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Theatre503, a 60-seat pub fringe venue in Battersea, south London, have announced their season for autumn 2014, taking us up to the start of 2015. Productions include:
2 to 27 September 2014
Theatre503 and Polly Ingham Productions present Freak, a new play by Anna Jordan, transferring to Theatre503 after a 2014 debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Synopsis: "Georgie is 30 with dirty secrets. She drinks in her bedroom and hides from the sun. Leah is 15 with teenage dreams. She practices her cum face and Veets. A lot. All-meat, all-sex, all vulnerable, all- powerful. There’s a first time for everything... Isn’t there?"
3 to 20 September 2014 (late eve)
UrgentTheatre and Theatre503 present Starlore for Beginners and Other Plays, by Samantha Ellis, directed by Jim Russell. This is a series of short plays: Can a former lover upend your new relationship from beyond the grave? What do you do if you're accused of witchcraft? And how do you cope when your own brain turns against you? The play explores these, together with other questions.
30 September to 25 October 2014
Benet Catty Productions and Theatre503 present the world premiere of Blind Eye, a debut play by Susannah Finzi, directed by Benet Catty. Synopsis: "1982. Three people on the brink; a lawyer with a high profile case, an old man with a mission, a peace negotiator with a secret. Their lives are about to change. None as they intend. A story of international law and personal morality, and how past bad acts infect present day relationships."
28 October to 1 November 2014
Theatre503 and CAL Arts present Red Like Embers: Contemporary Voices From Brazil, a festival of plays, talks and performance from Latin America. Synopsis: "Erupting from a diverse cultural heritage, these vibrant and often violent stories, a blend of religion, sexuality and politics will showcase the work of a many playwrights, both new and established, that have never been seen outside of their homeland."
4 to 29 November 2014
Theatre503 and Kuleshov present Cans, by Stuart Slade, directed by Dan Pick. Synopsis: "Jen’s Dad is dead. To make matters worse, Uncle Len has made it his mission to help her get over it. Hiding from a very hostile world in a very shitty garage, Len and Jen down cider, drown mice, talk crap, mend cats, share painful secrets, tell appalling jokes, and try to work out whether either of them has any kind of future whatsoever."
2 December 2014 to 10 January 2015
Sleeping Trees and Theatre503 present Cinderella and the Beanstalk, directed by Tom Attenborough. Synposis: "Follow Cinderella on a perilous adventure as the scheming Rumple Stiltskin blackmails the would-be princess into retrieving the coveted golden eggs from the top of the beanstalk. Cinderella must complete her quest in order to recover her glass slipper, but with Prince Charming, the Fairy Godmother and Jack's pregnant cow all doing their best to get in the way, these delicious, oversized eggs may not be so easily sought out ..."