A lighting designer, an actress, a prop maker and a drag singer go on a pilgrimage looking for a miracle.
Even when June, the lighting designer, is diagnosed with a devastating illness, the jokes don't stop coming as a quartet of theatre friends career across France, glugging red wine, and hoping to find a miracle at Lourdes for June, a nonbeliever who thinks the only good thing ...
The year is 1869. The place is New York City. The dust is settling after the carnage and destruction of the American Civil War and, on Broadway, William H Mumler has set up his photography studio with his wife Katherine. Although he charges high prices he has many clients, especially among the rich and famous of the city. For William H Mumler is no ordinary photographer... RSS is proud to present the first European production of Arlitia Jones' thrilling and suspenseful play.
By Joe Orton
Riotous slapstick meets dubious morals in Orton's outrageous comic masterpiece
Two young friends stash the proceeds of a bank robbery in an occupied coffin, attempting to hide their spoils from the attentions of a psychopathic policeman, a serial-killer nurse and a grieving widower. In the ensuing comic carnage, Orton creates a ...
When a man thinks he can cynically take a rich woman's money and then run off with an even more lucrative potential fiancée, he'd best not tell the fiancée by mistake.
Le Chevalier, a woman disguised as the son of an aristocrat, embarks on a plan that will expose the dark heart of this male power-play.
This version by Martin Crimp was acclaimed at its 2004 ...
This is a play which appears basically superficial, with lots of humorous dialogue, strange situations, bizarre parents, but there are deeper and more serious matters at stake. It is also a love story between Georges and Isabelle which may seem predictable, but is not. Those who reside with him and his wife Christine, and who are reliant upon him are faced with having to change their lives ...
By John Godber
An A* classroom comedy from one of Britain's most popular playwrights
This frantic play within a play sees students Gail, Hobby and Salty pay homage to their idealistic drama teacher Mr Nixon in an end-of-term play.
depicts life in a modern school with all its social politics for both teachers and students alike. Far too many characters ...
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers...
A young king, with all to play for. Will it be game, set and match?
Prince Hal must take on new responsibilities. His country is deeply divided, and he must grow up and learn what it takes to be a good leader.
His enemies only want to play games and throw insults. Can he get everyone working together, and win through?
89 years. 172 different productions. I am the first female member of my family to not appear in a Thalians show for a reason other than pregnancy.
Amateur dramatics. The hidden history of many a performance artist.
From four generations of leading ladies comes one queer Londoner, sharing a story of return and reconciliation - with her hometown, cultural inheritance and secret ...
Book by Arthur LaurentsMusic by Jule StyneLyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Breaking out and breaking free. The musical story of Miss Gypsy Rose Lee
Gypsy - the multi-award winning musical based on the true story of Rose Thompson Hovick and her daughters June and Louise as they struggle to succeed in show business. Follow the flourishing of Louise, as she ...
The most popular production in Orange Tree history returns for 4 weeks only!
★★★★★ "Rollickingly good fun" The Reviews Hub
★★★★ "Paul Miller's delightful production fizzes with fun... Make hay with a glorious night of theatre." Evening Standard
The Importance of Being Earnest remains one of the most popular, and perfect, comedies in the English language. Brimming with Wilde's rapier wit and epigrams and vividly drawn characters. Telling a tale of love, lost babies and three volume novels we see the story of Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff in their pursuit in town and country of the women they love, the attempts of the redoubtable Lady Bracknell to thwart them, and the confusion of the Governess Miss Prism, and her pursuit of Canon Chasuble.
The Script Room, Optik Theatre's acclaimed showcase for new theatre writing returns to Richmond on March 19. The series, now in its third year, is a big hit with audiences with its exciting programme of original scripts performed by a terrific cast.
Showcasing original work by Russell Nichols, Tom Pauk, Tony Pipes, and Stephanie Weston.
- Tickets are £10 Buy online at www.thescriptroom.com
The Young Actors' Company enter a world of higher nature, supernature and illusion, as they invite you to join them in Shakespeare's eternal tale of truth and beauty. The premise of this ever-popular work is taken forward in a new creation, perfectly suited to our time, and engineered for your magical mystery and delight.