Surfing the Holyland

‘Oh, we have sharks here, but they are not in the water.’ -Udi, Israeli surf teacher 
 
Heather is allergic to politics, religion and exercise. So what happens when she and her husband Zach leave Ohio for Tel Aviv? She takes up surfing. Abandoned by Zach who finds God, Heather must navigate her way through a land teeming with hipsters, zealots, hostile neighbours and one very sexy surf teacher. Join the journey of a pushover who learns to stand up for herself by learning how to stand on a surfboard.  
 
Surfing the Holyland is Erin Hunter’s debut one-woman show about finding your inner chutzpah. Told in 10 surf lessons, it combines quirky storytelling, sharp observational comedy and some plucky tunes on the ukulele. 

‘Erin Hunter giv[es] the best performance of the evening.’  -Lyn Gardner, The Guardian (Salsa Saved the Girls) 

Erin Hunter is an experienced actor-writer who hails from Lalaland. She’s ½ of award-winning comedy duo Hunt The Vigan, creators of viral comedy parenting sketch Boobies in a Box which has racked up 8 million views. Their screwball comedy web series, A Quick Fortune won a screenwriting award and was featured at 10 global festivals including Raindance. Erin performed in 2 runs of the UK’s acclaimed sketch show Newsrevue and has treaded the boards at some wonderful London venues including Theatre Royal Drury Lane, The Soho, The Bush, Arcola, and Southwark Playhouse. She is also a voice over artist and plays the ukulele, all whilst somehow managing to be a mama to her little firecracker, Lola. Erin trained at UCLA and LAMDA with a year abroad at Trinity College Dublin where she was devastated to discovered her Irish name is only found on packets of instant soup. 

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Add to Calendar 09/07/2019 19:30:00 09/07/2019 19:30:00 Surfing the Holyland ‘Oh, we have sharks here, but they are not in the water.’ -Udi, Israeli surf teacher    Heather is allergic to politics, religion and exercise. So what happens when she and her husband Zach leave Ohio for Tel Aviv? She takes up surfing. Abandoned by Zach who finds God, Heather must navigate her way through a land teeming with hipsters, zealots, hostile neighbours and one very sexy surf teacher. Join the journey of a pushover who learns to stand up for herself by learning how to stand on a surfboard.     JW3 JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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Za'atar Rain

What if borders were as simple to cross as lines on a map? 

This is a story of one Israeli’s journey to meet her friend, Luna less than 150 miles away. Through storytelling and live animation, Maya will try to reach Lebanon. Along the way, she will encounter Elon Musk, a quick-witted pigeon with a penchant for ABBA and a no-nonsense Jordanian Border guard. 

Za’atar Rain is a one-woman show written, performed and with live animation by Israeli artist Maya Goldstein about a fantastical journey into the land of the cedars. 

 
Written & performed by: Maya Goldstein 
 
Director & dramaturg: Shir Freibach 
 
Visual concept & animation: Maya Goldstein 
 
Additional animation: Nicola Fratelli 
 
Voice artists: Gil Reshef, Amro Saleh, Avihud Tidhar, Callum Tilbury 
 
Projection mapping: Tom Powell 

Maya Goldstein: Maya is an actress, performance maker and a graphic designer originally from Tel-Aviv. She has worked as an actress in Israel in TV and theatre productions, and recently graduated with an MA in Performance Making from Goldsmiths University of London. In her works she observes voyeurism as an act of affection, an expression of the individual yielding to find roots. She explores new means of technology to examine different ways in creating a narrative. 
 
Shir freibach: Shir is a performance maker and collaborator based in South London, with an MA in Applied Theatre from Goldsmiths University of London. Shir has spent her career working mainly as a director and dramaturg and also as a tutor and translator in Europe and the Middle-East. In the past four years, Shir has combined her work in the arts sector with a lifelong commitment to human rights activism, through participatory arts projects. 
 
Tom Powell: Tom is an Associate Researcher for Goldsmiths, University of London in the Theatre & Performance Department, the Director and Producer of an interdisciplinary production company, Creative Vortex, and a Graduate Entrepreneur within the Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, meanwhile working on an MA in Creative Producing at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. 

 

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Add to Calendar 13/06/2019 19:30:00 13/06/2019 19:30:00 Za'atar Rain What if borders were as simple to cross as lines on a map?  This is a story of one Israeli’s journey to meet her friend, Luna less than 150 miles away. Through storytelling and live animation, Maya will try to reach Lebanon. Along the way, she will encounter Elon Musk, a quick-witted pigeon with a penchant for ABBA and a no-nonsense Jordanian Border guard.  Za’atar Rain is a one-woman show written, performed and with live animation by Israeli artist Maya Goldstein about a fantastical journey into the land of the cedars.  JW3 JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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Scratch@JW3

Scratch night @ JW3 is your chance to experience exciting new theatre and performance in its early stages of development, including a chance to help these artists shape their work. Oh, and we’ll throw in a glass of wine too. Because we’re nice like that. This event will present extracts from work by Tracy Kashi, Tamara Micner and Emily Rose, who explore a range of stories about memory, survival and repatriation. Join us for a thrilling insight into three different performances at the very beginning of their journey.


My Cancer Gap Year  
 
It turns out you’re never too old to have a gap year. Singer Tracy Kashi embarks on an uplifting musical show about her experience with breast cancer from shock diagnosis and treatment through to tentative recovery. 
 
With live music, comedy and candid advice on how to survive an unexpected cancer gap year, join this Crouching Diva as she talks about her Hidden Cancer in My Cancer Gap Year. 
  
Written and performed by Tracy Kashi, with music by Joe Perkins. 

Tracy Kashi: 
 
‘A beautiful and unique voice….stunning’ -KNEWYU.COM 
 
‘Vocally impressive…and very funny indeed…’ -THE STAGE 


Holocaust Brunch   

This event will be BSL-interpreted

Meet Bluma and Isaac Tischler, Polish-born Jews who meet in Tajikistan during the Second World War, whilst studying medicine. 

Theatre maker, Tamara Micner, draws on their memoir and oral history, leading you through their journey to Canada via Munich, Vienna and Wrocław during the de-Nazification period. 

She asks, how can we honour the histories we inherit whilst breaking free from them? And can we recover from the Holocaust? 

A new solo show exploring our relationship to this history and memory through comedy and bagels. 

 

Tamara Micner: 
 
‘A laugh-out-loud snapshot of family dynamics.’ –Vancouver Presents (What You’re Missing) 
 
 
The Repatriot  
 
Amy’s life in New York was slammed shut when her visa was denied. Now she’s back in her family home in High Barnet and can’t get out of bed. Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot roll by as we see the world through Amy’s musical theatre reality: her bedroom, the inescapable sounds of her family and narrow portals back to her old self in New York via the internet. Will she get her life together by Chanukah? The Repatriot  is written by Emily Rose and directed by Adam Lenson. 

Emily Rose: 
 
‘Some of the most creative music and clever lyrics I’ve experienced in live theatre’ – 730 Review (The Inconvenient Miracle) 
 
Adam Lenson: 
 
‘A fantastically witty, mischievous musical. Wasted manages to be a lot of fun and gives the Brontë legend a mischievous new spin.’ — The Guardian 

 

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Add to Calendar 19/05/2019 19:30:00 19/05/2019 19:30:00 Scratch@JW3 Scratch night @ JW3 is your chance to experience exciting new theatre and performance in its early stages of development, including a chance to help these artists shape their work. Oh, and we’ll throw in a glass of wine too. Because we’re nice like that. This event will present extracts from work by Tracy Kashi, Tamara Micner and Emily Rose, who explore a range of stories about memory, survival and repatriation. Join us for a thrilling insight into three different performances at the very beginning of their journey. JW3 JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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The End of the Night

by Ben Brown

It’s April 19, 1945, and on the eve of Hitler’s last birthday, Swedish Jew Norbert Masur secretly flies to Berlin to try to persuade Heinrich Himmler to release the last surviving concentration camp prisoners, contrary to Hitler’s orders that no Jew should outlast the regime. 

But why would Himmler, the so-called Architect of the Holocaust, agree? And what might he want in return? 

The End of the Night is a staged reading of a new play by Ben Brown, directed by Richard Beecham. To be followed by a Q&A with the writer. 

Richard Beecham is a London-based theatre director. Recent notable productions with a Jewish theme include Rose by Martin Sherman starring Dame Janet Suzman; two Arthur Miller plays -  Playing for Time starring Dame Sian Phillips and Broken Glass; 84 Charing Cross Road starring Stefanie Powers; and Driving Miss Daisy starring Dame Sian Phillips and Derek Griffiths. Richard's first short film, The Guitar, won the Pears Short Film Award at the London Jewish Film Festival. 

Ben Brown’s plays include All Things Considered (Hampstead, Paris, Sydney, Heidelberg), Larkin With Women (TMA Best New Play and Express Play of the Year), The Promise (Orange Tree) and Three Days in May (West End and National Tour, Whatsonstage Best New Play). Translated as Tres Dias En Mayo, Three Days in May ran for over a year in Mexico City and won the Mexican Theatre Critics Best New Play Award in 2016. The Promise was revived for a staged reading at the JW3 on the centenary of the Balfour Declaration on November 2nd, 2017. 

‘A riveting study of the complexities of history ... This is historical drama at its dialectical best’ -Michael Billington, The Guardian **** (The Promise)  

‘Both riveting and moving’ –Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph **** (Three Days in May) 

 

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Add to Calendar 09/05/2019 19:30:00 09/05/2019 19:30:00 The End of the Night It’s April 19, 1945, and on the eve of Hitler’s last birthday, Swedish Jew Norbert Masur secretly flies to Berlin to try to persuade Heinrich Himmler to release the last surviving concentration camp prisoners, contrary to Hitler’s orders that no Jew should outlast the regime.  But why would Himmler, the so-called Architect of the Holocaust, agree? And what might he want in return?  The End of the Night is a staged reading of a new play by Ben Brown, directed by Richard Beecham. To be followed by a Q&A with the writer.  JW3 JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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Arts Salon: Fragments

The Art Salon is our regular cross-arts platform, exploring Jewish themes and showcasing contemporary talent from across the arts and culture spectrum. This season’s art salon explores the creativity that comes from destruction, broken pieces and reduced structures.

What remains when everything is stripped away. With visual artist Tilla Crowne, dancer and choreographer Christopher Hutchings, and from the broken folk duo, LUNATRAKTORS, vocal artist Clair le Coutour and Carli Jefferson and visual artist Ashley Scott Fitzgerald.

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Add to Calendar 26/02/2019 20:00:00 26/02/2019 20:00:00 Arts Salon: Fragments The Art Salon is our regular cross-arts platform, exploring Jewish themes and showcasing contemporary talent from across the arts and culture spectrum. This season’s art salon explores the creativity that comes from destruction, broken pieces and reduced structures. What remains when everything is stripped away. With visual artist Tilla Crowne, dancer and choreographer Christopher Hutchings, and from the broken folk duo, LUNATRAKTORS, vocal artist Clair le Coutour and Carli Jefferson and visual artist Ashley Scott Fitzgerald. JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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Migration through Dance

This three part event takes the audience on a journey. First exploring a map of the world through visual art, live music and participation; and then into a dance which uncovers the individual experience of migration through passports. Followed by a discussion led by Kings College London’s Dr Sarah Fine. 

“A new quirky contemporary dance that takes on nationality, travel and identity - all part of our ‘modern world (BBC South East)  

“It is the kind of game that could be played on a stadium scale" (Writing about dance, Nicolas Mints) 
 

Active Maps 

An audience participation performance led by choreographer Sivan Rubinstein and live music composer Liran Donin. The journey starts with a visual installation designed by Hamish McPherson looking at the world as one home. Through movement, sound and migration, we will then create our very own global map which looks at the constantly changing nature of the world. 

 

Ports that Pass 

Ports that Pass is a collaboration between Loop Dance Company and choreographer Sivan Rubinstein, presenting a physical exploration of passports, travel and identity – illustrated through physical contemporary dance, and music composed by Na’ama Zisser. At a time when borders open and close and passports come in a variety of colours and sizes,  Ports that Pass investigates the passport and portrays some of the stories that individual passports carry. 
 

Panel 

Panel discussion about art and migration with Dr. Sarah Fine (Kings College), Dominik Czechowski (Jewish Museum)and Sivan Rubinstein.  


 

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Add to Calendar 26/03/2019 19:30:00 26/03/2019 19:30:00 Migration through Dance This three part event takes the audience on a journey. First exploring a map of the world through visual art, live music and participation; and then into a dance which uncovers the individual experience of migration through passports. Followed by a discussion led by Kings College London’s Dr Sarah Fine.  “A new quirky contemporary dance that takes on nationality, travel and identity - all part of our ‘modern world’” (BBC South East)   JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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Paul of Burgos

by Cecilia Cordeiro

Spain, 1414. Religious tolerance is coming to an end. Paul has dedicated his whole life to religion and has achieved success and recognition as Archbishop of Burgos, having left his previous life as a rabbi and Tamudic scholar behind with his Catholic conversion. But when his estranged Jewish wife Joanna is called to testify in front of the church for her protestations against forced conversions of Jews, Paul is faced with an impossible choice that threatens to upset his life’s work.

This staged reading of a new play by Cecilia Cordeiro is the story of one man’s quest for theological truth and what he is prepared to sacrifice for the sake of his beliefs.

Directed by Paul Sebastian Mauch.

Cecilia is a Theatre Practitioner and a Writer. In 2015 she graduated from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with an MA in Applied Theatre and she facilitates theatre projects with diverse groups in the community as well as writing her own plays. She is also a Director at MGR Films, an independent film production company based in London, where she participates actively in the development stages of feature films. Her previous career was in political and institutional communications, mainly in Argentina and Central America. She also has extensive experience in the non-profit sector, having co-founded and managed a non-partisan NGO dedicated to improving the quality of political leadership in Argentina. She has an MA in History from Cambridge University, a Postgraduate Degree in Medieval Jewish History from Oxford University and an MPhil degree in Latin American Studies, also from Cambridge University.

 

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Add to Calendar 14/03/2019 19:30:00 14/03/2019 19:30:00 Paul of Burgos Spain, 1414. Religious tolerance is coming to an end. Paul has dedicated his whole life to religion and has achieved success and recognition as Archbishop of Burgos, having left his previous life as a rabbi and Tamudic scholar behind with his Catholic conversion. But when his estranged Jewish wife Joanna is called to testify in front of the church for her protestations against forced conversions of Jews, Paul is faced with an impossible choice that threatens to upset his life’s work. JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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Changing Bodies

From childhood to maturity to old age, women’s bodies flux and change, and have been a source of fascination in the arts, science, religion and popular culture. Each stage of womanhood has been reviled, adored, feared and celebrated.

We invite six women to get personal and reveal their own unique and fascinating stories.‘Pecha Kucha’ is a fast-paced, bite-sized performance form created from 20 images which each appear for 20 seconds only, during which time the performer can speak, sing, recite a poem, dance, tell jokes or any other form of expression. with artist Rutie Borthwick, activist Hannah Brady, Krav Maga instructor Sarah Brendlor, Woman’s Health Therapist and Mentor Leora Leboff, comedian Lynn Ruth Miller, and creator of the Vagina Museum, Florence Schecter. 

This event is part of the International Womens Day Festival

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Add to Calendar 06/03/2019 19:30:00 06/03/2019 19:30:00 Changing Bodies From childhood to maturity to old age, women’s bodies flux and change, and have been a source of fascination in the arts, science, religion and popular culture. Each stage of womanhood has been reviled, adored, feared and celebrated. JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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Trayf

by Lindsay Joelle

Zalmy lives a double life: by day, he’s the Rebbe’s loyal foot soldier, driving a tricked-out ‘Mitzvah Tank’ through NYC with his best friend Shmuel. By night, he sneaks away from his orthodox community to roller-skate, dance in discos and listen to rock and roll. But when he befriends a zealous young man eager to be his student, the barrier between Zalmy’s two worlds starts to crack until he must choose once and for all where he belongs.

Trayf is a staged reading of a new play by Lindsay Joelle, directed by Adam Lenson. 

‘Joelle's comedy is easygoing and confident, and her people have soul.’ - Washington Post

‘[Joelle] is able to dive into issues such as faith, identity, friendship, and purpose, with a clarity and introspection rarely seen onstage.’ – BroadwayWorld

Lindsay Joelle is a New York City-based playwright, lyricist, and librettist. Plays include Trayf (Theater J, Penguin Rep), The Garbologists (EST/Sloan Commission), A Small History of Amal, Age 7 (Forward Flux) and The Princess of Riverside Drive (libretto, Vital Theater). She was the 2018 National New Play Network writer-in-residence at Denver’s Curious Theatre and received the Rita Goldberg Award for Graduate Playwriting, Irving Zarkower Award, and Anne Freedman Grant. Her work has been developed at: PlayPenn New Play Development Conference, The Great Plains Theatre Conference, The Lark, The New Georges Jam, Luna Stage, Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, and ESPA/Primary Stages. Alumna of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop, Columbia University (BA), and Hunter (MFA) where she studied under the mentorship of Tina Howe, Arthur Kopit and Samuel D. Hunter. 
 

Casting:
ZALMY  Jos Slovick
SHMUEL  Elliott Ross
JONATHAN   Josh Sneesby
LEAH  Jill Winternitz

Adam Lenson is a director and dramaturg specialising in new and experimental musical theatre. Directing includes: The Rink (Southwark Playhouse), The Storm (Helios Collective/ENO),  Superhero (Southwark Playhouse), Lock and Key (Vault Festival), 35mm (The Other Palace), Whisper House (The Other Palace), Songs For A New World (St James Theatre, 20th Anniversary Production), The Sorrows of Satan (Tristan Bates Theatre), Disgraced (English Theatre Frankfurt), Dark Tourism (Park Theatre), Ghost : The Musical (GSA), See What I Wanna See (Jermyn Street Theatre), Reel Life (Ustinov Theatre Bath and St James Studio), The Goodbye Girl (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), West End Recast (Duke of York’s Theatre, Phoenix Theatre), Ordinary Days (Trafalgar Studios), Little Fish and Saturn Returns (Finborough Theatre), Come Fly With Me (Salisbury Playhouse), The Dead Guy (English Theatre Frankfurt) and The Family (Old Vic US/UK Exchange, Public Theater, NY). Adam is the founder of SIGNAL a quarterly residency at London’s Hospital Club that presents the best new experimental British musical theatre. He is a co-founder of the New Musical Development Collective which recently finished its first year’s writers lab at Theatre Royal Stratford East. He hosts and produces the podcast Dischord in which he discusses and debates musical theatre.

Jos Slovick
Theatre credits include: Brief Encounter (West End), Fiddler on the Roof and Love Story (Chichester Festival Theatre), Bad Jews (West End/ Tour), The Snow Queen (Nuffield Theatre), Once (West End), Lost in Yonkers (Watford Palace), The Secret Garden (Edinburgh/ Toronto), The Human Comedy (Young Vic), The Buddy Holly Story (Above the Gatehouse) and Spring Awakening (Lyric Hammersmith). 

Concerts include: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (Ambassadors Theatre) Soho Cinders (Queens Theatre) and Follies (Royal Albert Hall)

Screen work incudes: Les Miserables,  The Addicted and Howard’s End (BBC/ Amazon).

Elliott Ross
“Theatre: Queen Anne, Love for Love (Royal Shakespeare Company), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Frankenstein (Aquila Theatre US Tour), Sense & Sensibility (Cape Fear Regional Theatre), An Evening with Max Reinhardt (Salzburg Global Seminar), Jekyll & Hyde, A Christmas Carol (Pleasance London), Albee Vector the Sound Collector (Arcola), Civil Rogues, Seeing Double, Soho Storeys, A Grave Situation (Pleasance Edinburgh & London), New Years Eve 1928 (Salzburg Global Seminar), Arianna in Creta (London Handel Festival).

Television: CBeebies A Midsummer Night's Dream (BBC), Richard E Grant's Seven Deadly Sins (Sky 3D), The First Great Escape (Channel 5). 

Film: D-Day: First Hand (BBC Short), Room Tone (White Lodge Productions), Brief Intermission (Third Eye Productions)

Elliott will next be appearing in ‘Admissions’ at the Trafalgar Studios.

Jill Winternitz
Jill trained at RADA and the Moscow Art Theatre School. She can next be seen in Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s GOOD OMENS coming to Amazon Prime this spring. Jill played the lead roles in both ONCE, and DIRTY DANCING, in the West End. Other theatre includes: I’M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD, Finborough, DARK TOURISM, Park Theatre, A HANDFUL OF SOIL, Drayton Theatre, HAMLET, THE CANTERBURY TALES, Cunard. Film includes: 10X10, A STREET CAT NAMED BOB, THE SORROWS. TV: DOCTOR WHO. 

Josh Sneesby
Theatre includes: The Hypocrite (The Royal Shakespeare Company/Hull Truck); Birthday Bash (The Royal Shakespeare Company); The Comedy Of Errors (National Theatre); One Man, Two Guvnors (Adelphi Theatre/Haymarket); Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chichester Theatre);The Nutcracker, The Snow Queen (Theatr Clwyd/Paperfinch); These Trees Are Made Of Blood (Arcola and Southwark Playhouse); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Béatrice Et Bénédict (Glyndebourne); The Wind In The Willows, The Legend Of King Arthur (York Theatre Royal); 24 Hour Plays (The Old Vic); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, Pericles (Flute Theatre); El Mono Tentado (Lliure/UK tour); Here Be Monsters, The Santa Trap (Mayflower Productions); Bluebird (Bedlham, Edinburgh), Broken News (Pleasance Theatre). Josh is an Associate Artist with the National Youth Theatre and a Song Writer, Composer, and Music Producer with Sony ATV and BMG.

Film and Television includes: Atlantis (BBC), Paranormal Activity (Paramount Pictures), My Name Is Joe (Dower Productions), The Contract (Scanner-Rhodes).

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Add to Calendar 07/02/2019 19:30:00 07/02/2019 19:30:00 Trayf Zalmy lives a double life: by day, he’s the Rebbe’s loyal foot soldier, driving a tricked-out ‘Mitzvah Tank’ through NYC with his best friend Shmuel. By night, he sneaks away from his orthodox community to roller-skate, dance in discos and listen to rock and roll. But when he befriends a zealous young man eager to be his student, the barrier between Zalmy’s two worlds starts to crack until he must choose once and for all where he belongs. Trayf is a staged reading of a new play by Lindsay Joelle, directed by Adam Lenson.  JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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Kvell Your Darlings

We are pleased to invite you to the inaugural showing of Kvell Your Darlings, JW3’s very own showing of the most exciting new theatre and performance London has to offer, including a chance for you the audience to help these artists shape their work. This event will present extracts from plays by Roxy Cook, Cecilia Gragnani, Katharina Reinthaller and Joe Sellman-Leava, who explore a range of stories about history, family and memory. Please join us afterwards for a chance to meet the artists and speak to them about their productions

Paper Smokers present ANNIE & I

‘I think the most vicious thing I ever saw in all my life is a woman on a bicycle’ - Sunday Herald, 1891

A Latvian Jew, Annie "Londonderry" Kopchovsky emigrated to the US. In 1894, at 23 years old, she left her husband and three children to be the first woman to circumnavigate the globe on a bicycle, defying society’s expectations, the mockery of the press and her own economic struggles. Written and performed by Cecilia Gragnani. Directed and dramaturged by Katharina Reinthaller.

‘Unless you happen to be not human, it’s hard not to love Expat Underground’ -Theaterstuck

A Woman Walks into a Bank

A new piece of storytelling about memory in modern Russia. Part fairy-tale, part true story, it looks at a day in the life of one elderly woman as she navigates a complex and corrupt Moscow to get the help she needs. A Woman Walks into a Bank is an examination of Russians’ relationship to their past and present, and how important the daily act of forgetting is if you want to get by. Directed by Roxy Cook.

‘Energetic and precision-drilled’ -The Scotsman (The Glorious Damnation of Eddie Small)

Mosley and Me by Joe Sellman-Leava

He’s an anti-war campaigner. He wants a united Europe. The establishment don’t like him: he’s far too socialist, even for the Labour party.

He recently got married. At Joseph Goebbels' house. Adolf Hitler was a guest.

Meet Sir Oswald Mosley - leader of the British Union of Fascists.

‘Brimming with earnest, intelligent energy’ –The Stage ★★★★ (Monster

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Add to Calendar 03/02/2019 19:30:00 03/02/2019 19:30:00 Kvell Your Darlings We are pleased to invite you to the inaugural showing of Kvell Your Darlings, JW3’s very own showing of the most exciting new theatre and performance London has to offer, including a chance for you the audience to help these artists shape their work. This event will present extracts from plays by Roxy Cook, Cecilia Gragnani, Katharina Reinthaller and Joe Sellman-Leava, who explore a range of stories about history, family and memory. Please join us afterwards for a chance to meet the artists and speak to them about their productions JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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