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Upcoming Student Shows in Week 9-10 (Term 1) 2018!

Ysabel Loh
Ysabel Loh | English and Theatre Studies Contact Ysabel

 

Hello everyone, worried that you missed out on the drama productions such as Woyzeck, Taking it Easy, Love’s Labour’s Won, etc.?

Don’t worry! The drama societies on campus have been busy preparing for weeks for their shows in Weeks 9-10 so don’t miss out on the final fantastic student productions that are happening right now of Term 1!

Here is a compilation of all (if not, most) of the student productions that are happening and their information of how to watch them!

 

WEEK 9

Caesar

SOCIETY: Shakespeare Society (SHAKESOC)

ABOUT: A production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar set in the Russian Revolution.

TICKETS: It’s free! Sign up here! https://doodle.com/poll/umw2avar86bquutr

WHERE:G55 Studio, Milburn House

WHEN: 26-28 November, 7:30pm

MAIN PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/warwickcaesar/

 

 

The Sun is also a Star

SOCIETY: Codpiece

ABOUT: “What if I told you I could get you to fall in love with me, scientifically?”

Written by Nicola Yoon and adapted by Tenikah Beveney. The Sun is also a Star is a play that embraces diversity. It tells the story of Daniel and Natasha as they fight through their cultural indifferences and their personal beliefs. Natasha believes in science, logic and reason. Daniel believes in dreams, freedom and love. Natasha is informed by her father, Samuel, that they are going to be deported that very night after his illegal immigrant status is discovered. Daniel is being pushed by his mother to pursue academics. The star-crossed pair meet, only to discover they have 24 hours to put aside their differences and find solutions to their very real and close issues.

TRIGGER WARNING: Contains mild references to suicide and moderate racial language.

 

TICKETS: It’s free! Sign up here: https://doodle.com/poll/t3cwrpy2izm9zh7b…

WHEN: 26th-27th November. 8pm

WHERE: Humanities Studio

MAIN PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/thesunisalso/

EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1945126968903912/

 

 

 

The Recruiting Officer by George Farquhar

SOCIETY: Warwick University Drama Society (WUDS Fund)

ABOUT:

Shrewsbury, 1704. Dashing Captain Plume and his Sergeant Kite have returned from the Battle of Blenheim to recruit (in more ways than one) in Shrewsbury for the British Army. Plume, notorious for his promiscuity, has fallen in love with feisty judge’s daughter Sylvia; his local friend Worthy with Sylvia’s wealthy upstart cousin Melinda. Melinda is tactically wooing Plume’s cowardly colleague Brazen, Kite is goading naive young men into the army under false pretences, and Melinda’s meddling maid Lucy is trying to find a husband herself.

It’s all very well taking a shine to the county heiress, but what happens when she follows you into the army, dressed as a man? Has the Restoration’s original bad boy met his match in Sylvia?

Consider this your official invitation to #getyourrakeon

 

TICKETS: It’s free! Sign up here: https://doodle.com/poll/rg8xd7gv5csz5399

WHEN: 29 November and 1st December.

WHERE:

THURSDAY: G55 (Millburn House), 19:30

FRIDAY: Ensemble Room (Warwick Arts Centre), 19:30SATURDAY: Ensemble Room (Warwick Arts Centre), 19:30

MAIN PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wudsrecruitingofficer/posts/?ref=page_internal

EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/22229***** *** ***/

 

 

WEEK 10

Yen by Anna Jordan

ORGANIZATION: Pound of Flesh

ABOUT: Hench is sixteen, Bobbie is thirteen. They’re home alone in Feltham with their dog Taliban; playing PlayStation, streaming porn, watching the world go by. Sometimes their mum Maggie visits, usually with empty pockets and empty promises. Then Jenny shows up.

We are performing Monday 3rd to Wednesday 5th December at 6pm and 9pm every night. Tickets cost £3.50 (+35p booking fee) which goes towards covering our production costs. As capacity is extremely limited for each performance, book your tickets soon to avoid disappointment!

Please be aware that Yen contains very strong language, partial nudity, drug and alcohol abuse, themes of sexual assault and uses of derogatory language.

Running Time: approx. 1 hour 45 minutes

Age Guidance: 15+

 

TICKETS: £3.50 (+35p booking fee) http://ctzn.tk/yen

WHEN: 3-5 December, 6pm and 9pm

WHERE: 97 Willes Road in Leamington Spa

MAIN PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/poundoffleshtheatre/

 

 

 

Angus, Songs, and Perfect Snogging

SOCIETY: Musical Theatre Warwick (MTW)

ABOUT:

This musical has been adapted from the classic film and book series ‘Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging’ by Louise Rennison, and follows the life and (melo)drama of everyone’s favourite awkward teen, Georgia Nicholson, featuring songs from shows including Waitress, Hairspray, Dear Evan Hansen, Legally Blonde, and The Last Five Years. It will be performed in the Humanities Studio in week 10, term 1.

Welcome to the tragic universe that is Georgia’s sad life, and here’s five major reasons why. Number one, her parents are from the Stone Age. Number two, they hate her having a life just because theirs is already over. Number three, her little sister Libby is bonkers. Even Angus the cat will need therapy. Number four, her nose is the size of JUPITER. Number five, she’ll never get a boyfriend. Especially not sex-god, new boy-at-school, TOTALLY-out-of-her-league Robbie… Follow Georgia and the Ace Gang as they navigate the trials and tribulations of teenage life. Boys, snogging, accidentally shaven eye-brows, we’ve all been there, so let’s look back on our teenage years and laugh a little, in MTW’s 2018 Revue.

TICKETS: TBA £2 (SOLD OUT) Message Main page to be on waiting list! 

WHEN: 4th and 6th December

WHERE: Humanities studio

MAIN PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/ANGUSREVUE/

 

 

 

Merry Little WITSmas: An Improvised Charity Show

SOCIETY: Warwick Improvised Society (WITS)

ABOUT: Merry WITSmas (Term is Over) and All I want for WITSmas is you…to come see the show! Join us for a completely improvised show based entirely on a single audience suggestion!

The format of the show will be the tried and tested (although not by us) Harold!

TICKETS: The show will be free for members and £2 for non-members. All profits will go to the Care for Calais Charity.

WHEN: 5th December. 8-9pm

WHERE: Humanities Studio

EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/632823663781270/

 

 

 

Cinderella (A Christmas Production)

SOCIETY: Warwick Pantomime Society

ABOUT:

The award winning WARWICK PANTOMIME SOCIETY are back with this a christmas production of Cinderella. Shows are on Friday 30th November at 19:30PM and Saturday 1st December at 14:30PM and 19:30PM. This is a musical extravaganza full of colour and comedy that is not to be missed and sure to put you in a good mood!

TICKETS: Tickets are £3 for members and £4 for non-members. All profits go to BEAT Eating Disorders!  Get tickets here: https://www.warwicksu.com/events/25516/17115/

WHEN:  30th Nov: 7:30pm // 1st December: 2:30pm and 7:30pm

WHERE: Avon Drama Studio

EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/255634461800732/

 

 

 

The Frogs by Aristophanes

SOCIETY: Warwick Classics Society

ABOUT: More information to be found here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/thefrogsmusical/photos/?ref=page_internal

 

 

Don’t miss out on the last shows of the term!

Hope you enjoyed this post,

Yzzy x

 

Ysabel Loh
Ysabel Loh | English and Theatre Studies Contact Ysabel

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