New Production – “Good Girls/Saying Yes”

 

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Spearshaker Theatre present an evening of new writing, showcasing two one act plays by Perdita Stott and Lisa Cagnacci at The Etcetera Theatre in Camden from 14th-16th Feb 2014.

’Good Girls’ by Perdita Stott, directed by Alexandra Agnew. Three women tell their stories. They have never met but their lives are linked over the years as they consider what it means to feel safe, to feel fear and what makes a person strong. Their gender stereotypes are challenged as they face vulnerability and what it means to be – and who can be – a victim.

’Saying Yes’ by Lisa Cagnacci, directed by Kate Murphy. Lauren and Ellie have been happily dating for 6 years. However, when Lauren unexpectedly decides to propose to Ellie their whole relationship is thrown into jeopardy! A light-hearted drama about what commitment really means and how sure we have to be before taking ’the plunge’ into marriage.

Performance times: 14th and 15th Feb @ 9.30pm, 16th Feb @ 8.30pm
Total running time: 1h 10mins
Tickets: £10 available online at www.etceteratheatre.com or in person at the Box Office.
Theatre adress: Etcetera Theatre, 265 Camden High Street, London NW1 7BU. Nearest tube Camden Town.

Hello 2014! Exciting news!

We’re BACK with a new writing double bill that is going to be performed at a central London venue in Feb 2014!

Auditions were yesterday and there was an amazing turnout with some truly amazing talent – thank you to everyone who attended :)  Casting to be announced this week!

 

 

Fantastic Show – More To Come

After the sell out success of our recent show The Other Plans, a new writing piece by Catherine Bray and Sara Hunt, we’re really looking forward to our next production.

Christmas is coming so we’re hoping to bring you a little bit of festive fun!!!

If you think you’ve got a script that fits the bill – comedy, drama or maybe even a pantomime then get in touch.

We ‘d really love to hear from you.

In the meantime now that winters on its way and there are only 91 days left to Christmas  just a reminder of what we’ve got to look forward to!!!

A snowcat snowman!!!!!

Another Successful Spearshaker Production

A big thank you to all the cast and crew of our latest successful new writing production, The Other Plans.

It was the first play that writers Catherine Bray and Sarah Hunt have worked on together and judging by the great reviews it’s received I’m sure it wont be their last!

Writers Catherine Bray and Sarah Hunt with the cast of The Other Plans

Writers Catherine Bray and Sarah Hunt with the cast of The Other Plans

We were so lucky find such a talented group of actors who really brought their characters to life. It’s been a pleasure to work with them – thanks girls!!

The Cast of The Other Plans: Nina Bright, Joanna Wills, Claire Garvey, Alexandra Agnew

The Cast of The Other Plans: Nina Bright, Joanna Wills, Claire Garvey and Alexandra Agnew

And of course not forgetting our fantastic audiences who’ve supported us every step of the way and helped make The Other Plans such a great success.

Bring on the next one!!

Our amazing review :)

Check our amazing review for The Other Plans courtesy of A Younger Theatre – click here to have a read! Below are a couple of choice quotes…

“Writers Catherine Bray and Sarah Hunt have created a piece that is genuine, moving and a really good laugh.”

“The relationships between the girls are wonderfully natural and realistic.”

“In a busy city, a glimpse of real women makes me smile, and also laugh a lot!”

Full House!!

Thursday night's sell-out audience enjoy an al fresco drink in the Colour House Theatre Courtyard duri

Thursday night’s sell-out audience enjoy an al fresco drink in the Colour House Theatre Courtyard during the interval

Sell out night tonight for The Other Plans. Everyone on top form, lots of laughs, we’re all having a great time – cant believe there’s only one show left to go so make sure you get your tickets NOW!!!!!

Two shows down!

Well…we’re now 2 shows down and so far SO GOOD! We’ve had an overwhelmingly positive response from our lovely audiences and look forward to seeing some more of you later this week! To guarantee yourself a seat buy your tickets here – Thursday 15th is selling super fast you if you want to come tomorrow you’ve got to be quick!

Final rehearsal…bring on the first show!!

Final rehearsal today is now done! Just got the tech and dress tomorrow daytime and then the first performance in the evening! One half of our writing team, Catherine Bray, has got the cast and creative to do some Q&A’s on her website…to have a further insight into the minds our talented team click here 

Tickets are selling FAST! Thursday definitely going to be a sell out so to avoid disappointment click here to guarantee yourself a seat!

Great rehearsal!

Good rehearsal today – everyone is working so hard and we’d love to have some lovely audience members to come and see this great show! Tickets are selling fast so to avoid disappointment  book at www.wegottickets.com/spearshaker

Rehearsals going swimmingly!

Final rehearsal for this week and we are almost half way through the play – excellent progress if I do say so myself! We’ve got an amazing cast who are putting their all into creating some lovely characters – Rosie/Olivia/Lexi/Jess are proving to be some extremely interesting ladies…..!  Watch this space for more updates and pictures :)  Kate xxx