2016-2017 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Paul Foster
Annie Oakley is a smart-talkin’ sharp shooter - and hot property in the Wild West. But when roadshow superstar Frank Butler falls for her charms he starts to feel threatened by her success. As they compete on and off the stage, have they finally met their match?Read more
2016-2016 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Daniel Evans
For Ada Harris, day-to-day life is spent cleaning houses. But when she happens upon something that takes her breath away, she sets off on a journey that will change her life...
From the cobbled streets of post-war London to the magical avenues of Paris and beyond, Ada transforms the lives of everyone she meets along the way, but can she let go of her past and finally let her own life blossom?Read more
2015-2015 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Alan Lane
Camelot: The Shining City is a contemporary retelling of Arthurian legend as a kind of English Spring. Its Arthur is Bear (Tia Bannon) - a mixed race local lass, daughter of an army general, who learns how to fight and leads a popular revolution. On the throne ten years later, though, she turns her army on her own people and, as her knights lead a counter-revolt, the country plunges into a bitter civil war.Read more
2012-2012 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Polly Findlay
16 year old Jo has been brought up by her dysfunctional mother Helen, whose main interests are drink and men. The pair argues constantly, so when her mother goes off to marry a younger man Peter, Jo remains alone in the flat. Jo quickly falls in love with a sailor and becomes pregnant. We watch the feisty teenager deal with her pregnancy with help from her new sensitive flatmate Geoff.Read more
2011-2011 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Richard Wilson
I could fly to New York and back every day for seven years and still not leave a carbon footprint as big as if I have a child. Ten thousand tonnes of CO2. That’s the weight of the Eiffel Tower. I’d be giving birth to the Eiffel Tower.
In a time of global anxiety, terrorism, erratic weather and political unrest, a young couple want a child but are running out of time. If they over think it, they'll never do it. But if they rush, it could be a disaster.
They want to have a child for the right reasons. Except, what exactly are the right reasons? And what will be the first to destruct - the planet or the relationship?
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2011-2011 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Erica Whyman
In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor Nick and his wife Honey to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.Read more
2011-2018 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Christopher Luscombe
Henry Hobson is a tyrant to his daughters and a stubborn man. When Maggie, his eldest daughter, opposes Hobson’s wishes by intending to marry Will Mossop, who works as a boot-maker bor Hobson, a battle of wills starts. Ultimately, he stands to lose his customers, his daughters and his pride, it is Hobson’s choice after all.Read more
2010-2010 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Paul Miller
Austin, a screenwriter, is staying at his mother's house while she is on vacation in Alaska. Lee, Austin's older brother, shows up unexpectedly and proceeds to bully his way into staying at the house, using Austin's car and hijacking Austin's script and his meeting with producer Saul Kimmer. The brothers have to collaborate on the script and in the process, which only leads to conflict as their images of their selves becomes inexplicably reversed.Read more
2010-2018 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Lyndsey Turner
Can you truly ever understand madness and what makes a person ‘mad’? Alice is a production that aims to explore the theme of mental health through an adaptation of a children’s book but for an adult audience. The piece uses Lewis Caroll’s absurdism and surrealism to discuss and educate about the way in which mental health problems may present themselves and whether a person who is deemed ‘crazy’ is truly understood by doctors and society. The piece contains some masked political comments but in a manner which is light hearted at times and gruelling at others.Read more
2007-2017 | Crucible Theatre Sheffield Directed by Jamie Lloyd
When it premiered in 1960, The Caretaker changed the face of modern theatre. Now Harold Pinter’s groundbreaking classic comes to The Old Vic in a new production directed by Matthew Warchus.
Disturbed handyman Aston has invited an irascible tramp to stay with him at his brother’s jumbled London flat. At first it seems that the manipulative guest will take advantage of his vulnerable host. But when Aston’s brother Mick arrives, an enigmatic power struggle emerges between the three men that is in equal parts menacing, touching and darkly comic.Read more
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