantology Festival for new companies and graduates, Ugly Bucket theatre is presenting their new play Bost-Uni Plues!  Everyone says that university is the best three years of your life. The only problem is – what’s the comedown going to be like once you graduate? Based on the

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Preview: ear for eye by the Royal Court Theatre

LONDON – “Marchin’ days is over man.” ear for eye presents the newest work from Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning writer and director debbie tucker green, now considered one of theatre’s most original and internationally acclaimed voices. green has previously worked on plays for the Royal Court, including a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun), hang, truth & reconciliation, and random. In this

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Review: Close Company by RAW Moves

RAW Moves embarks on a mission to find the connection between bodies. There’s a scene early on in Close Company where the audience hears the sound of a moving train, reminding audiences of the crowded MRTs we sit on everyday. Company dancers Matthew Goh and Stephanie Rae Yoong are encased in a cloth bag, each attempting

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Preview: Southernmost – One Table Two Chairs Project 2018 presented by Emergency Stairs

Building on from the success of their inaugural Southernmost Project launched in 2017, Emergency Stairs returns with the 2018 edition of the experimental theatre festival this November. Taking its name from traditional Chinese opera’s convention of ‘southern’ stages and the one table two chairs performance format, the Southernmost Project was conceptualised as an “arts festival

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Preview: So Bad by Wild Surmise (Clapham Fringe 2018)

LONDON – Brand new theatre company Wild Surmise makes their theatrical debut this week as part of Clapham Fringe 2018! Formed in September 2017, the company aims to produce and promote new writing and new talent, and will be presenting the premiere of Duncan Turner’s screwball comedy-thriller So Bad. Says writer/producer Duncan Turner, who also writes

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Preview: Close Company by RAW Moves

RAW Moves returns this October with yet another genre busting experimental dance performance. Collaborating with Australian, Adelaide-based artist Alison Currie, the premiere of Close Company will continue their 2018 theme of Competition, as the work examines the notion of co-dependency by dancers in and around the audience. Comprising of three parts, each act succeeds the last by being

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Preview: Like Lions by Pregnant Fish Theatre (Clapham Fringe 2018)

LONDON – As part of the Clapham Fringe 2018, Pregnant Fish Theatre premieres Like Lions, a brand new play about the everyday struggles of UK millennials this October. Over the last year, Pregnant Fish Theatre conducted a series of workshops with 25 – 34 year-olds around the UK, giving participants opportunities to discuss their hopes, fears and thoughts about their own futures.

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Preview: Clapham Fringe 2018

LONDON – Returning for its fourth edition, the Clapham Fringe returns to The Bread & Roses Theatre from 27th September to 14th October 2018. With 23 different productions and 48 performances over the three weeks, audiences can expect a range of genres and mediums from theatre to comedy, storytelling and cabaret. As the Fringe continues to

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Review: Stupid Cupid by Patch and Punnet

A space-time continuum busting series of parodies that makes for a successful second outing for this youth theatre group.  Staged in a small, intimate living room space above brand new bookstore-cum-cafe The Moon, Stupid Cupid is a quirky play that feels perfectly designed for a millennial audience. The second production from Patch and Punnet, Stupid Cupid imagines a hapless

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Preview: Stupid Cupid by Patch and Punnet

After an intriguing debut work at the end of 2017, youth theatre company Patch and Punnet return to the scene with an all new, original work this August. Titled Stupid Cupid, the story follows the eponymous god Cupid, as he attempts to reclaim his honour after centuries of failing to matchmake true love. As his mother Venus

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