A short summary of our project
Following 5 star reviewed productions of 'Miss Julie' in 2015 and 'Low Level Panic' in 2016, this year The Bread & Roses Theatre is putting on a revival of the debut play of Olivier-Award-winning playwright and BAFTA-Award-winning screenwriter debbie tucker green. Amelia and Jason are drawn into the dark and compelling world of their mutual neighbour Jo who is the victim of nightly domestic violence. As Jason is increasingly addicted to eaves-dropping on Jo's abuse, Amelia's frustration with Jo's predicament develops. A play concerned with voyeurism, power and guilt.
Who are We?
- Tessa Hart - Artistic Director & Co-Founder of The Bread & Roses Theatre; Director of dirty butterfly
- Rebecca Pryle - Managing Director & Co-Founder of The Bread & Roses Theatre; Actress in dirty butterfly
- Velenzia Spearpoint - Producer
- Eleanor Rose - Production Manager
- Jo Jones - Set & Costume Designer
- Rachel Sampley - Sound & Light Designer
- Assistant Director - Laura Clifford
- Rachel Clarke - Actress
- Andrew Umerah - Actor
Founded in 2012 the BRTC has since been presenting regular new writing night The Platform in what was initially nothing more than the upstairs function room at the Bread & Roses pub. After a lot of hard work and financial support from the pub, The Bread & Roses Theatre was eventually officially launched in November 2014. Since the launch the theatre has immediately been able to build up a busy and diverse programme, which is growing from strength to strength. The theatre has also been a recipient of the ICWP 50/50 Applause Award two years in a row. We are now thrilled to be presenting our third in-house production in our very own theatre.
Where will the money go?
We are mainly funding the project from the theatre's own profits. All creatives are already guaranteed a fee and direct share of money made from ticket sales (without deduction of expenses) and we have a very small budget for marketing and design of the production. If we hit our minimum target the money will be used towards increasing the budget we have available to spend on the marketing and design, to make it the best production possible. If the funding exceeds our minimum target it would be used to further top up these budgets as well as the fees for the creatives and towards covering the theatre's production expenses. We will be sharing at least weekly updates on the progress of our production and you can also follow details on our website and social media.
Images and video
Our trailer is currently being edited and will be available shortly. We will also share rehearsal pictures and other previews as soon as we kick off rehearsals.
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Help us succeed!
You don't need to give money to help us succeed! Please share this project with anyone you think would support us – on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, by email, telephone, in a chat over the fence or on your blog. In fact, share it with everyone you know as we think it's a great idea, and the more people who know about it, the more likely we are to make this work out brilliantly. Other ways to support us are by buying tickets to the production, or promoting the show to your friends and network.
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