London's Secret Community Theatre 246a Lower Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8SJ
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Gilbert & Sullivan’s Mikado

Flightless Bird Theatre’s Mikado is a 90 minute version of Gilbert & Sullivan’s most-loved opera, with a sparkling new choreography. The cast of five women slide, often mid-scene, between genders, in a parallel reality where steampunk meets brutal puritanism, in an ever so slightly dank space under Waterloo Station. Farce and vulnerability collide, as the citizens of Titipu try to control their desires and keep their heads, in the darkest of times, ruled as they are by a smooth-talking tyrant. In this high-energy production, the whole theatre becomes the performers’ stage, while the live orchestra eerily plays on. 25 May - 26 May 2018
In Rehearsal

Cloud 9

Caryl Churchill’s CLOUD NINE is a contemporary examination of gender roles and sexual politics through the lens of ironic farce. In Victorian era Africa, stiff-lipped Clive tries to keep everything under control – until dashing explorer Harry arrives, and tensions begin to grow between the ‘natives’ and the British administration, just as sexual tensions begin to grow amongst Clive’s compatriots. As the exploits of the characters mount, the play reaches a dramatic denouement and we fast forward to contemporary London, though the characters age only 25 years. Here, women rule the show: there are debates on leaving “male feminist” husbands [...] 27 Jun - 30 Jun 2018
Coming Soon

Odes to Joy

Writers: Network Theatre are looking for joyful, creative, entertaining, dramatic and original pieces of new writing for a festival of shorts to be held on Saturday 14 July 2018.  You have until Friday 15 June 2018 to submit for consideration original sketches and plays of 2-10 minutes in length. 14 Jul 2018
Now Auditioning

The Pitmen Painters

‘Twelve months ago I had no particular interest in Art. Today, Art Appreciation is an essential thrill of my life.’ Harry Wilson, Ashington Group member, 1936. 10 Oct - 13 Oct 2018