Laffacino presents: Subverse Comedy Cabaret
An exciting night of comic and subversive spoken word, stand up, new writing and theatre
including performances by Ugly Killers, Lady Josephine, Chris Savage-King and TellmeaboutyourX amongst others with your host MC Rachel Sambrooks
SHOWCASE: 23-25 November
Rehearsed readings of three plays to enable writers to test out new work in front of an audience. Extracts will be performed across three nights, exploring the moral trade-offs that people make in pursuit of the greater good.
SMALL PLAYS ABOUT BIG SOCIETY: 26 November
An evening of short plays written in response to David Cameron’s “Big Society” rallying call. Writers include Keith R Lindsay, Claire Bennett, Simon Andrew Stirling, Vanessa Oakes and Sarah Grochala
THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS: 27 November
by Vanessa Oakes, performed by Robert Lister
First commissioned by Warwick Words in 2009, we are delighted to bring this sell-out show to Birmingham audiences. This funny and touching play deals with the vulnerability of ageing and grief and explores the distance between intimacy and friendship
YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU!
An evening of short plays, selected from open submission