WE ARE PLAY THEATRE COMPANY

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We are an award-winning theatre company with a new approach to new writing. 

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We're holding OPEN AUDITIONS!

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As part of our TAKEOVER of the Bunker Theatre next month we will be holding workshop audition sessions on Friday 7th July. Please note that these are general auditions- we are not currently casting anything- we are hoping to meet brilliant actors and then keep them in mind for future PLAY projects.   

The session will be run by Rebecca, Katharine and one of our associate directors.

If you would like to be considered for an audition then please contact katharine(at)playtheatreco.com with a link to your spotlight CV. We want to see as many people as possible but we only have a finite amount of time so please be aware that places are strictly limited and we cannot guarantee that everyone who replies will get a slot.

Please get in touch before Wednesday 28th June, 10am, if you are successful we’ll let you know soon after that.

 
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LATEST NEWS


 

TAKEOVER

THE BUNKER THEATRE 

3rd-8th JULY 2017


WE'RE STAGING A TAKEOVER

 

We’re presenting a week-long theatrical thrill-ride in celebration of all things collaboration.
And our second birthday, because birthdays are nice.

We’re staging the exclusive premiere of two box-fresh new PLAYs, brought to you by a company of mind-bendingly brilliant creatives.

‘Hugely funny…seriously slick’ - LondonTheatre1

‘A great representation of up-and-coming talent’ - A Younger Theatre

‘PLAY is a more than a night in the theatre, it's a movement.’ - James Grieve, Co-Artistic Director of Paines Plough

We’ll also be sharing with you a curated programme of super sexy Lunchtime & Late events - from workshops, to late-night parties & plenty of opportunities for dancing - we’ll have you PLAYing for longer…

 

TWO BRAND NEW PLAYS CREATED BY TWO BRILLIANT COMPANIES

TAKEOVER Team #1

Writer: SAMUEL E. TAYLOR
Director: JOCELYN COX 

Cast: LAUREN DRUMMOND, PATRICK OSBORNE

 

TAKEOVER Team #2

Writer: MIRIAM BATTYE
Director: JAMIE JACKSON

Cast: JOSH FINAN, EMILY STOTT, ELEANOR WILLIAMS

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

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Recent projects...

 

The Subterranean Season 

VAULT Festival 2017

 

WE'RE BACK UNDERGROUND!

And extraordinarily excited to share with you eight brand new PLAYs as a finale to our Subterranean Season at VAULT Festival 2017. 

After sell-out success at VAULT Festival 2016, award-winning PLAY Theatre Company are back with a brand new season of bold and brilliant work. Over the course of the Festival we’ll be presenting eight box-fresh new PLAYs, created by the brightest and best emerging theatrical talent.

The Subterranean Season sees the return of PLAY’s distinctive brand of extreme theatre sport. We’ll be bringing together a company of – wait for it – THIRTY SIX of the hottest actors, writers and directors to share a PLAYroom. They’ll have just two weeks to collaborate, devise and create new work exclusively for VAULT Festival ‘17.

One hour, four short PLAYs packed full of variety. This is theatre at it’s freshest and most vital, brimming with bite, wit and charm.

‘An extraordinary success – the best tenner you can spend this week’ – There Ought To Be Clowns


'The Subterranean Season proves that a cast of young talent can its own with some of the most established and exciting acts out there' - Theatre Fullstop

'A thrilling example of exactly what can be achieved in just two weeks' - LondonTheatre1

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ALL I WANT FOR XMAS IS...PLAY!

ARCOLA THEATRE 2016


 

A huge big "Thank You!" to everyone who joined us to kick-start the festive season at our Christmas Party!

We took over the Arcola Theatre for a big old knees up, with food from Hill & Szrok’s wonderful Jamie Allan, booze from the Real Al Company, a killer raffle and plenty of dancing.

Sundays should always be this way! 

 

Photos © Jack Sain Photography

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