We’re running the Birmingham 10k!

Posted on Apr 27, 2016

Janice, Jess and Beth are running the Birmingham 10k on Sunday 7 May, to raise money for our new monologue project, Starting Out, which will look at the experiences of and prospects for young women entering the world of work now.  If you are able to donate, please visit our fundraising page at justgiving.com/womenandtheatrerunners and […]

Spring’s Sprung performances

Posted on Apr 12, 2016
Spring’s Sprung performances

We still have a few performance slots free for our lovely Spring show which is touring during the weeks of 18th April and 25 April. If you are in touch with any community settings or older people’s residences who might be interested, do let them know.

Are you looking for a performance opportunity?

Posted on Feb 2, 2016

We’re looking for male performers to take parts in Theatres of Conscience – a new performance piece about the experiences of conscientious objectors in WWI.  Actors are required on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February from 10am-4pm, Tuesdays 16, 23 Feb and 1, 8 March from 6.30-8.00pm for rehearsals.  Performances take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 […]

Welcome to our Artistic Intern

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

We are delighted to welcome Artistic Intern, Bethany Kapila to the Women & Theatre team. Beth will be with us for 6 months in a post that has been part funded by the Creative Employment programme, and will be working on a number of projects, supporting in both delivery and administrative areas.

Barbara & Friends

Posted on Jan 12, 2016
Barbara & Friends

Ever wondered what’s behind the doors of an ExtraCare village?  Now’s your chance to find out as Women & Theatre present a Barbara & Friends comedy night on Saturday 23 January 2016 at 7.30pm at the new ExtraCare Bournville Gardens.  Joining Barbara will be comedians Noel James, and Lindsey Santoro. Tickets are £10 for non-residents and can be […]

Support our WWI project

Posted on Nov 11, 2015
Support our WWI project

Theatres of Conscience Following on from the success of our WWI projects, The Chocolate Soldiers, and Women’s Work, we are now preparing for a third WWI project to commence in the New Year.  Theatres of Conscience is a heritage project for community participants, delivered in partnership with mac birmingham, looking at the experiences of Conscientious […]

Christmas show now available!

Posted on Oct 6, 2015
Christmas show now available!

This year we’re bringing back our popular seasonal production, The Christmas Box.  Perfect for older people’s residential and community settings, it has the feel of a travelling show with all the props and set pulled out from a wheelbarrow!  With stories of winter and Christmas time, music and songs, interactive games and discussions, it celebrates the […]

Arts Awards success

Posted on Sep 17, 2015
Arts Awards success

We are absolutely delighted to announce that all 9 boys from our Boys Talk project who submitted portfolios for their Bronze Arts Award have been successful in gaining accreditation.  Arts Awards are now being incorporated regularly into our projects with young people, and we hope to be able to offer both Bronze and Silver awards as […]

W&T at Parliamentary Reception

Posted on Jul 14, 2015
W&T at Parliamentary Reception

We were delighted to be invited by Heritage Lottery Fund to a Parliamentary Reception last week at the House of Commons to speak about our WWI projects, The Chocolate Soldiers, and Women’s Work: Stories of the factory workers.  Scheduled for budget day, HLF were encouraging all new MPs to come and hear about their First World […]

Boys Talk performance

Posted on Jun 11, 2015
Boys Talk performance

  Our Boys Talk performance at mac birmingham on 23 May went extremely well.  The weather behaved itself, and stayed dry for the two performances in the Outdoor Arena, and we had great audiences too. With live music, spoken word, dance, and a bit of stand up comedy thrown in, there was something for everyone. The […]