Discover a range of playwrights, styles and periods with our fun, informal Play-Reading Group. It's competely FREE to join, refreshments will be provided and there's no need to book so come along and join us.
The following sessions will be taking place at:
Thimble Mill Library, Thimblemill Rd, Smethwick, B67 5RJ
14 March, Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
Soldier and poet Cyrano de Bergerac is in love with Roxane, but he's too ashamed to admit it because of his big nose. When a cadet, Christian, falls for Roxane, he asks for Cyrano's help in sharing his feelings. Cyrano writes love letters signed with Christian's name, and Roxane doesn't realize that it's Cyrano's words she falls for.
Read the play, see the show
Edmond de Bergerac is on stage at The REP 15-30 March.
Meet the man behind the nose! Discover the hilarious story behind Cyrano de Bergerac in this comedy about Edmond Rostand.
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18 April, Jekyll & Hyde by Evan Placey
A timely new take on the chilling tale. Harriet Jekyll's investigation into her husband's mysterious death has taken her into a dark and dangerous world. A gothic world of science, taverns and misogyny that no decent Victorian woman has dared to enter before.
Read the play, see the show.
Jekyll & Hyde is on stage, at The REP 18-27 April
For more information and to book tickets click here.
16 May, Lions and Tigers by Tanika Gupta
Lions and Tigers charts Dinesh Gupta's emotional and political awakening as this extraordinary 19 year old pits himself against the British Raj. Culminating in actions that shook the foundations of the British Empire, Lions and Tigers challenges our assumptions about Indian independence and offers new insights into the battles between the British lions and the Bengal tigers.
13 June, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg by Kneehigh
Boy loves girl. They whisper “je t'aime” with the certainty of youth, but when war comes between them, Geneviève has to choose between waiting for her homespun hero or plumping for the dashing diamond dealer asking for her hand... quel dilemme! Oh, and did we mention the baby that's on the way? Zut alors!
For more information or if you have any questions, email Bhavik Parmar: firstname.lastname@example.org
The group is completely free and there is no need to book in advance.