Prodigious all-female troupe Get Over It Productions kick off the season, returning to The Bread & Roses Theatre, following their last sold out success; this time conjuring up some rough magic with their gothic version of Shakespeare's The Tempest (29th Sep – 3rd Oct), which also had a previous sell-out run at the Camden Fringe. Next South London Productions present their debut production with Neil LaBute’sFat Pig (6th – 10th Oct) and at the end of October NoHatStand launch themselves onto the fringe theatre scene with new play The Accidental Artist by Darrel Draper (27th – 31st Oct). Meanwhile Universally Speaking (13th – 17th Oct) and Scraping God from the Roof of My Mouth (18th – 20th Oct) will showcase some thought-provoking new short plays.
On November 1st & 2nd The Bread & Roses Theatre will celebrate its First Year Anniversary with a new instalment of their new writing night, The Platform - which has attracted over 500 submissions from writers this time - followed by a reception. November will continue with the premiere of White Feathers by Suzy Gill (Tue-Sun, 3rd – 14th Nov), a provocative new piece, running over Remembrance Sunday, which forces us to re-examine our ideas about the nature of patriotism, the price of love and the borders of friendship. Later in November Claudia Jefferies presents her latest one woman show Syd (15th – 17th Nov) and at the end of the month The Peasant’s Club presentsYou and Me and the Devil Makes Three by Chesper Harland & Charlie Wolf (24th – 28th Nov), a re-developed play tackling the housing crisis, mental health, and domestic violence in contemporary London.
December features a two week run of The Sun Shining On Her Hands by Cassiah Joski-Jethi (Tue-Sat, 1st – 12th Dec), presented byTrip The Light Theatre. Inspired by Georg Büchner 's 'Woyzeck' and using real-life accounts of gender discrimination, this explosive, visual and intimate production explores the struggle to be recognised as an individual in our modern world.
Goblin Baby Theatre Co., run by the theatre’s Artistic Director Tessa Hart, also return this season with The Princess Monologues (19th – 22nd Nov), exploring what it even means to be a ‘Princess’ in the 21st Century, as well as new family theatre show (S̶)Elfish Christmas(18th – 22nd Dec) also written by Hart. Furthermore, the theatre continues to host a variety of improvisational theatre shows, short play nights and rehearsed readings.
Complete Confirmed Line-up for Autumn Season 2015 at The Bread & Roses Theatre:
• 29th Sep to 3rd Oct – The Tempest
• 4th Oct, 9th Nov, 6th Dec – Outsiders – Part I, II & III
• 6th to 10th Oct – Fat Pig
• 11th & 12th Oct – Parting Shots
• 13th to 17th Oct – Universally Speaking
• 18th to 20th Oct – Scraping God from the Roof of my Mouth
• 22nd & 23rd Oct – The Murderettes
• 25th & 26th Oct – A Trilogy of Horrors
• 27th to 31st Oct – The Accidental Artist
• 1st & 2nd Nov – The Platform & First Year Anniversary of the Theatre!
• 3rd to 14th Nov (Tue-Sun) – White Feathers
• 15th to 17th Nov – Syd
• 19th to 22nd Nov – The Princess Monologues
• 24th to 28th Nov - You & Me & the Devil Makes Three
• 1st to 12th Dec (Tue-Sat) - The Sun Shining On Her Hands
• 7th Dec – Being John Barrowman (Reading)
• 18th to 22nd Dec - (S̶)Elfish Christmas (Family Show)
For details on all listings and more head to www.breadandrosestheatre.co.uk