THE HOME /2

So I can now reveal that I was a cast member of Christopher Green’s extraordinary, meticulous, tender, brutal 48 hour immersive experience THE HOME. A huge collaboration between Christopher, The Albany, Entelechy Arts. One of my favourite ever showbiz adventures. Anita has hung up her Chair Zumba outfit for now but will be resuming in…

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THE HOME

Currently deep deep deep in collaborating with artistic polymath and style icon Christopher Green on his new immersive theatre show, the HOME, which is about care, care homes, vulnerability, political shenanigans, systems failures, quality, collectivity, joy, failure, and many other good things. It’s an honour and a privilege. http://christophergreen.net/home-experiential-entertainment-residential-care/

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Aesop at the Unicorn

Super happs to be one of the writers on this reimagining of Aesop by the Unicorn theatre – I’m doing one of the 4-7 ones and am in awesome company eg two of the Chrises- Goode and Thorpe – Somalia Seaton and many other cool persons. Directed by my homie Justin Audibert and Rachel Bagshaw.…

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OLD STREET

I love making shows about London and its ever shifting identities. Here’s one: OLD STREET by Bunny, who are Rachael Spence and Lisa Hammond. It’s about housing, community, gentrification, home, all told in their customary charming inclusive hilarious way. I’m delighted to be dramaturging on it for the next couple weeks. When I looked up…

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MY KIND OF MICHAEL

Also I’ve done a bit of storynerdery on this, the new(ish) – he opened it in Edinburgh last year – show from one of my faves, Nick Cassenbaum. It does Arts Depot on 16th May, then BAC on 21/22 May, then tours all over the place. Featuring Nick’s customary charm and warmth and ace storytelling,…

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WILD COUNTRY

This week’s dramaturgy, in my promiscuous dramaturgy phase, is back in with Edith Tankus, on Wild Country. You can catch a scratch of it at Pulse Festival at the end of the month, or at Folkestone Quarterhouse, or at Cambridge Junction Motherworks’ Festival. We’re working with the brilliant Laura Keefe, who directed Dennis of Penge…

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HUMAN JAM

Feel really really happy to have been asked by Brian Logan, artistic director of CPT, to do a bit of dramaturgy/story nerdery on his new show. It opens on 7th May-25th and you can find out ERRRRRRRTHING you need to know about it below. He’s made it with shapeshifting performance genius SHAMIRA TURNER and affable…

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VICTORY IS MINE

So in January I got a Developing Your Creative Practice Grant from ACE and I used it to pay myself a little bit whilst I smashed out the first three episodes of How (Not) to Live in Suburbia. This task of unsolicited TV writing, completed whilst working f/t, tryna keep it real, attempting to parent…

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RAYMONDO TOURS THE STATES

We, The Cartographers, a new national community of artists, are sharing “Raymondo,” a play by Annie Siddons. Part fairy tale and part humanitarian howl, this one-person show was first produced at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to critical and audience acclaim. The work is funny and tender and all the things you pray to encounter in…

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DEAR ELIZABETH

I’m super delighted to have been asked to join the list of august performers doing Dear Elizabeth at the Gate. Mine’s the matinee today. Guerilla theatre, you turn up, you do it. No mess no fuss. A celebration of epistolary friendship, poetry, Lowell and Bishop, platonic love, other love, encounter, distance, connection. I’m doing it…

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