Tuesday, 7 October 2014

West Yorkshire Playhouse weekend of new work, workshops and performances 9-11 October

The West Yorkshire Playhouse has a weekend of new work, workshops and performances this weekend.  I thought my followers would be interested in the details:

Box Office: 0113 213 7700


An Explosive Weekend of New Work, Workshops and Performances. 
West Yorkshire Playhouse presents
9 – 11 October
Furnace pass £7
Individual tickets £3 
Through Furnace the Playhouse supports the next generation of theatre artists. Whether you’re a local theatre maker looking for inspiration or simply interested in the creative process, over one weekend you can see an explosion of new work and fresh ideas and be part of a creative exchange. 
The Weather Machine
David Shearing & Company
Thursday 9 October
6pm, 6.45pm, 7.30pm & 8.15pm
The Weather Machine combines video, sound, text and participation to reveal a theatrical spectacle. This work in progress is a collaboration with composer James Bulley and Bradford based writer Kamal Kaan.
The News
Manic Chord Theatre
Friday 10 October
Manic Chord are a Leeds based company who create physical and lyrical performance. At Furnace they will present a sharing of The News, their brand new production which draws attention to the complex question… what is the news? Who really makes it? And for what means?
Summer Sublets Showcase
Saturday 11 October
Each summer, the Playhouse puts an open call out to local artists who are looking for rehearsal space and support to develop new projects. See some of the work that has been created here as part of the Summer Sublets scheme. Featuring Ben Mills, Catherine Hawthorn, Jamal Gerald and The Skeleton Project. 
Participate in workshops with leading theatre companies Theatre Ad Infinitum and RashDash. You can also join our Creative Speed Dating to meet new local collaborators.
Also, book now for shows from three of the most innovative and entertaining companies in the UK.
Oh I Can't Be Bothered 
Thursday 9 October 
Tickets £12 
They stand with their noses pressed together in an empty room. They roll and tumble, they dance and collide, they shout and paint. If they don't decide now, life will decide for them. Playhouse Associate Company RashDash return with their distinct style of physical and musical performance.
Ballad of the Burning Star 
Theatre Ad Infinitum
Friday 10 October
Tickets £12 
Multi award-winning Theatre Ad Infinitum present an explosive tale. Armed with music, killer heels and a lethal troop of divas, an enraged Israeli executes a story of victimhood, persecution, aggression and love. With shrapnel-sharp voices and moves as smooth as an oiled tank chain, this cabaret troop invite you on a journey into the core of a conflicted Jewish state. 
Inheritance Blues 
Dugout Theatre
Saturday 11 October 
Tickets £12
Dugout Theatre present this award winning, fringe favourite. A comedy about familial debt, heavy drinking, sibling rivalry and a blues cover band. Join this exciting company for a night of laugh-out-loud comedy and exhilarating live music.
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