All posts tagged: theatre

Alice in Wonderland at Brockwell Park

Sixteenfeet Productions return to some of Lambeth’s loveliest green spaces with their unique brand of outdoor theatre. Plunge down the rabbit hole and enter a fantastical world inhabited by some of the most iconic characters in children’s fiction. Especially commissioned for the Company this is promenade theatre so the audience will be encouraged to explore the beautiful setting in order to watch the story unfold, ably led by a talented cast of actor-musicians. Adapted By Bradley Cole from Lewis Carroll’s Tales. Original music composed by Guy Holden. Directed by John Ward. “As spellbinding for adults as it is for kids………Precisely the sort of promenade theatre that can really bring our parks and open spaces to life.” – South London Press Performances: Walled Garden, Brockwell Park: Saturday 22nd – 31st July. Weekday performances: 11:30 & 14:30 (no performance Monday 24th). Weekend performances: 14:30 & 17:30. Streatham Rookery Gardens: Thursday 10th – Monday 14th August. Weekday performances: 11:30 & 14:30. Weekend performances: 14:30 & 17:30. Tickets:  Adults  (£12.50), children (£8.50). Age Guide 5+. Performance duration 60 minutes. Book online www.sixteenfeet.co.uk or call the box office 020 7856 0380 Facebook: …

Hit comedy show ‘Kieran Hodgson: Lance’ comes to MCT Theatre at Alleyn’s

In 2003, Lance Armstrong won his 5th Tour de France title, and a young boy in West Yorkshire believed in him. Now a character comedian, the boy – played by Kieran Hodgson – sets out on tour with a heartfelt and hilarious story of growing up, betrayal by professional athletes, and redemption. ‘Lance’ was nominated for Best Show at the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2015, was The Guardian’s Number One Comedy Show of 2015, and also had a sell-out five-week run in London’s West End. ‘Lance’ will be on at the MCT at Alleyn’s on Thursday 16th June at 8pm. Tickets £10 (£8 concession) available from www.mctalleyns.org.uk or by calling the box office on 020 8557 1541. Kieran starred in BBC2’s We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story this Christmas, and featured in BBC2’s Count Arthur Strong and the movie Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa. ‘An absolute gem of a comedy show – about teenage cycling, sullied dreams and migrating from the north. Every line of his script is wired for laughter’ ★★★★★ The Guardian – Number One Comedy Show of …

Starmakers Stars Take to the Stage at Alleyn’s

Little dancers from across the South East London and West Kent area are taking to the stage to showcase their first fantastic babyballet Starmakers show.  The performance will take place on 8 June 2014 at the Michael Croft Theatre, Alleyn’s School, Dulwich. The award-winning baby ballet Song and Dance Academy is a wonderfully exciting educational movement to music programme for pre-school boys and girls from 6 months. Designed to encourage babies and young children to enjoy the benefits and joys of song and dance, baby ballet has built up a fantastic reputation for providing children with the opportunity to express themselves within a fun, safe and caring environment. The Starmakers show is an enchanting and magical tale full of excitement and mystery.  Twinkle the babyballet bear, Flutteby the Fairy and Chuck the Cowboy take us on an amazing journey through various adventures, from experiencing the fun of the zoo to jumping waves at the beach. This amazing show gives children the opportunity to bring the fun and enjoyment they experience during class straight to the …

Dulwich based theatre Company takes its first steps into the West End via the East End

Located in Dulwich South East London, multi-disciplined theatre company Tiny Dog Productions are pleased to announce the details of their first mid-scale theatre production: Punching Jane at the Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton. Punching Jane is an original stage play, written by Ed and South African born Theatre Director Jessica Farley. The ninety minute play, which runs from 10th– 29th June, is set in the seedy backstreets of late 1700s London. Directed by Jessica, Punching Jane follows the fate of a group of prostitutes who are involved in after hours bare knuckle boxing. Rooted in actual events, the play explores the life and struggles of the women involved, as well as the camaraderie they share and the lighter side of street life. It is fast, furious and action packed. “We are thrilled to be showcasing Punching Jane at the Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton”, said  Ed Young. “It is certainly not lost on us that this represents the biggest venue that Tiny Dog has ever performed at and, as a company, we are very encouraged and excited …