A trio of micro plays commissioned for our Blueprint Festival of new ideas are all based on one theme, Food For Thought
, but they could not be more different.
Festival-goers can see script-in-hand performances of the three 20-minute plays that feature a mouse, a wake and a trendy restaurant in one festival event.
The programme, curated by Danielle Kassaraté
(Associate Director Talent Development) and playwright Somebody Jones
, includes discussion time after each play when the audience is invited to join the conversation about the work with the creative team and actors.
Food For Thought
is part of our ongoing mission to encourage new voices into the building and develop new and local talent, particularly from the Global Majority.
The first play in the programme is There’s a Mouse in the Kitchen
, written by Cal-I Jonel
and directed by George Morgan
. It looks at the relationship of an anxious student with a rodent phobia and his sporty older brother, played by Owen Chaponda
and Dauda Ladejobi
In Antoinette Jackman
’s Like My Skin and Blister
secrets are revealed between two cousins in the kitchen after a family funeral. Sharon Rose
and Deborah Imhogiemhe
play the two young women and Britny Virginia Albert
by Somebody Jones
and directed by Charleen Qwaye
is a thriller set in a trendy restaurant, where Adam Karim
and Mia Lysandrou
are meeting to get their stories straight about their missing friend
Food for Thought
is playing 21 & 23 September at 3 pm in the Learning Space. Tickets cost £5, £3 concessions +65p QNext fee. Click here
to purchase tickets.
(with the exception of Rice & Peas, The Story Is True For Most Of Us and Boost!)
Book 4 Blueprint events
and get 50p off each ticket
Book 6 Blueprint events
and get £1 off each ticket
Add the events to your basket and the discount will apply automatically. Get 20% off food and drink at QBar and The Cafe by showing your festival pass.