Monday, September 26

Tag: Fringe Futures Festival

Ripples – A Play (A Work-in-Progress)
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Ripples – A Play (A Work-in-Progress)

It was lovely to be back at The Vaults to take a look at ‘Ripples’, which is a work-in-progress play.  The show is presented at the Fringe Futures Festival, an innovative collaboration between the Pleasance & VAULT Creative Arts, providing an opportunity for early and mid-career artists to try out work at various stages of development in front of a live audience.  How many times have you watched something going on around you, and then when asked a question about what just happened, you cannot give a detailed answer?  Our mind plays tricks on us and fills in the detail that we cannot remember, so we think we know what happened, but that may not be entirely the case.  Inspired by her own experience of this when she was young, Xi Chen (Director), was convinced that...
Musicals, drag, stand-up and a brand new Fringe Futures Festival: Pleasance reopens this May!
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Musicals, drag, stand-up and a brand new Fringe Futures Festival: Pleasance reopens this May!

Pleasance Islington will reopen its doors on Monday 17th May with a busy programme of comedy, theatre, drag and musicals. To help set theatre up to thrive once again Pleasance will also partner with VAULT Creative Arts to present Fringe Futures Festival. Taking place across May and June, this brand-new festival will present live work-in-progress shows from leading independent performance makers. Fringe Futures Festival will provide an opportunity for early and mid-career artists to try out work at various stages of development in front of a live audience. This innovative collaboration is intended to showcase the future of the fringe. With performances on both sides of the river, the festival will take place in the newly configured, socially distanced Pleasance Downstairs at Pleasance, ...