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EXTRA WEEK ADDED! Now running until 9 April!
“Monday morning. I survived the weekend.”
A woman is gripped inside a vortex of multicolour-layered states of mind. Hers.
Honest, raw, and with sharply observed humour, this is an account of a woman’s struggle with her painful past, inadequate present, and her unquenched desire to find happiness whilst living with a mental illness.
Set against the backdrop of her bedroom, the vibrant, fast paced, seemingly unforgiving, and constantly evolving city of London also inhabits the space and comes to life in this piece of immersive storytelling.
This woman’s incredibly human yearning for redemption glimmers. But will she ever reach it?
Join us in this beautifully poetic and bold piece of uncompromising and urgent theatre.
★★★★★ Female Arts
★★★★★ Carn’s Theatre Passion
★★★★★ London Pub Theatres
★★★★ London Theatre1
★★★★ Everything Theatre
“A challenging, honest performance” The Stage
“Bold, brave & truthful” A Younger Theatre
“Hugely recommended” There Ought To Be Clowns
The show supports the Amy Winehouse Foundation www.amywinehousefoundation.org
About Chantelle Dusette’s previous work: “During its hour duration, The Beloved manages to fit in a lot with economical storytelling and engaging performances. An accomplished and emotionally satisfying play.” Everything Theatre review of The Beloved at The Drayton Arms Theatre, April 2014.
Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets.
The performance lasts 1 hour without interval. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.
LATECOMERS MAY NOT BE ADMITTED. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.
Over 18s only.
‘We were dancing.
I told a joke, you laughed.
Frank Sinatra was playing’
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Snapshot is a challenging and incisive examination of sexuality, fidelity, and our screwed up relationships in this modern world.
Hero is dead. At her coffin, her fiance Claudio is wracked with grief and guilt.
When Hero’s sharp-tongued cousin Beatrice and notorious playboy Benedick arrive, Claudio seeks to atone for former wrongs – he will bring this prickly pair together. But is there a darkness at the heart of the Merry War…?