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Thursday, 18 September 2014

MARTINA LAIRD to star in new play The House That Will Not Stand at the Tricycle Theatre



Coinciding with the UK's Black History Month in October, a new play The House That Will Not Stand will be playing at the Tricycle Theatre London.
 
Starring Martina Laird as Beartrice, the play is a bewitching new drama of desire, jealously, murder and voodoo.
 
"You may be the wealthiest colored woman in New Orleans but you built this house on sand, lies and dead bodies."


Martina Laird plays Beartrice. Her theatre work includes Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (National Theatre and tour), Hopelessly Devoted (Birmingham REP), Inheritance (Live Theatre), All the Little Things We Crushed (Almeida Theatre), Bad Blood Blues (Stratford East), Mules (Young Vic), Othello(Donmar Warehouse), The Five Wives of Maurice Pinder (National Theatre), and for the RSC, Arabian Nights (also West End and world tour), The White Devil, Three Hours After Marriage and Troilus and Cressida.
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Friday, 11 July 2014

Tricycle Theatre's RED VELVET to air on BBC Radio 4


Following highly acclaimed runs at Tricycle Theatre and St Anne’s Warehouse in New York, Red Velvet is now set to air on BBC Radio 4 for the first time.

Red Velvet was Indhu Rubasingham’s inaugural production as Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre. Written by Lolita Chakrabarti, the production was nominated for an Olivier Award. Chakrabarti went on to win the Critics’ Circle andEvening Standard Awards for Most Promising Playwright and Adrian Lester was awarded Best Actor (Critics’ Circle Awards).

Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833. Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, has collapsed on stage whilst playing Othello. A young black American actor has been asked to take over the role. But, as the public riot in the streets over the abolition of slavery, how will the cast, critics and audience react to the revolution taking place in the theatre?
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Thursday, 20 February 2014

The Believers by Bryony Lavery adds extra week at the Tricycle Theatre & they'll host screening of Lovesong by Abi Morgan


Due to popular demand, acclaimed theatre company Frantic Assembly today announced a week’s extension at the Tricycle Theatre for the world premiere of The Believers, a new play by award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery, in a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth.
The production will now run at the Tricycle Theatre from 22nd April until 24th May 2014 (previously 17th May), with a press night on 25th April.
On 11th May, the Tricycle Theatre will also host a screening of Frantic Assembly’s hit show Lovesong, written by Abi Morgan, with Edward Bennett, Sam Cox, Si├ón Phillips and Leanne Rowe. It will be followed by a Q&A with Scott Graham, founder and Artistic Director of Frantic Assembly. Lovesong was filmed by Digital Theatre.
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