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After its sell out, five star run in July, Finola Southgate’s original musical ‘We’ll Have Nun of It’ returns to Durham’s Assembly Rooms Theatre after a series of development workshops.
Through a melange of choral, pop and soul music, We’ll Have Nun of It follows four convent school students as they navigate growing up in the restrained and confusing world of 1967. Based on personal experiences, the production seeks to bring to life real stories of Irish immigration, faith, homosexuality and sisterhood.
'Don’t miss this ‘beautiful, touching experience’ (Palatinate)
Eugene Onegin, originally set in 1820s St Petersburg and its surrounding countryside, follows the story of a selfish hero who lives to regret his rejection of a young woman’s love and his careless incitement of a fatal duel with his best friend. Adopted from Pushkin's novel-in-verse, this Tchaikovsky masterpiece (in translation) is a stunning example of lyric opera.
It's 1959, and the T-Birds and Pink Ladies are ready for their senior year at Rydell High School. During the summer vacation, greaser Danny Zuko fell for Sandy Dumbrowski in a whirlwind romance that neither of them thought would last. When they unexpectedly discover they're now attending the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their relationship or is Danny more worried about maintaining his tough-guy reputation?
Peculiar customers, endless variations of drinks, confusing business practices and more. Much more. The highs and lows and boredom of barista life made bearable by someone with years of unfortunate insider knowledge. Come caffinate yourself with these tales. It'll be fun.
As one of history’s best-loved comedies, Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night has got it all! Love triangles, mistaken identity, sword fights (or not), demonic possession, yellow stockings! The young lady Viola has been shipwrecked on the land of Illyria, where she must assume the identity of a man to survive - accidental romances ensue! Meanwhile, the house of Lady Olivia is turned upside down by the festival, where servants run amok, prank letters are penned, and fools become wise men (for wise men become fools)...
The Foodbank sits like a war bunker; an abandoned city of tins and boxes trapped in a ceaseless cycle of poverty. In the past, lords would give tiny amounts to the starving poor as acts of “charity”. Power was disguised under the veil of charity. The alms-giving parish of old is replaced by the modern Foodbank, the church of the modern day. The Oxfordshire Rising is relived, and the tins are out of date.
Join performers from Durham University alongside RTProjects for an evening of entertainment and a celebration of life. Performed in aid of raising money for suicide prevention in the North East. Acts to be annouced soon...
KEITH. are back, and there are no half measures. Their attack on the Fringe begins at Babylon with their biggest show of all-time: one night, fifty-five sketches, three hundred people. There's never been more at stake as KEITH's no-nonsense, uncompromising comedy hits the big time.
1963. San Francisco. A group of young marines are out for one final night of debauchery. Cruel bets intwine their lives with an awkward waitress, Rose. Through tricks played, Rose grows into the heroine we all need showcasing compassion and love. Adapted from the River Phoenix film of the same name by the genius behind Dear Evan Hanson, Pasek and Paul's Dogfight recieved rave reviews.
Durham University Film and Television is proud to present a film screening of Wes Anderson's delightful 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' (2014) at Assembly Rooms Theatre - the Durham's historic first cinema! Nominated for 9 Academy Awards at the 2014 Oscars and winning 4, this film is guaranteed to charm your socks off!
Collingwood Woodplayers present their Epiphany term musical 'Chicago' in their resident theatre. Chicago tells the story of nightclub sensation Velma who kills her philandering husband. Chicago's adroit lawyer Billy Flynn is set to become her defence lawyer, who also defends Roxie, who is responsible for murder.
In a dystopian London ravaged by lawlessness, a gang of youths survive by fulfilling their clients’ wildest fantasies. As events spiral out of control, the gang must question how far are they willing to go to save the ones they love. Called Phillip Ridley's 'masterpiece', this disturbing production has polarised critics and audience alike since its birth.
A play about family relations, US southern culture, substance abuse and love. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof will draw you in as this family’s true feelings come to light as they get life changing news on the eve of Big Daddy’s Birthday.
The life of Dijana Polancec: professional romantic, eternal optimist, and accidental prostitute. "I know exactly how much I am worth. I am worth one thousand euros because that is how much Babac paid for me. To put this in easy language, that is like two-and-a-half iPhones." Lucy Kirkwood's award-winning play uses wit and tenderness to explore sex-trafficking in the modern day.
Durham Student Theatre proudly present the Durham Showcase 2020! 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 in the Assembly Rooms Theatre before moving on to London where it will perform at The Tristan Bates Theatre in March. Come along to see some quality acting and show support! Tickets are free - to reserve in advance please e-mail email@example.com.