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    • 11/02/2020
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    “For the good deed you have done me, I must do all the ill man can invent.

    Putney Theatre Company presents The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster.

    Performance dates: Tuesday 11 February to Saturday 15 February 2020, 7.45pm (main stage)

    Power corrupts its holders as well as those who feel its absence. John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi explores the extremities of sanity, rage and lust while always returning to jealousy. The Duchess has power, but on what terms – and how fragile is it?

    Using live camera projections, movement and original music, this production will explore the façades of power, as well as how we understand gender in our public and private spheres.

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    • 03/03/2020
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    • 07/03/2020
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    “We’re always the same age inside.

    Putney Theatre Company presents The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe.

    Performance dates: Tuesday 3 March to Saturday 7 March 2020, 7.45pm  (main Stage)

    Every Sunday, a team of girls meet to play football. We listen to their secrets and their squabbles, from the seemingly unremarkable to the incredibly profound. Growing up is tough, especially in a confusing, fast-moving world. Alone it feels like it might be impossible to fathom, but as a pack, they’re fierce.

    Disarmingly funny, The Wolves is a portrait of self-discovery and ambition, speaking to the 16 year old in all of us.

    First seen in New York, this finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama has been an international hit.

    “As exhilarating a 90 minutes as you can hope to spend in the theatre… leaves you breathless.” Time Out

    “Theatre that keeps you on the edge of your seat” The New York Times

    “An astonishing new play. Extraordinary.” New York Magazine

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    • 17/03/2020
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    • 21/03/2020
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    “You can’t tell your mum the streets are full of psychos and it’s pure fluke you get home alive every night.

    Putney Theatre Company presents Killology by Gary Owen.

    Performance dates: Tuesday 17 March to Saturday 21 March 2020, 7.45pm (studio theatre)

    It's only a game! Created from hatred. Designed for aggression. Played for gratification. It's entertainment. But what if it actually stokes the flames?

    Shocking, savage yet deeply tender, this Olivier Award-winning drama is a brutal, beautiful bruise of a play. Exploring the cause and effect of violence, it becomes a powerfully emotional drama about fathers and sons and the absence of love.

    First seen at the Royal Court Theatre, Killology contains scenes and dialogue that some people may find disturbing.

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    • 21/04/2020
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    • 25/04/2020
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    “...the real tragedy of life was that you got what you wanted...

    Putney Theatre Company presents The Hollow by Agatha Christie.

    Performance dates: Tuesday 21 to Saturday 25 April 2020, 7.45pm (main stage)

    You are invited to join us for a weekend away at The Hollow, the home of Lord and Lady Angkatell. Noted guests include a prominent Harley Street doctor and his wife, a prominent sculptress, a fashionable sales assistant and a country landowner. When the world’s most famous film star makes an uninvited entrance, the weekend becomes more bloody than expected.

    Originally a Poriot story, Agatha Christie adapted her novel for the stage and this proved such a success she went on to write The Mousetrap, the longest-running play in the world. Putney Theatre Company's modern-day version of this classic from the Queen of Crime promises to intrigue and thrill in equal measure because, after all, murder is timeless.

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    • 10/05/2020
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    “I know my boy. I'd know if something happened to him.

    Putney Theatre Company presents  a rehearsed reading of Gut by Frances Poet.

    Performance date: Sunday 10 May 2020, 7.45pm (main stage)

    How far will a parent go to protect their child from the potential evils of the world? Is it ok to trust others around your child or is it more dangerous not to trust at all? Frances Poet's Gut tackles themes of protection, guardianship and accountability, while challenging parental boundaries and family ties. But if a child cannot be trusted with its own parent... can they ever truly be safe?

    Gut was first produced in 2018 at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in association with the National Theatre of Scotland.

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    A rehearsed reading – also known as a script-in-hand reading – involves actors performing a play without having to learn the script by heart.

    • 19/05/2020
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    • 23/05/2020
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    Is it better or worse to know the truth?

    Putney Theatre Company presents Truth or Dare, a new writing event.

    Performance dates: Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 May 2020, 7.45pm (studio theatre)

    Submissions have now closed for this event. We are currently in the process of choosing scripts to take forward to the next stage of development, before making the final decision on which pieces to produce by January 2020 for performance in May. 

    New Writing theme: Truth or Dare

    Whilst we roam around our world, questions arise about how well we know each individual we encounter and think we know already. Families, work colleagues, house mates, partners, friends and siblings all hold out at a life, whilst they stride through their everyday routines and aspirations.

    What would happen if one of those members sprung a truth you did not realise about them which could change one's outlook, perspective, thought process and view of that person? Would it change the values of people? Would you dare to push for the truth? Would it change the trajectory of one's life if a truth were to be told? Should we dare to open old wounds for the sake of others or even oneself? Would it be better or worse to know the truth?

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    • 23/06/2020
    • 05/07/2020
    • 2 sessions
    • Putney Arts Theatre

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    A man of many parts. And one big part.

    Putney Theatre Company presents Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, adapted by Glyn Maxwell.

    Performance dates: Tuesday 23 to Saturday 27 June 2020, 7.45pm (main stage) and Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 July 2020, 3pm (outdoors)

    It is the era of The Three Musketeers, and swashbuckling swordsman-poet Cyrano is celebrated throughout Paris for his prowess in battle, his wit and his panache. However, his boisterous demeanour masks a secret sorrow: he adores the beautiful Roxane, yet fears to speak of his passion because he is convinced that his gigantic nose makes him too ugly to be loved.

    When handsome but tongue-tied young nobleman Christian joins his regiment, Cyrano seizes the opportunity to woo Roxane by proxy. But our hero must emerge victorious through duels, bitter rivalry and war to win the heart of his lady in Rostand’s rollicking epic of adventure and romance.

    Pleae note, tickets for outdoor performances in July will be available nearer the time. 

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