A Kung Fu Movie On Stage

by Thundercake in Norwich, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 9th March 2018 we successfully raised £1,120 with 57 supporters in 21 days

We need startup funds for our new theatre company, Thunder Cake Productions to pay for audition space, graphics, web design etc

by Thundercake in Norwich, England, United Kingdom

We need your support! We need startup funding for our new theatre company – 

Thunder Cake Productions!

Thunder Cake is turning classic on-screen excitement into on-stage adventure, in a style we’re calling ‘Action-as-narrative’.  We’re gonna re-create a kung fu movie on stage; a humorous, affectionate homage to a film genre we love.  It'll feature amazing sound effects,  talented performers including vocal artists and some crazy physical tricks and stunts. 

We made a start on this project with a little piece we did as a proof of concept and now with more professional experience under our belts we can create something bigger, better, faster, slicker, hairier.  A love letter to every Jet Li, Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee moment we've ever wanted to see up close - coming to a stage near you in 2019!

But before we get there we have a ton of work to do. We need to secure funding, convince theatre and arts organisations to work with us (like the fabulous Garage Theatre in Norwich, our first major partner organisation), do research, find our audience, find actors who have the (literal) chops to take on the broad range of skills and training we'll be asking of them, do theatre R&D, write, rehearse and much more.

This Crowdfunder, as a wise Jedi* once sort-of said, is taking our first step into a larger world.

We hope you'll support us.

*there won't be Jedi in this show, probably, but there will almost certainly be an ancient wise master wearing  a robe or something, so it's totes relevant.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation. Please select a reward below.

£5 or more

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Enter The Thundercake

Come join us for our end of R&D scratch performance with post show Q&A! This may of course be tricky if you do not live locally, so let’s keep in touch! We will announce future dates to all our supporters via our VIP mailing list before going public!

£25 or more

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Shaolin Film Club

On top of the scratch performance ticket, personalised thank you card and blooper reel access, you will also receive an invite to a Kung Fu movie night hosted by Thunder Cake Productions at a Norwich venue to be confirmed.

£50 or more

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Iron T Shirt Technique

For £50 you will receive all the previous rewards, plus an exclusive Thunder Cake Productions t-shirt!

£100 or more

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The Bruce Lee

For £100, on top of all of the other previous offers, you can also claim a Kung Fu taster session with Thunder Cake Productions’ Artistic Director, Tom Francis. (Offered in Norwich or within a 100 mile radius)

£10 or more

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Monkey Magic

As well as a ticket to our R&D scratch performance with post show Q&A, you will also receive a personalised thank you and access to the crowdfunder bloopers reel.

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