Preview: Stuff at Studio @ Bradford Playhouse
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Studio @ Bradford Playhouse Wednesday 12th August 2015
Liverpool The Lantern Theatre Friday 14th August 2015
Camden The Etcetera Theatre Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rdAugust 2015
A story of life, death, family, friendship and all the stuff in-between. Toby & Jess are unable to conceive children. Or rather, Toby is unable to. One night, their charismatic friend – Xav – makes the unique suggestion that they use his frozen ‘stuff’ instead and become parents. Do they take him up on the offer?
WINNER OF THE “AUDIENCE FAVOURITE PLAY” AWARD AT 24:7 THEATRE FESTIVAL WINNER OF BEST MALE (KARL GREENWOOD) FOR THE UK STUDIO THEATRE AWARDS
“This is quite simply a thoughtful, perfect play that will stay with you long after you leave the theatre.” – WO Magazine
“More euphemisms for sperm than I ever thought possible… Well worth seeing” - Remote Goat
After an award winning run at the 24:7 Theatre Festival in Manchester in 2014, My Beating Heart Theatre is making its Yorkshire Debut with Stuff at Studio@, Bradford Playhouse on Wednesday 12th August as a part of a tour including performances at The Lowry – Salford, The Lantern Theatre – Liverpool & The Etcetera Theatre – Camden.
Joining the cast is actor Peter Ash who many will recognise from his recent performance in the War Horse tour and as Darius Fry in ITV’s “Footballer’s Wives”. The show is also joined by a new director – Alice Bartlett – a former resident director for The West Yorkshire Playhouse & Harrogate Theatre. Returning from the original cast are Eve Burley who has just returned from performing on Broadway in Anthony Burgess’ “One Hand Clapping” & Karl Greenwood, who won the UK Studio Theatre Award for Best male for his performance in Stuff and will be joining the UK Touring Production (Bill Kenwright) of “Blood Brothers” following the Stuff tour
“This is proving to be a very exciting time for MBH Theatre and Stuff. It’s great to have Eve & Karl back, and I really look forward giving audiences some new ‘stuff’ from Pete & Alice!” said Mick Cooper the writer of Stuff and founder of My Beating Heart Theatre.
“After the success of the show in Manchester and Salford, it only seemed right to take the show on tour and I was desperate to get us a performance in Yorkshire having grown up in Morley. It’ll be great to come home!”
Stuff by Mick Cooper
Studio@, The Bradford Playhouse - 4 Chapel Street, Bradford, BD1 5DL
Box Office: www.studioat.co.uk - phone 01274 800 416
Wednesday August 12th 19:30
(Running time 60 mins. Contains some strong language. Ages 15+)