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WHAT'S ON 

JACK STUDIO THEATRE

at Brockley Jack pub

410 Brockley Road, London SE4 2DH

http://www.brockleyjack.co.uk

 

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THE STATE OF THINGS

7 - 23 September

 

book by Thomas Attwood

music & lyrics by Elliot Clay

Original story by Thomas Attwood & Elliot Clay

 

In the run up to their GCSE performance, six teenagers discover the school’s music course is being cut, and their hopes of future studies are dashed.

 

Set against the backdrop of austerity Britain this funny, feisty and heartbreaking new musical follows six unlikely friends as they stick two fingers up at THE STATE OF THINGS.

 

The AC Group return to the Jack following their award-nominated productions of Macbeth & Side By Side By Sondheim. See this brand new British musical on stage for the very first time!

 

 

 

 

Frankenstein

based on the novel by Mary Shelley

Written & Directed by Ross McGregor

26 September - 21 October

Presented by Arrows & Traps Theatre

 

I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together.

 

Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant and ambitious young student, discovers the secret of creating life from the remains of the dead. But elation at his triumph is replaced by horror when he realises the full extent of his monstrous creation. Abandoned by the one who made him, Frankenstein’s Creature is left alone in a world that fears and rejects him, and soon his innocence turns to misery. Increasingly desperate and vengeful, he determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying bargain.

 

Five-time Offie-Nominated Arrows & Traps bring to life a remarkable brand-new adaptation of this thrilling and haunting gothic tale about the dangers of scientific irresponsibility and parental neglect, in celebration of the 200 year anniversary since Mary Shelley wrote the original manuscript.

 

 

 

 

 

ON THE PISTE by John Godber

produced by David Ball Productions

24 October - 11 November

 

Strap on your skis and join us for an avalanche of laughs as acclaimed British playwright John Godber takes us On The Piste to the slopes of Chamonix in this bitter-sweet Olivier nominated comedy.

 

First timers and Brits abroad, Chris and Alison, Bev and Dave take to the slopes and the sauna as the ski novices try to impress. They’ve got the designer salopettes, but do they have the courage to hit the slopes? Athletic ski instructor Tony is eager to put them through their paces. Both on and off piste! Away from home, emotions and passions are running high while the ‘après ski’ brings nerves and insecurities dangerously close to the surface.

 

Once the skis have been clicked into place, there’s no stopping this fast paced and side-splitting play from the author of the hugely popular Bouncers.

 

 

 

 

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

by Oscar Wilde

Tuesday 14 November to Saturday 2 December 2017 at 7.45pm

 

presented by David Ball Productions and Redwright Productions

 

In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.

 

John Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff are dissatisfied with their tediously mundane lives. To escape the burden of social obligation they attempt to win the hearts of two women who claim to only love men called Ernest. Both men create alter ego’s and become tangled in a web of mishap and misadventure.

 

It is exquisitely trivial, a delicate bubble of fancy, and it has a philosophy…. That we should treat all the trivial things of life very seriously, and all the serious things of life with sincere and studied triviality. Oscar Wilde

the state of things poster fRANKENSTEIGN On the piste