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Based on the novel and hit movie of the same name, Legally Blonde The Musical follows fashion savvy UCLA sorority girl while she tackles stereotypes, sexism and scandal in pursuit of her dreams.
Adapted into a cult classic movie in 1996, Beautiful Thing is a glorious urban love story about coming out and coming of age. This comedy exquisitely depicts what it’s like to be sixteen, in the first flush of love, and full of optimism.
Shy Jamie and athletic Ste are teen boys who live near each other in the London projects. Both boys think they could be gay, and finally explore their feelings when Ste is allowed to stay over at Jamie's place after an incident with his abusive father. There, the boys grow close and open themselves up to the idea of homosexuality, while Jamie's caring mother, Sandra, and quirky teen neighbour, Leah, offer much needed emotional support.
In an oak-panelled room in Oxford, ten young bloods with cut-glass vowels and deep pockets are meeting, intent on restoring their right to rule. Members of an elite student dining society, the boys are bunkering down for a wild night of debauchery, decadence and bloody good wine.
But this isn’t the last huzzah: they’re planning a takeover.
Welcome to the Riot Club.
Elysium Theatre Company presents
TWO BY BECKETT: FOOTFALLS and KRAPP’S LAST TAPE
A double bill of short plays by the master of modern drama, Samuel Beckett, each a haunting meditation on life, love and longing.
KRAPP’S LAST TAPE
Every year a writer, Krapp, celebrates his birthday by making a recording of the year’s events. Now an old man, this year he prepares by listening to one he made thirty years before. In so doing he confronts his younger self, his dreams, his hopes and the women he loved…
A woman paces endlessly, measuring our her life in footfalls, revolving the past in her mind until she can make sense of it. As she paces, the presence of her mother watches, a memory, a ghost, longing to reach out.
Award-winning playwright Samuel Beckett transformed world drama with his surreal, poetic plays. Most famous for Waiting For Godot and Endgame, his work is presented all over the world. Elysium Theatre Company are proud to bring these two short masterpieces to Durham for the first time.
Elysium Theatre Company is Durham’s only independent professional theatre company. Currently resident company at the Assembly Rooms, our goal is to bring the best of world theatre to the North.
The Durham Showcase is a collection of monologues and duologues performed by a troupe of Durham's most talented finalist actors. The Showcase is previewing in Durham at The Assembly Rooms Theatre before moving on to London where it will perform at The Tristan Bates Theatre in July. Come along to see some quality acting and show support!
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