Middle-Weight Theatre Company

by Tom Stabb in Exeter, Devon, England

Help fund Middle-Weight Theatre Company's 2019 tour, Edinburgh & Brighton Festival Fringe appearances and beyond!

by Tom Stabb in Exeter, Devon, England

We did it
On 29th September 2018 we successfully raised £2,670 with 36 supporters in 28 days

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Who we are:
In 2013, Middle-Weight Theatre Company was founded by writer Matt Roberts and director Tom Stabb with the aim to produce and maintain high quality theatre entertainment and showcase insightful, thought provoking writing through a variety of talented actors.

Since Middle-Weight's initial projects, Matt and Tom have welcomed the talents of Al Wadlan, Chrissy Marshall and Jemma Gillard in the co-running of the company as of 2015.
All have a vast range of expertise and experience; between them they have worked in teaching, the NHS, both the music and theatre industry and burlesque to name a few of their trades and talents.

What we do:
We're a family of 5 who between us cover directing, producing, writing, editing, acting, promoting and performing - it’s pretty challenging work which requires total dedication, but it is equally fun, wonderfully unpredictable and always exhilarating. 

Why we do it:
Inspired by both troubling and swiftly changing times, Middle-Weight Theatre Company have, always through original writing, tackled often contentious subjects such as the effects of misogyny in the workplace, the epidemic of loneliness, the phenomenon of Broken Britain and the history of anaesthesia and it's effect on the modern society.
Each play is written and performed in a way that challenges the audience by presenting them with subjective, unusual and impressionistic perspectives of these themes, encouraging them always to debate, explore and argue Middle-Weight's original and always entertaining content.

During the years since the company’s inception, we have been thoroughly humbled by the endless support and goodwill we have received by our friends, families, all of our audience members, reviewers and venues across the country.

Thus far, we have written, produced, performed and toured four original productions:
'Sound Bite' - 2013:
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'Insensible' - 2015:
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'Remedies - A Ballad of Broken Britain' - 2016/2017:
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'Limited Company - The Answer to Loneliness' - 2018:
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We have also produced and performed 'Run For Your Wife' - by Ray Cooney (in tribute to Tom's late father) - 2015:
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So, what's next? 

Rehearsals have already begun for our fifth original production . . .

'amendments: A Play on Words' is a study of the prevalence of political correctness in our lives today and whether it is destroying our language and diminishing our lives, or if it is a necessary component of a society in order to protect its weak and vulnerable.

Our plan and how you can help.

Since 2013, every production has been funded solely between each member of Middle-Weight Theatre Company, but now we need your help. We are appealing for your support in order to fund this new and exciting project for a national 2019 tour including appearances at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019, and to provide a financial launch pad for future projects already scheduled for 2020/2021.

Your donation will help with:

  • Venue hire   (for all performances on tour)
  • Transportation 
  • Accommodation 
  • Advertising / publicity  (for online and offline publications)
  • Set construction / hire  
  • All Edinburgh & Brighton Fringe Festival costs  (venue hire, registration, advertising / publicity)

Any donation you contribute will help this unique and thriving theatre company to continue electrifying people across the UK with innovative scripts and thrilling, high intensity performances.


For more information please find us here: www.middleweighttheatrecompany.com
Or please contact us on middle-weighttheatre@hotmail.com

MWTC

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

Our: Humble thanks!

A social media thank you and personalised E-card.

£10 or more

Our: Many thanks!

All the above, plus: A Middle-Weight Theatre Company pin badge!

£15 or more

Our: Very grateful thanks!

All the above, plus - A mention on the Middle-Weight Theatre Company website.

£20 or more

Our: Very special thanks!

All the above, plus - A Middle-Weight Theatre Company mug!

£50 or more

Our: OH WOW thanks!

All the above, plus - An 'amendments: A Play on Words' signed poster & 2x complimentary tickets.

£100 or more

Our: You're a special type of human thanks!

All the above, plus - A personalised meet and greet, 2x complimentary drinks and a personalised video thank you message from the cast.

£200 or more

Our: We think we might love you thanks!

All the above, plus - An extra 2x complimentary tickets, a signed copy of the full script and personalised thank you in the show programme.

£500 or more

Our: We are in fact in love with you thanks!

All the above, plus - A producing credit on all advertising publications, an invitation to join the company to their after-tour 'party' - with complimentary drinks / dinner.

£1,000 or more

Our: HOLY F*&%#@G MACKEREL THANKS!

All the above, plus - Your name/s specifically written into the play and a recorded online video link of the full live production.


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