How to be Both by Ali Smith – A Theatrical Exploration

Sat 18 Aug 16:30 – 18:00

Part of the Playing With Books series of events at the 2018 Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Brave, innovative and multi award-winning, Ali Smith’s How to Be Both is the dual-narrative novel that confirms her as one of Britain’s most talented living writers. In this special partnership with the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, theatre-maker Claire Duffy works with actors and a musician to create a 45-minute live performance inspired by the book. Afterwards, they are joined on stage by Ali Smith to discuss her unforgettable novel.

More info here

The Last Ship – Northern Stage, National Tour

The UK premiere of Sting’s personal, political and passionate musical is an epic tale of community, hope and a great act of collective defiance. The Last Ship features an original score with music and lyrics by Sting. Featuring our very own BAA client Annie Grace.

Gideon Fletcher, a sailor, returns home from sea to discover the ship-building life he left behind in chaos. The yard is closing and no one knows what will come next. With the engine fired and pistons in motion, picket lines are drawn as foreman Jackie and his wife Peggy fight to hold their community together in the face of the gathering storm.

Opening at Northern Stage on 12th March and touring the UK through the Spring.

Opens at Theatre Royal, Glasgow from 18th – 23rd June.

More information can be found here.

Hysteria!

Someone. Somewhere near here. Near or maybe not that near. But never that far away. Straightens their bunny ears and refuses to smile. Presses Retweet. Joins a sea of pussy hats. Gets through another day.

Thie PPP runs the week beginning 9th October, featuring our client, Annie Grace.

More information can be found here.

The Winter’s Tale – The Royal Lyceum Theatre

Annie Grace opens on the 10th February in THE WINTER’S TALE, which will run through to the 4th March.

When King Leontes suspects his wife Hermione of adultery his jealousy tears the kingdom apart. The queen is banished and believed dead, while their daughter Perdita is abandoned among simple shepherd folk. Passionate tragedy interweaves with pastoral comedy, leading to one of Shakespeare’s most magical and moving denouements.

More information can be found on the Lyceum website.

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

Annie Grace and Paul McCole are now on touring Scotland with NTS production The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart after a hugely successful tour of the USA.

Created by David Greig (writer) and Wils Wilson (director) Performances of Prudencia have sold out across Scotland, the UK and internationally, so pull up a chair and whet your whistle for an incredibly inventive and entertaining piece of anarchic theatre, live music and strange goings-on…

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Find full tour details here and see them in action here

Threads

Annie Grace is currently appearing in Stellar Quines touring production THREADS by Sylvia Dow.

A play about women, work, and knitting. Threads weaves the stories, historical, verbatim, and imagined into a multi-stranded piece of theatre using music, song and dance. From 19th Century millworkers to modern day knitting clubs, writer Sylvia Dow brings to life the history of knitting in the borders and the threads of life, fate and destiny which bind us all.

Venue and tour details here

Herald 4 star review here