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There’s a controversial new president in the White House, and racial tensions are on the rise. It is Pittsburgh, 1969, and the regulars of Memphis Lee’s restaurant are struggling to cope with the turbulence of a rapidly changing world. The diner is in threat of being torn down, a casualty of the city’s renovation project that is sweeping away the buildings of a community, but not its spirit.Find out more »
David and Lisa lead a blessed life with their children in rural Virginia; until their worst nightmare happens and their eldest son is killed. Utterly distraught, David enlists the help of an unconventional rabbi and, blindingly mixing religious belief with cutting edge genetic science, a new son is cloned from the old one.Find out more »
At the Electric Theate on Monday 21st October @ 8pm. GUTTED a black comedy explores the lives of three strong women who work in a fish factory in 1980’s Dublin. Told through comic monologue, raw powerful language, movement and dance, the women give us a snapshot of the characters and challenges in their lives at the time. In light of Ireland’s recent referendum on abortion, these issues remain as relevant today as they did over 30 years ago. “An exhilarating…Find out more »
The ultimate game of cat-and-mouse is played out in an English country house.Find out more »
An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siècle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long-buried secret. In A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde’s marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama created a vivid new theatrical voice.Find out more »
An eighteen year-old girl, Mary Shelley, dreams up a monster whose tragic story will capture the imaginations of generations to come.Find out more »
The astonishing true story of the man who made Hollywood's greatest divas beautiful.Find out more »
Set at a private British grammar school, this powerfully compelling play explores adolescence, anxiety and all the pressures the lead up to A-Level Mock Examinations can bring. Friendships are tested and allegiances shift as increasing tensions within a group of affluent and articulate students is brutally laid bare.
Funny and shocking, Punk Rock was a major hit for the Lyric Hammersmith in London, and has also enjoyed a sell-out season on Broadway.
Written by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time)
Presented by Mis-Shapen Chaos Theatre Company
Susie Salmon is just like any other young girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead.Find out more »
The resilience of the human spirit plays out in this drama about ideologies held hostage.Find out more »
Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward at The Electric Theatre, Guildford 27-30 Nov 7:45pm plus Sat matinee. Tickets 01483 501200 or www.electric.theatre By arrangement with Samuel French LtdFind out more »