Told as a series of memories and flashbacks and featuring live performances of some of Dolly Parton’s greatest hits, The Poetry We Make explores love, loss and what gender actually counts for.
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Emerging theatre company Flugelman Productions presents the première of The Poetry We Make at Brighton Fringe festival.
Another festival complete, Stomping Ground at The Albany having given opportunity to nine emerging directors as part of the StoneCrabs Theatre Young Directors Training Programme.
Also published on A Younger Theatre
In arguably the most challenging production seen at the festival so far, Boxman is a one-man show. 45 minutes focussed around Ringo (Reice Weathers), a homeless man fled from his war-stricken country to live on the streets, a favourable and more affluent alternative to forced militia. His home has no walls, but similarly provides safety and protection from the uncertainty of the outside world. He regresses to a child-like state, talking to a shadow and a torch that act as his inner conscious, his spirit guide to process the events that have unfolded. But this is a show is which a lot of storytelling happens, yet lacks enough accompanying changes in production to emphasise each point.
See my news article for full details of Stomping Ground Festival
On 15 – 17 March, nine emerging directors will be given the opportunity to showcase their work at the Stomping Ground Festival, a programme organised by StoneCrabs Theatre Company. The Albany, Deptford will play host to classic works by Mamet and Fo, as well as contemporary productions by Atiha Sen Gupta and the 2017 Brighton Festival curator, Kate Tempest. Continue reading “Interview: Stomping Ground – The Training Ground for Emerging Directors”