After their sell out run of Stasis at the White Bear Theatre, Encompass Productions present the summer edition of BARE ESSENTIALS - London's best reviewed new writing night! An acclaimed series of events featuring new work from established and emerging international theatremakers, Bare Essentials showcases fantastic theatre at its most elemental - all for less than a tenner! The diverse range of short plays include everything from gripping drama to laugh-out-loud comedies. Bare bones performance can be gripping - all you need is a room and an audience! The plays being performed are:
Ctrl, Alt, Delete by Dan Page
The Leaving of Things by Dean Moynihan
Panther by R.J. Thomson
Feeding Time at the Human House by David Wiener
The News by Lucy Foster (Royal Court Young Writer)
Confessions à deux by Stephen Cooper
Nothing Could Surprise Me Now... by Alain G Cloarec
TUES 30 JUNE - WEDS 01 - THURS 02 - FRI 03 JULY, 7.30PM
TAKE COURAGE THEATRE @ THE AMERSHAM ARMS
388 NEW CROSS ROAD, LONDON SE14 6TY (MAP>>)
Nearest Overground: New Cross (2min walk) & New Cross Gate (5min walk)
Tickets are £9.50 and are available online and on the door. Book via Eventbrite, turn up by 7.15pm and get the best seats! Please note: online reservations will be released at 7.20pm if not claimed.
PRESS FOR BARE ESSENTIALS BY ENCOMPASS PRODUCTIONS:
‘High quality acting and equally impressive directing panache. A breath of fresh air.’
**** Theatre Bubble
'Astonishing...an excellent collective of actors and directors. Utterly thrilling...unmissable theatre.' **** Grumpy Gay Critic
'Impressed me immensely...Encompass produce theatre of a high-standard with a broad appeal.' **** Female Arts
'Fantastic. It’s great to see acting being focused on rather than masked by gimmicks. If you like new writing then this is for you!' Everything Theatre
'Minimal staging...maximum polish. A great mix of work, Encompass achieved a very entertaining evening.' London Reviews
'Admirable...a great chance to see a good selection of theatre audiences possibly wouldn’t be exposed to.' Bargain Theatreland
'Raw, edgy, with distinctive eloquent performances. Terrific direction...this is real theatre.' John Foster (BAFTA award-winning writer)
NEW SCRIPTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: 'GOING VIRAL' BY BRANDON M. CROSE
Steven Mortimer, Marcella Carelli and Laurie Harrington in 'Going Viral'
Our latest podcast play for Everything Theatre's Scripts Spotlight is 'Going Viral' by American writer Brandon M. Crose. The piece was first performed at Encompass' flagship new writing event Bare Essentials.
LISTEN TO 'GOING VIRAL' BY BRANDON M. CROSE >>
SCRIPTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST CATALOGUE >>
ENCOMPASS TURNS 5!
And lastly Encompass Productions recently turned 5 years old on the last night of our sci fi smash hit Stasis by Emily Holyoake. It was very fitting for this great play to see us into the next phase of the company, and the high praise from critics and sell out shows was a nice bonus!
If you've been to any of our productions, seen any of our films, listened to our podcasts, been to our events or have worked with us - THANK YOU! It is your continued support that drives us forward. Encompass stands for ambition, inclusion and accomplishment - but none of that would be possible without you. Here's to the next 5 years!