New Stuff

Rehearsed Readings Of New Work

Sun 22 Jan to Sun 16 Jul

New Stuff

This event is part of: 
Every month we present rehearsed readings of new writing.

Each evening gives writers the chance to have their work read in front of a responsive audience and gives the audience the chance to witness new work and provide informal feedback to help the pieces develop.

This season will run at 5.30pm on the following dates:
18th September, 16th October, 20th November, 18th December 2016 
15th January, 19th February, 19th March, 16th April, 21st May, 18th June & 16th July 2017

Applications for this season are now open! If you’re a writer, director, producer or theatre-maker and have a piece of new writing that you’d like to put on its feet, in front of an audience, then this is the place for it.

If you have a piece to read and you’d like to apply, then you can do so here. Need more information, click here to find out the full details. 


Next Month
Sunday 19th March

That Girl by Hatty Jones
 
It’s like people who think that ‘brunch’ is a hobby. And go to the gym, and watch sport. And live for Friday nights so they can get drunk with their sad little friends.
 
Anika was a child actor, picked from obscurity and thrust into the lime light when she was 10. She travelled the world attending glamorous events, filming and promoting in Hollywood.
She is now approaching thirty, works in advertising, and enjoys the occasional run. She is also being kicked out of her flat because her housemate is getting married. And she has been getting these headaches. 
That Girl is a 3-hander set in Camden. The play explores the reality of the loss of youth and the contrasting effect this has on a group of friends. 

(50 Minutes)

Becoming Mohammed by And Many Others

Based on a true story of how one man's conversion tore a family apart, then brought it closer together.

“Would you want me to convert to Islam?”
“Of course, it’s like wishing you good health.”
 
When Sara knocks on her brother’s door after two years, she hardly recognises the man in front of her. Thomas has grown a beard, gets up at the crack of dawn,
and dates a girl in a Hijab. They attempt to rekindle their childhood friendship, but Thomas hasn’t told his sister everything yet…
 
Becoming Mohammed is a new play inspired by the personal experience of director Annemiek, whose brother reverted to Islam. It explores what it takes for a
Western man to become a Muslim, and for his family to come to terms with his choice. 

(50 minutes)

 

ACCESSIBILITY: The show takes place in one of our upstairs studios, which is only accessible up a spiral staircase. Also, numbers are strictly limited, so it is strongly advisable to book in advance.
 
 

Any questions? Or just want to find out more about New Stuff? Feel free to email our New Stuff producer korein [at] thecockpit [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: New%20Stuff) (Korein) 

Tickets:
Full price: £ 3.00 Vanguard Members: FREE