Everyone creates their own coping strategies or rules for living. But what happens when an extended family gathers in the kitchen for a traditional Christmas and they each follow those rules, rigidly?
Explore the tragic, funny and often unbelievable life of fiction’s most famous Jew in this acclaimed theatre production that has toured over 50 countries.
18th February 4pm Stage OneFree entrance (30 minutes performance followed by a Q&A) £FREE Feathers is a project that explores ways of making dance and movement more accessible and inclusive to the Blind and Visually Impaired (B/VI) community. It has been devised by choreographer Sandrine Monin, in collaboration with and performed by a group of…
Why do we lie? To be liked, to be seen as impressive, for the thrill of it all?
‘Everyone lived like we did! Well maybe not everyone, everyone. But… I wasn’t any worse than anyone else.’
by Andie Curno Enter into the dreamscape world of Marlowe as they navigate the riptides of identity, friendship, young love and sexual awakening. In this coming-of-age play, the lives of three young people are intertwined in a powerful LGBTQIA+ story, celebrating their experiences. Yet, Marlowe’s memories resurface like waves, carrying in their depths the swallowed…
In 1965 Marshall McLuhan said ‘There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew’. In this festival of design-led performances, students from the MA Performance Design programme present original performances that explore the interconnections and interdependencies between people and environments in the context of climate crisis. Full Programme TBC Mon 06 – Fri…
It’s May 1997. Tony Blair has won the election and Katrina and the Waves have won Eurovision. Channel 5 is a month old. No one knows who Harry Potter is. Britain is the coolest place in the world.
Evelyn and Joe were the top spies in the Communist regime, but a betrayal by their lover lands them in the pits of nothing, running pointless surveillance out of a newsagents. But when their ex-lover returns decades later – now, their new boss – they have a chance to return to glory. And they will do anything to make their dreams come true.
In rooms like this room people lie. Not little lies, the kinds of lies that kill people, or worse…
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Step into a forest full of wonder and watch the magic unfold in a ‘genie’-us re-imagining of 1001 Arabian Nights. Immerse yourself in stories of sellers, tales of traders and mysteries of merchants. With princes, paupers and puppets, and terrifyingly low prices.
“Happy Birthday Sweetheart… Your father was murdered. He was stabbed in the back and his feet were lopped off and thrown into a drainage ditch…”
It’s the early hours of the morning and Danny’s the last straggler at Laura’s party. The flat’s in a mess. And so are they. One more drink?
stage@leedsYoungCompany: National Theatre Connections 2023 Audition Date: Sat 03 December 2.00pm stage@leedsyoungcompany are looking for members to be part of the 2023 National Theatre Connections festival. We are looking for enthusiastic, collaborative individuals to join us. We will be rehearsing and performing the brilliant, funny and moving ‘Strangers Like Me’ a new play by multi…
Forget the malevolent ambition to seize the throne of Scotland. Think smaller, much smaller… This is the darkly comic story of one man’s ruthless ambition to usurp his unappreciative boss and take over the business but does he have the ingenuity to succeed?
Masters student, Lola, finds herself at a dead end. Her fiancé, Henry, acts like she doesn’t exist, while her part-time job barely helps to pay the bills. Helped along by her vivacious friend, Jovie, Lola attempts to find a new lease of life, all whilst Henry mysteriously becomes sleepier and sleepier.
A turbulent night of theatre and cabaret, in search of identity. Drawing on songs and texts from German and English authors, Wiebke speaks about being pulled between two cultures, curious encounters with alien traditions, and the deep longing for her childhood paradise
Betty is rich; Betty is lonely; Betty’s busy working on her truck; Betty wants to talk about love, but Betty needs to hit something. In Collective Rage, the lives of five very different women named Betty collide at the intersection of anger, sex, and ‘thea-tah’.
A dark comedy about hitmen. The task is simple: kill the target, but things are rarely that straightforward.
WHO YA GONNA CALL? (in event of emergency) by Steve Scott-Bottoms Wednesday 09 November 5.00pm – 6.30pm Alec clegg Studio £FREE This event is part of COP27 activities at Leeds Find out more about what’s going on at the link A new one-person performance by Steve Scott-Bottoms, which attempts to kick-start a conversation about how…