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London Theatre New Cross Season announced
7 productions have been announced at The London Theatre New Cross, a fringe venue in south London.
17 to 22 April 2012
The Lecture Theatre Plays written & directed by Adam Mills. Produced by Playdead Theatre. Two plays looking at mental heath issues 'What I Did for Love' & 'Florence & Simon' .
24 to 29 April 2012
Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas, directed by Harry Denford, produced by Practical Productions. A PLAY FOR VOICE : which by using 13 actors and dancers brings the visual aspect of this famous poem to life. To begin at the beginning: It is spring, moonless night in the small town starless and bible-black, the cobblestreets silent and the hunched, courters'-and-rabbits' wood limping invisible down to the sloeblack, slow, black, crowblack, fishingboatbobbing sea.
1 to 6 May 2012
Criss Cross I Was Taking A Bath written & directed by Queen Ayacodobae. Produced by Brownroots Productions . In this One Woman Theatrical performance, Lenea Herew plays the role of a good woman gone bad, really bad, with a cause in mind. She has an agenda. A woman who loved from her heart, and devoted her life to a man whom she later learned was betraying her, having multiple sex partners. The woman decides she wants revenge and instead of going down, she goes up, all the way up to the top to get her revenge. She plays the role of a variety of professional working women and moves in on financially sound families from all walks of life. She makes her intentions known from airplane pilots to New York’s top banking officials; from the White House to Wall Street.
9 to 13 May 2012
Words & Women written & directed by M. Skyers. Produced by Skyers Productions. Nights of new modern female monologues. 'Each night there will be a mixture of drama, passion, comedy and sorrow. '
22 to 27 May 2012
Lions & Donkeys by Steven Harper, directed by Stacey Williams, produced by Alfa Century Productions. A comic story set in the trenches! September 1918 on the Western Front. Tommy and Dave receive an unexpected visit from Lieutenant Hargreaves who announces that Tommy is to be awarded a medal for his courage in combat. Why then are Tommy and Dave so keen to see the back of him? And who is the strange Icelandic character that enters the scene brandishing a sausage?
17 to 27 July 2012 (UPDATED 28 June: Dates now 8 to 11 Aug)
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, directed by Harry Denford, produced by Shakespeare In The Park. Portrays the antics of two young men passionately in love with two young women, both of whom are determined to marry a man called Ernest!
4 to 9 Sep 2012 (UPDATED 28 June: Dates now 11 to 16 Sep )
The Overcoat by Nikolai Gogal, directed by Larisa Turkina , produced by Russian Springs. A story of a man who is a nobody.