Saturday, November 26

Tag: Sarah Barnett

Short Form Scratch Night – Reflex Theatre
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Short Form Scratch Night – Reflex Theatre

Scratch nights give new writers, directors and performers the opportunity to explore and test works-in-progress. This is often a collaborative process, audience feedback helping the further development of the work. Reflex Theatre have taken this concept to a new level, with online short plays under the tagline "First page, last page - we do the rest". In other words, the first and last pages are scripted with the cast improvising the part in between. This unique idea works remarkably well, especially in the hands of this talented ensemble, giving an airing to new works and providing splendidly enjoyable, though occasionally scary, performances. Part of the Living Record Festival, four short stories make up this presentation, with the overarching theme of hopes and dreams resolving in u...