Theatre Local, the project run by the Royal Court Theatre with the aim to take plays to alternative spaces, will be returning to the Bussey Building in Peckham this summer, with two plays and a series of free workshops.
They will be kicking off Theatre Local 2012 with Belong a new play by Bola Agbaje followed by Vera Vera Vera by Hailey Squires, which had a sold-out run here at the Royal Court. We are again offering free production workshops for Schools, community groups and local youth groups around the two plays.
Belong by Bola Agbaje: 31 May- 23 June. Workshop dates for Belong are 6– 23June (Mon – Fri only).
“Supporters keh! Forget this country… Your hinglish is better than the Queen’s and they still call you…”
The award winning playwright, Bola Agbaje, returns to the stage with a satirical new play that questions our notion of home.
Vera Vera Vera by Hayley Squires: 4-28 July. Workshop dates for Vera Vera Vera are 5- 28 July.
The boy who comes back from war far away in a wooden box is glorified and called a hero. As the funeral plans are made, his siblings squabble over who he really was.
‘Real and fierce’ Observer ……. ‘Crackling… a terrific debut’ Telegraph
If this is something you might be interested in then please do contact Diana Atuona on 020 7565 5157 or Ruth Hawkins on 020 7565 5013.