Christmas by Candlelight at the Old Joint Stock returns!

Christmas by Candlelight returns!   Possibly one of our most popular events, Christmas by Candlelight returns this Sundayand next for two very special festive evenings of entertainment!   Join us as we deck the bar from top to bottom in candles and the talented Old Joint Stock Musical Theatre Company (Rent, 2013, The Last Five … Continue reading

Last chance for Toadally Free Improv Comedy in 2014

Last Chance Toadally Free Improv Comedy for 2014 Come and see Box of Frogs next Monday. It’s your last chance to catch a free night of high-octane Improvised Comedy this year.  Come down to the Blue Orange Theatre next Monday, December 15th. All your favourite improv games, unrehearsed and improvised entirely live. No-one knows what will … Continue reading

Cannon Hill Collective – Change My Mind

Dear friends, collaborators and partners   You are cordially invited to an Artists Talk by Leo Kay from Unfinished Business on Thurs 18th Dec at 7.45pm in the main gallery at mac birmingham. Sharing insight into innovative performance research project Change My Mind, Leo presents an intimate evening of invited discussion and film screenings exploring … Continue reading

Quercus Trust Award 2015 Alexander Zeldin appointed Associate Director at Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Quercus Trust Award 2015 Alexander Zeldin appointed Associate Director at Birmingham Repertory Theatre    Director Alexander Zeldin is a recipient of the Quercus Trust Award 2015 and has been appointed Associate Director at  Birmingham Repertory Theatre. He will take up his position in 2015.   The Quercus Award for Theatre Directors, a biennial initiative now … Continue reading

MORE SELFIES !! Monday 15th December at The REP

MORE SELFIES  @ The STUDIO at The REP 8.00pm Monday 15th December 2014 Directed by Jessica Dromgoole (BBC)   BOLDtext Playwrights return to Open Door at The REP – this time in The STUDIO – with more self-portraits exposing what it’s really like to be a working playwright in the region today. Drawing on our own personal … Continue reading

Improv Beginners’ Class – Don’t Miss the Early Bird!

Improv Beginners’ evening classes – don’t miss the Early Bird! A perfect Xmas gift – no experience required. Just 2 weeks left to book your Early Bird place on Box of Frogs eight-week improv beginners’ course.  Starting at the Blue Orange Theatre onThursday 22nd January 2015.  Learn the core skills of improvised comedy.  Discover the joy, freedom … Continue reading

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Scoops Hat Trick of Awards

BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE SCOOPS HAT TRICK OF AWARDS   Birmingham Repertory Theatre has scooped three awards in recognition of its burgeoning artist development work.   CIRCLES by local writer, Rachel De-lahay, has been awarded The Catherine Johnson Award for Best Play 2014. Handsworth-born Rachel, won a bursary from The Pearson Playwrights’ Scheme (now known as … Continue reading

Two More Job Opportunities from Little Earthquake

Two More Job Opportunities from Little Earthquake – Lighting Designer / Technical Production Manager (paid positions) As part of our yearlong project, the Young Producers have now chosen which show idea they want to develop with us through to full production: and the winner is The Boy Who Became A Beetle! Freely inspired by Kafka’s … Continue reading

Commissioning opportunity at mac birmingham

Slot Together   mac birmingham are commissioning a series of eight short theatre shows inspired by a set of rules laid out by Stan’s Cafe. Four productions will combine to create an evening of performances on 9 May 2015 with the remaining four performed on 16 May 2015 in the Hexagon Theatre at mac birmingham … Continue reading

Impro-Ho-Ho! Improvised Xmas Comedy from Box Of Frogs

Box of Frogs presents “Impro-Ho-Ho!     – an improvised Xmas Cracker! Deck the Halls with Mistletoads and Folly! Blue Orange favourites Box of Frogs are Gathering Winter Fools for a Festive Feast of Spontaneous Celebration. An evening stuffed as a turkey with comedy and fun.  Gorge yourself on a Xmas pudding of improvised delights, … Continue reading


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