Sounds like a bargain. £5 for a show at the Unity.
Tom George presents 'Tallness'
This February 9th 2007, poet and musician Tom George returns to Liverpool's Unity theatre with a one-man show combining poems, songs, sketches and monologues exploring where the truth LIES.
"In a time of fundamentalisms, political spin, rabid advertising and media hype, truth is everything and nothing"
"In the infinite perspective of now, the sanest option is to be confused"
"Mummy, why is Mr Darwin's beard on fire?"
Guest stars Tony Blair, David Icke and Major Charles Ingram give a masterclass in twaddle, and after a taste-test in the belief supermarket, we are invited to watch the crash of logic.
Tom George has been performing poetry and music in Liverpool since 1999.
As well as performances in France, Spain and Nigeria, he has appeared on Channel 4 Television, Radio Merseyside, at Glastonbury festival, and countless North-West events.
With a style that has been described as witty, wistful and surreal, his two previous Unity performances drew acclaim:
"Mr George impresses over a range of disciplines...I urge you to catch his next show" - Black and White magazine
Unity Theatre (Unity Two)
Friday, 9th February 2007
Tickets: £5.00 from www.unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk
or Unity box office, Hope Place, L1
0151 708 4988
Using Drama to help relieve life’s pressure and stress
Sun 12th November 2006 13.00 - 16.00
At The New Belve. Youth Centre, Miles Street, L8
Part Of a Weekend of Events to raise awareness of the campaign for a Community Theatre in the Dingle.
Alan Barton, an experienced practitioner in the field of using Drama to help reduce anxiety and improve health, takes a practical taster session on some techniques that can be used
To find the New Belve. go towards the bottom of Park Road (Ullet Road End) turn along Peel Street....Miles Street is half way along long on the left. The Belve. is on your right as you go up
Supported by Heal8
To guarantee place call or text details and contact to 07716848894 or
Or take a chance and turn up on the day.
Momento Mori presented by the Momentum Theatre in collaboration with Tanya Khabarova from Derevo
Described as “dance theatre of the highest class”, Momento Mori is deeply evocative and physically dynamic, mesmerising piece which is based on the myth of Orpheus' descent into Hades (the underworld)
“Amazing... non-stop drama in which the two dancers constantly surprise... an originality I have rarely seen before” Phil Key - Liverpool Daily Post
Friday 27th October 2006
Meet @ 7:30pm in the first floor bar
1 Unity Place, Liverpool, L1 1BG. Click here for a map.
Elinor Randle and Yorgos Karamalegos
The performers Eli and Yorgos will join us after the show for a chat and a drink
Tickets are available for £8/£6 conc.
Please visit or call the Unity box office on 0151 279 4988. NB - this show has sold out quickly in the past!
Thanks to Cheng Hock Toh for bringing this to my attention (after the event!). I admit it completely passed me by. Anybody got any pictures, I'm having trouble visualising it.
"For those who missed "Shimadai-when orchids fly" by Scarabeus in Sefton Park at the weekend, you should be truly disappointed. It was an artistically evocative performance that also made one proud of Liverpool's beautiful surroundings-in a manner analogous to how well "Bollywood Steps" worked on the Cathedral backdrop during this summer's Brouhaha. More of these for Liverpool 08 please and hats of to Sefton Park Palm House for organising this one!"
From Altru Drama Ltd, Hope Street
Sessions are for children aged 7 - 11 and run from 4:00pm - 5:30pm each week at the following venues:
Pennington Road Community Centre, Bootle on Tuesdays
Roby Community Centre, Huyton on Wednesdays
SARA Hall, Aigburth on Wednesdays
Children will be able to take part in drama games, improvisations, drama skills work and then have the chance to perform near Christmas.
No experience necessary. Booking is essential.
For more information call Kate on 0151 702 9293 or
The latest culturepool event...
Direct from its run at the National Theatre, The Overwhelming is a play in which no-one is quite what they seem.
1994. An American family arrive in beautiful, tiny Rwanda and find themselves out of their depth. A gripping story of a country on the brink of genocide.
"Outstanding. Entertaining. The best new play I've seen this year" Daily Telegraph.
Wednesday 27th September 2006
Meet @ 7.15pm in the bar of the Everyman Theatre
Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BH. Click here for a map
Actor and Playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah
After the performance Kwame Kwei-Armah (from TV show Casualty) leads a panel discussion including members of the Rwandan community and the audience.
Tickets are at a discounted rate of £10.50 for culturepool
Call the Everyman Theatre box office on 0151 709 4776. Please quote "culturepool offer" and ask to speak to Ros Gordon to get your discounted tickets.
National Museums Liverpool is launching an exciting opportunity for young people with a passion for drama to take part in their new Youth Theatre. Youngsters will be inspired by the unique location to create new and exciting theatre as well as develop their performance skills.
Taster sessions are at World Museum Liverpool on the the following dates:
11- 15 year olds:
Thursday 31st August - 10:30am - 11:30am
Friday 1st September - 10:30am - 11:30am
Saturday 2nd September - 10:30am - 11:30am
Saturday 9th September - 10:30am-11:30am
16- 21 year olds:
Saturday 9th September - 12pm - 1:00pm
Monday 11th September - 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday 12th September - 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Wednesday 13th September - 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Places are limited please book to reserve your place. 0151 478 4338
Altru Drama are offering chidlren and young people in Liverpool and the surrounding areas the chance to take part in a week of drama, games, fun and creativity across the summer at Knowsley Community College, Huyton.
Week 1 is for children aged 7 - 11 and will focus on telling a story through drama.
Week 2 is for young people aged 12 - 15 and will focus on scripted work and creating and developing character.
The weeks are an ideal opportunity for children and young people with a keen interest in drama and a desire to do something fun to get involved. We hope they will build confidence and selfesteem, forge new friendhsip and allow participants to uncover talents.
Costs �45 for the whole week - 10am - 3:30pm each day (chidlren should bring a packed lunch). Early bird and late leaver sessions are available (at an extra cost) for parents who have extra childcare requirements.
Booking is essential. Please call Kate on 0151 702 9293 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. More info about the company is available on the website - www.altru.co.uk.
All the park's a stage
Professional actors are now in rehearsals with community members under the direction of Spike Theatre Company, to stage the show on the grassy plains of Otterspool and Stadt Moers parks. Tickets are now on sale from the Unity Theatre box office on 0151 709 4988 priced £6/£4, with parental supervision required for children.
Performances will be in Otterspool Park on Jericho Lane in Liverpool on Saturday 15 July and Sunday 16 July then moving to Stadt Moers Park in Knowsley on 22 and 23 July, Saturday performances at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday performances at 2pm and 6pm. The drama, funded by the Liverpool Culture Company and Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council and Arts Council NW, will take audience members on an action-packed walk around the green spaces.
Otterspool Park, Liverpool and Stadsmore Park, Knowsley.
Date(s): 15/7/2006 - 28/7/2006
[t]:0151 233 2008
Building on the success of Jason and the Argonauts in Otterspool Park and Stadsmore Park, Knowsley in 2005, Spike Theatre and community groups will animate and entertain.
Bring a picnic and a waterproof!
Adventures of Baron Munchausen takes place at Otterspool on 15 and 16 July and Stadsmore Park on 22 and 23 July. Saturday performances start at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday performances at 2pm and 6pm, both weekends.
Britain’s only touring theatre ship sails back to Liverpool, 8-11 June
The UK’s only touring theatre ship stops off in Liverpool 8-11th June as part of a nationwide coastal tour of the British Isles between May and August 2006 with Walk the Plank’s entertaining twist on the world’s most famous nautical tale, Noah’s Ark. The ship will drop anchor in Canning Dock, Liverpool with performances daily.
The Fitzcarraldo, owned and operated by Walk the Plank for the last 14 years, is a former Norwegian cargo and passenger ferry, which has been transformed into a unique touring theatre. Her crew includes actors, technicians and stage managers as well as the Captain, Mate and Engineer. The team all live and work onboard, with the actors learning to heave ropes and scrub the decks and the Captain helping to rig lights and fly scenery.
The ship will return to Liverpool in August, to prepare for a winter programme of events on board including, cabaret & comedy nights, arts events and performances, DJ and Music gigs. The ship is also available to hire and makes a unique venue for parties, conferences and launches.
Everyword casting confirmed - 23rd to 27th May 2006 at the Everyman
Everyman Theatre are delighted to announce the cast for the series of readings taking place at the Everyman next week as part of the Everyword festival. Full details of the workshops, talks and readings that will be on next week can be found by clicking here.
Hatch by Collette Kane will feature Leanne Best (Unprotected), Nick Moss (Urban Legend) and Andrew Schofield (On Tour).
The cast for Loose Lips by Jonathan Larkin will include Annabel Dowler (Breezeblock Park) and Gillian Kearney (Hedda Gabler, Shameless).
For The Electric Hill by Michael McClean we welcome back Louis Emerick (Master Harold and the Boys) and Kevin Harvey (Yellowman).
Intemperance by Lizzie Nunnery will feature Mark Arends (Urban Legend), Paul Copley (The Street, The Lakes), Gillian Kearney (Shameless, Hedda Gabler) and Kay Lyon (The Morris).
The Back Pages: Sporting Stories monologues will be read by Annabel Dowler (Breezeblock Park), Neil Caple (Unprotected), Paul Duckworth (Unprotected), Nick Moss (Urban Legend), Michael Ryan (Paradise Bound) and Andrew Schofield (On Tour).