New Diorama Theatre new season Sep 2011 to Feb 2012
David Byrne, the new Artistic & Executive Director of New Diorama Theatre, an 80 seat venue, near Warren Street, central London, has announced its season from 6 Sep 2011 to 18 Feb 2012.
The season includes...
6 to 10 Sep 2011
Waiting For Ikea by Georgina McKevitt & Jacinta Sheerin. A story of friendship, family, community and sunbed obsessives.
13 Sep to 1 Oct 2011
Thick by Rick Bland. Travelling to his born-again, non-alcoholic gin-drinking mom’s funeral, Rudolph’s interaction with his lawn-obsessed dad, a shoe-shop assistant, a Satan-worshipping bag lady and Pope John Paul ll, unwittingly reveal the power and possibility of forgiveness.
4 to 8 Oct 2011
The man With The Luggage by Trestle Unmasked. A man strives to return home, in search of his past, hopeful of his future, and longing for those he left behind.
12 to 30 Oct 2011
Honeypot by Julia Pascal. Susanne is a 35 year old beautiful Swedish woman. When her father dies suddenly, she discovers that he was a hidden Jew. This revelation galvanises her to leave her husband and make a wild journey of self-discovery.
2 to 6 Nov 2011
The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca. Presented by the Iranian puppetry company Yas-e-Tamam Theater Group. Bernarda Alba is an isolated widow trapped in mourning with her five daughters. One by one each of Bernarda’s daughters plan to escape – each with tragic and lasting consequences.
15 to 19 Nov 2011
Queen Pokou by Dean Atta, presented by StoneCrabs. Based on the life of Ashanti Princess Abla Pokou and her legendary journey to create a new nation.
22 Nov to 10 Dec 2011
Madame Tussaud: Waxing Lyrical by Judith Paris. The story of Madame Tussaud
4 Jan to 18 Feb 2012
3 plays in repertoire by Faction Theatre Co: Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare; Miss Julie by Stringberg, in a new version by Emily Juniper; Mary Stuart by Schiller, in a new version by Daniel Millar & Mark Leipacher.