What's On

Join cult absurdist double act The Lovely Boys along with Chortle Student Comedy Award Winner Joe Kent-Walters and Leicester Mercury Award Nominee Sam Williams for an evening of work-in-progress fringe comedy shows.
This doctoral project researches the intercultural issues raised for a Chinese artist when composing a feminist adaptation of an episode from a Qing dynasty classic (also known as one of the Four Chinese Great Classical Novels) A Dream of Red Mansions for contemporary UK audiences. 
‘Nothing is much more than a series of monologues. It is about – among other things – customer service, crap television, cupcakes, shitting, sex, buses and stalking’. 8 monologues – 9 characters. Tell your story – it’s your duty to make sure it’s heard. The show is never fully finished. Tue 15 – Thur 17th…
”My friend Serge has bought a painting. It’s a canvas about five foot by four: white. The background is white and, if you screw up your eyes, you can make out some fine white diagonal lines.”
God of Carnage is a comedy about two sets of parents who come together one afternoon because the child of one couple has hit the other.
When their wealthy father passes away, two siblings battle it out for his inheritance, whilst dangerously falling into the world of crime, assassins and the law.
A Road, a wild night, a drunken tour guide, a journey to the gutter and the stars and back. Jim Cartwright’s first play gives expression to the inhabitants of an unnamed Northern road in Eighties Britain.
Modern fairy-tale, warped romanticised stories told for generations, culminating in a future world that we created ourselves …
Bob and Fran Price have four adult children: Pip, Mark, Ben, and Rosie. Each child has their own unique struggles and secrets that they try to keep hidden from their parents, but Mother Fran has a knack for knowing what is true in each of their lives.
They have an affinity with the violence, the balance, the ritual, the grace and the power. They are indestructible. Beautiful Burnout is about the soul-sapping three-minutes when boxers become gods and gods, mere boxers. It’s about the second when the guard drops, that moment when the eyes blink and miss the incoming hammer blow. We…
Zip It is an immersive play through which the audience follows the lives of two young women and their experience of gender identity, sexual harassment and domestic violence. The narrative is framed within the setting of a reality dating gameshow and despite the dark themes, is also layered with comedic elements. 25th and 26th April…
Five friends take a trip to the Lake District to relive their booze and drug-fuelled university days and to escape from their banal and disappointing lives.

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Following on from the success of last year’s “Swipe Right” LUU Open Theatre Society bring you not one, but two shows back to back. The cast are given a concept, a piece of text and this year, the numbers 2-4-1.
The Class of 2011 are about to graduate, and Benny, Mack, Timp and Cam are due out of their flat tomorrow morning; five bedrooms, five chairs, four boys – and one hell of a party.
Manic Chord return to stage@leeds with their new work, exploring everyday sexism and the world of elite swimming through their own distinctive physical and visual style.
30 years ago the Miners’ Strike divided this nation… Three plays, each one telling a different story, of ordinary people caught up in the momentous political events of 1984 -1985.
The evolution of mankind’s relationship with food through the triptych of a daily routine: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. ‘A smorgasbord of carnal horrors. Left me unable to look at a melon the same way again’ ★★★★ Everything Theatre
Chloe, Georgia, Louise and Rimi have been reading fantasy novels… and watching fantasy films… and getting into Dungeons and Dragons. Featuring death-defying battle scenes and excellent dancing, SUPERFUNADVENTURETIMES is a new show about friendship and fantasy.
Hagit Yakira’s sophisticated and intimate work explores the varying dynamics of human relationships. She plays and shapes fiction and reality seamlessly shifting drama and humour through well-constructed structures.
“Daring, audacious, sublimely and riotously funny” The Stage Carlos Pons Guerra has choreographed an evening of seductive, provocative and alluring contemporary dance theatre that perverts the senses. Kitschy, filmic and darkly hilarious, it promises to be a gender‐bending night of luscious entertainment.
It isn’t a show about one person or one story or one, one-way ticket. It’s a season pass taking you on a number of routes, through a number of stations, following a number of people making their way… somewhere.
Ruby’s Voyage brings us a tale of love and loss, combining music, laughter and drama to explore how one person’s final voyage, can be the catalyst in a new adventure.