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HAPPY NEW YEAR! NEW YEAR: NEW TRICKS
Following the success of our first two NEW TRICKS readings, RURAL and STREETLIGHTS AND SHADOWS , Box of Tricks is pleased to announce three of the next NEW TRICKS : FUTURE NEW TRICKS
Whispering Happiness, Kenny Emson
Director: Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder
Words in My Mouth, Helen Bennett
Director: Adam Quayle
Porcelain, Ali Taylor
Director: Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder
For the announcement of dates, and further details, click here .
At the end of January, Box of Tricks proudly presents the world première of RURAL , the powerful new play by Kenny Emson, directed by Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder .
White Bear Theatre
30th January - 18th February 2007
Director: Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder “I think I can see people jumping…From the towers, the buildings. Look closely, the black dots…Falling down like leaves, without a care in the world…They look like they know they're alive. They've made their choice.”
The cities burn. The people flee. Jim and Robert ‘ghost' their way through the country manors, waiting for Gas to call. Just two more houses before the coast. Just two more stops and they're free. But when Annie discovers them in their latest retreat, things spiral out of control, and decisions must be made. A play for today, Rural casts a long shadow across its bloody landscape into our own. Both personal and political, the play explores the importance of choice and freedom in a world void of either.
“complex and profound… an impressive and original piece of writing”
Abigail Gonda, Literary Manager at The Bush, on Kenny Emson
In order of appearance.. .
Robert - Ed Fromson
Jim - Sam Millard
Annie - Phoebe Whyte
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Box of Tricks presented the first draft of the first act of Rural at the Lost One Act Festival at the Courtyard Theatre in Kings Cross in May 2006. In November 2006, the complete script of Rural received a rehearsed reading at the White Bear as part of NEW TRICKS .
ELSEWHERE... After the success of the Bridewell previews, Box of Tricks Artistic Director Adam Quayle is directing the transfer run of Anything of Worth by Daniel Kanaber, opening Tuesday 9th January at the Pleasance Theatre in Islington.
"intense, engrossing production.. . . Echoes of Miller, Pinter,Shepard and Steinbeck... well worth seeing, for its intelligent writing and directing as well as its finely tuned acting" Extra! Extra!
Review at the Bridewell
ANYTHING OF WORTH
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by Daniel Kanaber
9th - 28th January 2007
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"I come to bury Caesar not talk to him."
Two estranged brothers are recalled to their family home by their dying father, only to discover it has been taken over by his male nurse. As the brothers navigate their father's final manipulative moments, each must reconcile himself to his own version of the past.
FINAL WORD The new year promises to be incredibly exciting year for Box of Tricks . Continuing our associateship at the White Bear with new readings at NEW TRICKS , the full production of RURAL and yet another new production in April (to be announced in the new year), 2007 is a box full of tricks! We hope you'll join us along the way.
All the best,
Adam & Hannah Box of Tricks Theatre
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