Tristan Bates Theatre

TBT Autumn 2015 season

3 September 2015


September-December at the TBT features a stellar international line-up of new work, transfers and Festivals. The season comprises two full productions, one acclaimed transfer and two Festivals showcasing artists and stories from across the globe.

We're thrilled to announce our full autumn 2015 season from September-December, featuring a stellar international line-up of new work, transfers and Festivals. The season comprises two full productions, one acclaimed transfer and two Festivals showcasing artists and stories from across the globe.

Beginning on 22nd September, Nottingham Playhouse co-present a literary gem in the form of D H Lawrence bio-drama PHOENIX RISING by Campbell Kay, playing for a month-long London run following acclaimed seasons in Nottingham, on tour and in Australia. Alongside this run, we take a journey across the Atlantic for two weeks of free afternoon playreadings with NEW AMERICAN VOICES, American Actors UK’s annual festival of new theatre from the US and Canada (full line-up to be announced soon).

October continues with a visit to 1978 Iran in ZENDEH’s acclaimed CINEMA, direct from a hit season at the Edinburgh Fringe in association with Northern Stage. This beautiful and innovative new work explores the human and political aftermath of Iran’s devastating Cinema Rex Fire. From 26th October, we celebrate musical theatre with FROM PAGE TO STAGE 2015, featuring exciting new talent from the UK and around the world. Previously held at the Landor Theatre, this acclaimed annual festival now comes to the centre of town, supported by Arts Council England.

Drawing the season to a close in powerful style from 24th November – 12th December is Yang-May Ooi’s stunning BOUND FEET BLUES: A Life Told In Shoes, playing as part of the South East Asian Arts Festival following initial development at the Tristan Bates Theatre last year. Also supported by Arts Council England, the show takes an epic journey from China via East Asia to Australia and England to explore female empowerment and desirability through three generations – and a lot of shoes.

Plus for our last week of the year, from 14th-19th December will be our Actors Centre Christmas WeekFeaturing the traditional Actors Centre Panto, plus a showcase of new work by members, full details will be announced online very soon.

We look forward to welcoming you to the TBT over the next four months!