Nottz Theatreland

What's going on

Welcome to our Theatreland page.

The aim is to let you know what's new in the world of plays, and performance in and around Nottz.

As well as telling you what's on and where, we will be hosting reviews, highlighting some of the more interesting things coming up and we will have links to any Theatreland gossip that we hear about.

We will rely on you to keep us informed so feel free to send us your notes on things you've seen, rehearsals you've enjoyed and feel free to push your show here as much as you like.

Just send us copy and we will put it up as soon a possible.

Accelerated Literacy Through Podcasts Crowd Funding Project

Hothouse Theatre are launching their Crowd Funding bid to raise funds to pilot the Accelerated Literacy Project!

The project will use the creation of podcasts, audio reports and radio plays to help young people make up for lost school hours due to Covid-19.

We will need your help to make this happen!

Please support our Crowd funding bid!

You could even get yourself named in a Fake News report!!

All donations are welcome ... even the little ones!

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Scratch That Itch: Go The Distance

In Good Company

In Good Company’s scratch nights are returning. This is an open call out for three theatre makers based in the Midlands who have 20 minutes of new material to test in front of a small audience. Here in the Midlands, we like to broaden our horizons so we will also have room for one visiting artist from outside the Midlands too.

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Nottingham Playhouse Unlocked

Mon 19 Oct – Mon 9 Nov

Nottingham Playhouse

A brand new festival of live and live-streamed shows.

We’re delighted to be ‘unlocking’ our doors for the first time since our closure in March, to host an exciting and eclectic festival of live and live-streamed shows. Whether you want to join us in person at Nottingham Playhouse, or watch from the comfort of your own home, there’s lots on offer for you to enjoy.

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Plans for the Autumn Semester

Nottingham New Theatre

We are excited to announce our intentions for this upcoming semester! We acknowledge that these seasons will look very different from what we would usually do, however we are nevertheless excited to create more fantastic content.

Here is a video outlining our plans, expect further details to be released in the coming days!

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A Double-Bill of New Work by East Midlands Talent

28th Oct

Nottingham Playhouse

 This exciting double-bill is part of the Nottingham Playhouse Unlocked festival of live and livestreamed shows.

Ben Norris: A Short Tour of the Heart

Naomi Obeng: Where it Lands

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29th Oct

Nottingham Playhouse

 This is the first public sharing of a new work in development from Nottingham’s most wayward and compelling theatrical partnership: an old tale with new beginnings that raises the hair, tingles the spine and tickles the ribs.

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Acting Classes

Nonsuch Studios

After 9 months of doing things online, we’re now beginning to bring our regular classes and courses back into Nonsuch Studios with social distancing in place.

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Hand Me Down

3rd Nov

Nottingham Playhouse

 In a story of dance and spoken word, 3 friends see their reflection in family who exist on opposite sides of British identity, being pulled apart in an increasingly aggressive debate about race.

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Six Characters in Search of an Author
by Ali Bakewell

12-14th Nov

West Bridgford Dramatic Society

 An adaptation of Luigi Pirandello's play by Ali Bakewell Because the show must go on-line!

We are pleased to say that we are bringing you LIVE theatre again. Socially distanced and delivered to your home/computer via Zoom/YouTube.

The play has been re-written for today by our own Ali Bakewell.

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