Coming Soon at the New Venture Theatre
Friday 17 February - Saturday 25 February
Blood Wedding by Federico Lorca
directed by Chris Dangerfield
In 1928, García Lorca read a newspaper account of a wedding that ended in tragic circumstances near Almeria, Spain. It became the inspiration for this play. Garcia Lorca, both a great lyric poet and a theatre director, fuses all of the elements of the stage - language, movement, ritual, colour, lighting, and music - into a single drama and investigates subjects which
Saturday 04 March - Sunday 05 March
Fast Forward Flashback 1950s themed party
A dazzling evening of live music, entertainment and interactive fun, 1950s style, in aid of local charity: Gladrags Community Costume Resource.
Come and experience NVT’s South Hall and Studio Theatre in a whole new way! Dress up in your best 1950s outfit and prepare to have a great night out with live music & DJ; photo booth and impromptu performance; jive lesson and limbo competition! Add a touch of glamour in the pop-up vintage beauty salon; sip on a Hawaiian cocktail at the best-value bar in town, and be sure to snap up some of the fantastic prizes on offer at our mini auction! More info at https://gladragscostumes.wordpress.com/events/
If you don’t know about Gladrags already, it’s where many of the costumes come from in NVT shows! 100% of the proceeds will go towards our unique charity, which provides subsidised costume hire to amateur and fringe arts, community groups and schools. In addition we take the magic of costumes to groups and individuals who experience disadvantage, providing creative workshops and activities for young and old alike. You can find out more at www.gladragscostumes.org.uk
Concession rate tickets available to all NVT members
Friday 17 March - Saturday 25 March
The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan
directed by Pat Boxall
Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt. The story of her tempestuous affair with a wartime fighter pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court Judge begins to emerge - with it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long repressed passion.
Terence Rattigan’s 1950’s masterpiece is an unforgettably moving portrayal of the destructive power of love and the emotional turmoil of a woman who has dared to challenge the stifling and unforgiving morality of post war British society.
Friday 21 April - Saturday 29 April
A double bill of One Act Plays
Hughie by Eugene O'Neill
directed by Dan Walker
Some Recent Productions