New autumn/winter season announced at Theatre503

Lisa Spirling has announced her first season as the theatre's artistic director

Fringe venue Theatre503 has announced its new autumn season which will feature two world and one UK premieres. 

The season will open with Philip Correia's Sid and Viv, the debut production by theatre company NorthSEE. The piece is a coming of age drama and will be directed by Jonny Kelly. It runs at the theatre from 30th August to 23rd September. 

In Event of Moone Disaster will run at the theatre from 4th to 28th October. Andrew Thompson's play is about a woman who meets a astronaut while watching the moon landing in 1969, and her granddaughter, who is gearing up to be the first person to walk on Mars in 2055. It will be directed by the theatre's artistic director Lisa Spirling. 

The season continues with The Dark Room, Abgela Betzien's psychological thriller. The piece won the Best New Australian Work at the Sydney Theatre Awards, and will be directed by Audrey Sheffield when it runs from 8th November to 2 December. 

At Christmas, three-piece The Sleeping Trees will return with their show Scrooge and the Seven Drawves. The comedy will performed the piece at the theatre last year, and it will return this Christmas from 6th December to 6th January. 

The season also includes a number of one-off events and short runs, such as Unbroken Festival, a live music and visual arts festival which will run at the end of October, and The Knitting Pattern,  a play performed by the students at Chelsea School of Art on 19th and 20th November. 

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