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Tron Theatre announces inspired, innovative and exciting Spring – Summer season
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Tron Theatre announces inspired, innovative and exciting Spring – Summer season

Tron Theatre continues to deliver some of the most inspirational, innovative and exciting theatre being staged in Scotland at the moment. We are delighted to launch our Spring – Summer 2024 season, once again showcasing more thought-provoking new work, including two Scottish premieres presented by Tron Theatre Company, alongside a powerful visiting company programme that brings the best touring productions to our stages. Two of Scottish theatre’s most exciting directors will work with us on in-house productions this season whilst we recruit for a new Artistic Director following the departure of Andy Arnold in November 2023. Tron Associate Director Joanna Bowman will stage the first of our Scottish premieres - Caryl Churchill’s ‘revolutionary’ Escaped Alone (Thu 22nd February – Sat 9th ...
Nae Expectations – Tron Theatre
Scotland

Nae Expectations – Tron Theatre

As the title suggests, this is a version of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations, relocated North of the English border. Young Pip (Gavin Jon Wright) is now a young Scottish lad encountering Scottish versions of Magwitch (Gerry Mulgrew), Miss Havisham (Karen Dunbar) and, unexpectedly, judgemental cows, on a journey from the Scottish countryside to Glasgow. It's a journey of great, and sometimes nae, expectations as he meets and helps an escaped convict and a twisted lady & young girl in a decrepit house, three people who will have far-reaching, and often sinister, consequences in his ongoing journey for personal betterment. Director Andy Arnold, for whom this is the 40th and final directing turn at the Tron called this story "a wonderful mix of dry and caustic wit combined with...
La Performance – Tron Theatre
London

La Performance – Tron Theatre

In La Performance, we peek behind the pretence of theatre and language.  Instead of words, the performers use non-verbal techniques to tell the story, drawing on the Commedia dell’Arte tradition. On the stage of the intimate Changing House space, we see a dressing room in a theatre.  The composer (Ross Whyte) enters and takes the outer layers of wood off his piano so that its inner workings are laid bare.  What about the inner workings and inside the people on stage?  Will we see those too? Him (Ramesh Rayappen) enters and begins his warm up with frantic, anxious energy.  He warms up his hands and arms, acknowledging the language of gestures that is used. Her (Emmanuelle Laborit) joins him.  She is chic and disdainful in a little black dress.  T...
Hotline – Tron Theatre
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Hotline – Tron Theatre

If you could dial a phone number to connect with a stranger across the world, what would you expect to hear? Undoubtedly an interesting conversation would ensue. Good, now imagine that world being the moon. Perhaps some boring static or some alien speak – but definitely something that tells you a little more about the blue marble you call home. HOTLINE is a new interactive audio play on the phone devised by Produced Moon, Meghan Tyler and Nima Séne, produced in association with Platform, Glasgow and supported by the Scottish Government’s Performing Arts Venue Relief Fund. Audiences dial a phone number to experience a lunar labyrinth of cosmic confessions, transgalactic tales and some workplaces woes at the world’s premier space organization. The show uses the structure of a choose your...
HOTLINE, a new play by telephone
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HOTLINE, a new play by telephone

Call HOTLINE, an interactive performance and quest to find peace and tranquillity on earth. Commissioned by Tron Theatre and devised by Produced Moon, Meghan Tyler and Nima Séne, HOTLINE is a new play inspired by the legendary conversation from the White House to the moon between Richard Nixon, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong. HOTLINE is accessed by individuals dialling in from their phones, and like a game, lets them choose how the story continues. HOTLINE will be a playful and fun, post-dramatic adaptation of the first phone call to the moon with a mission to bring ‘peace and tranquillity to the earth’. Using the intimacy of a phone call, HOTLINE is a new kind of theatre for a world in the midst of a pandemic where isolation is imposed, and theatres are closed. Tron Theatre audi...