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Tuesday, 14 February 2012 13:15

Video: Oedipussy by Spymonkey at the Playhouse

It's a bit rude but loads of fun and means that this is a productuion that isn't  taking itself to seriously except in the  humour department. I love the styling on this video to as it took me ages to work out if this was archive footage!!!  

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Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00


warningIn the wake of the closure of greenroom, Manchester's home for experimental theatre and performance, comes a brand new enterprise: Word of Warning, a pop-up programme of new performance, coming to a Manchester space very soon.

Launching on Friday 17 February at Zion Arts Centre in Hulme, Manchester with long-standing greenroom favourites Third Angel's new show What I Heard About The World, Word of Warning promises a season of the bizarre, the beautiful and the best new shows for anyone looking for a different night out.  

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I see Mandy on my bus all the timeTRANNY HOTEL FUNDING SUCCESS

Following the recent announcement of the UK premiere of international Transgender arts festival, Tranny Hotel, to be held at Liverpool's iconic Adelphi Hotel from Fri 11 – Sun 13 November, organisers were delighted to hear that the project has been awarded an arts council grant.

The funding has enabled the festival to produce a series of workshops, which will take place in the week leading up to Tranny Hotel on the 7th 9th and 10th of November, at the Bluecoat, led by Transgender artists including organiser Mandy Romero. The funding is also allowing organisers to run a performance workshop as part of the festival weekend with renowned performer, author and journalist Adam Lowe.

Further details below

webnowriting-300x2211The Myth of Escape

In the wake of the anniversary of 9/11, a provocative, timely dark comedy that asks the question we are often too entrenched to ask ourselves… are any of us truly free?

Billy finds himself in a cell next to Alex. Neither are sure what they have done wrong. Perhaps nothing. It doesn’t seem to matter. Someone wanted them imprisoned and so they have been. Everything is permitted but nothing goes unpunished.

“Enthralled” The Observer

A Happystorm Theatre / Breathe Out Theatre World Première Tour

The Myth of Escape By Rob Johnston, writer of Rid The World (Unity Theatre). Directed by John Garfield-Roberts, director of Theatre Uncut (Everyman Theatre).


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Monday, 29 August 2011 14:27

Actors required for Steampunk Show

Actors needed to participate in workshops in preparation for Williamson Tunnel’s Steampunk show,  Dismembered Empire!

“In October the gates between Liverpool as we know it and a parallel Liverpool will open up, so we can witness a significant event in this world play out.

This is a Steampunk style parallel world, where Liverpool has become the centre for world trade and economic power. Certain infamous debate raging between two famous scientists, Tesla and Edison, has reached such significance it is ripping the ‘Empire’ in two. The Williamson Tunnels are a source of both work and power for the Empire's citizens. Strange and dangerous secrets lurk in the Tunnel's depths; those close to the truth must make a choice that will affect the lives of many.”
Experience of devised theatre and improvisation desirable, participants should be comfortable with interacting with an audience. 
An opportunity to participate in site specific theatre at a unique historical venue!


Published in Opportunities
Friday, 15 July 2011 13:13

Liverpool Playhouse: new brochure

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Liverpool Playhouse is celebrating it's 100th year and now as the Everyman is closed this brochure is 100% about the Playhouse. - Don't forget to keep an eye out for the Ladykillers in September

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Reverend Billy

Yes - the Reverend who excorcisised Tesco on Bold Street Liverpool last time he was hetre is back for a one night only performance at the Capstone Theatre and the tickets are going fast.

It's all part of a 5 day UK tour - you can catch the Tesco Video below.




The first issue of Everyman News is out and it's to keep you up to date with the redevelopment of Liverpool’s Everyman theatre as it is now that the demolition crew start to arrive. You can keep up to date on the news by subscribing to their Issuu site

or read it online below.

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This simple tale of deception, farce, inept gangsters and tea

It's a way off but it will be worth the wait when it arrives later in the year - if your not familiar with the plaot then

The eccentric Mrs Wilberforce lives in a lopsided Victorian house over London's King's Cross railway tunnel, with just her parrot General Gordon for company. When she decides to let her spare room, the mysterious Professor Marcus moves in; but he may not be the fine upstanding gentleman he appears to be...

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Macbeth_David Morrissey as Macbeth and Julia Ford as Lady Macbeth © Helen Warne

The Everyman is dead. Long live the Everyman.

The last time I saw Dave Morrissey on stage at the Liverpool Everyman, we were both members of the Everyman Youth Theatre. He often performed with his friend Ian Davies, later to call himself Ian Hart.

The pair were extraordinary for their great focus and clarity, focus that would be remarkable even in jobbing actors, and all the more so as they were teenagers improvising. Morrissey and Hart always had presence, and you knew, however young they were, that you were in the presence of talent that would out. (This was the same talent and intention we saw in our bare workshop space when a young woman did an absolutely captivating 10 minute improvisation on the unpromising theme of ‘feeding the ducks’. Even at 12, we were spellbound. She was Cathy Tyson, later to star in Mona Lisa.)


Morrissey’s Macbeth is a man’s man, very present and very solid, and the actor brings his full range of talents to bear.


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