LIVERPOOL FRINGE FUNDRAISERS
LIVERPOOL FRINGE 2019 SHOWS
Hope Street Theatre; 2nd June, 19:30; Tickets: £10
One playwright, two plays. Agnes And Me will make you laugh and question the existence of guardian angels. Why? will make you cry and question the issue of mental health.
DEATH AND ALL HIS FRIENDS
Hope Street Theatre; 12th & 13th June, 19:30; Tickets: £12/£9 concession
Death and All His Friends introduces us to Jeb. Jeb is dead and has been for over 100 years. But this June, he’s back and he’s brought his friends. Three twisted tales of the macabre that will shock and scare you.
Carnival of Eternal Light
81 Renshaw Street; 5th & 12th June, 19:00; Tickets £6 (£5 Concessions)
Elysiad is Carnival’s second Multi – Arts Theatre Production and tells the story of a dark and thunderous evening in the city of Elysiad. Superhero – The Libertine, eccentric Professor Razor and overworked Detective Benson must foil four supervillains in one night before it is too late!
Doolywho Theatre Company
The Black-E Chamber Theatre; 8th & 9th June, 19:30; Tickets: £8/£7 (Conc)
This Liverpool based dark comedy follows a recently sacked, depressed accountant who returns home from London for his Mum’s funeral. He finds himself surrounded by old friends, who convince him the best course of action is to rob the local kebab house, Arin’s.
The Pilgrim; 15th June, 19:30; Tickets: £5
Colin Galletly will entertain you with a blizzard of puns, gags, and one-liners. Nathalie Kerrio will make you laugh with her French observational humour and wit. Together they will provide you with 50 minutes of slightly odd fun, in It’s OK To Laugh!
ADAM WARD presents
The Pilgrim; 6th & 7th June, 19:00; Tickets £4
From the creator of ‘Long Joan Silver’ comes a new puppet filled
musical-comedy. José is a tale of revenge, as José seeks to avenge the
death of his donkey. With music, mystical fish, evil twins and
absurdity, this a production not to be missed.
JUMPING THE BARRIERS
Fedricks; 12th & 13th June, 18:00-19:00; Tickets: £5
Jumping the Barriers tells the story of a meeting on a train between a young graduate and a homeless northerner. Their short train journey shows how first impressions can be deceiving, we often take a lot for granted and that we always have a choice
Ad Libitum Theatre
The Casa Theatre; 10th & 11th June, 19:30; Tickets: £8 (£7 concession)
Alice is a troubled woman. Marriage, teenage daughter, her own damaged childhood. Then there’s Stuart, her therapist. She approaches him with an agenda and gets a lot more than she bargained for. A play about a mother dealing with the affects of abuse.
Hope Street Theatre; 14th & 15th June, 19:30; Tickets: £12/£9 concession
Monstrous Minds is a Twilight Zone-style story for the modern world. And like any classic Twilight Zone episode, it’s grounded in universal themes that anyone can relate to. Four short new plays that build upon classic nostalgia and combines it with a 2019 sensibility.
Hope Street Theatre; 10th & 11th June, 19:30; TICKETS: £6/£5 (cons) https://www.ticketquarter.co.uk/Online/ordinary-people
Liverpool Scriptshop presents….
Two extraordinary nights of original drama from some outstanding writers. A startling variety of stories to make you laugh, cry, and stand up and shout.
Grin Theatre Company (poster attached)
HUS; 14th & 15th June; 19:30; Tickets: £6
A physical piece unravelling the sordid and sexual tale of Joe Orton, and his lover Kenneth Halliwell. Seductively physical with a toxic cocktail of hateful desire. (Contains scenes of a sexual nature and very strong language)
Gibberish Brewpub; 7th & 8th June, 19:30; Tickets: £7
Liverpool is a city full of characters, and there’s always more to them than you can learn at first glance. Second glances is 4 short stories exploring the webs people weave and how the everyday can make us look twice
SHORT BUT SWEET
Liverpool Network Theatre
The Theatre at the Casa; 14th June, 19:30; £5
On The Shore by Tim Hemmings is a political comedy about the last
three dodos on Earth.
Hangman by Ian Gray is a dark tale of a troubled teenager discussing
their uncertain future with a caring and dedicated supply teacher.
And a preview of our summer tour of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, As
You Like It.
Shipping Forecast!; 5th & 6th June, 20:00; £5 (Tickets available on https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/succourpunch )
After it’s sell-out debut, Stripped is back and more revealing than ever!!! Succour Punch Theatre are proud to be baring all once again for this ‘stripped back’ performance of Stripped. A show about sex… ual politics with a naughty side.
★★★★★ – North West End
Thereby Hangs a Tale
The Pilgrim; 13th & 14th June, 19:30; Tickets: £5
Welcome to the Russian Revolution of 2019. Part gig, part play, part rally, part revolution! This comic and irreverent reinvention of John Reed’s 1917 eyewitness account mixes protest songs, spoken word and events from a century ago with today’s most radical politics.
Fredricks; 3RD,4TH & 5TH June, 19:30; Tickets:£5
Na na na na na na na na Batman! Na na na na na na na na panto!
After a sell-out adult pantomime in 2018’s Fringe, WDG are back with a new adult offering.
Holy adult panto Batman! (also featuring Robin – in spandex)
Valley Theatre Players
Valley Community Theatre; 14th & 15th June, 19:30; Tickets: Pay what you think
Bodies are going missing from the city’s graveyards. people suspect body snatchers, providing a service to the local schools of Anatomy, where doctors are crying out for corpses to dissect. But when Burke and Hare decide to cut out the middle man, a gruesome tale of public morality and medical ethics unfolds.
The Casa; 6th & 7th June, 19:00; Tickets: £11
A dramatic reimagining of a classic. With the island situated at the heart of a proxy war, its inhabitants are victims in a conflict which came to their shores without warning. A geopolitical tempest sweeps the globe; as relevant as ever in our modern world.
All Things Considered Company
Next Chapter Studio @ Toxteth TV; 13th June 19:30; £7/£6 (con)
“After all, who remembers today the extermination of the Armenian’s”
Adolf Hitler 22 August 1939
A one-woman autobiographical performance documenting the playwright’s journey as she uncovers her own and her community’s story. You are invited to share in her growing understanding of the importance of
heritage and the weight of responsibility she feels to share the story of her ancestors.
Bluecoat; 1st June, 14:30; Ticket: £5/£3 cons
A Storytelling Theatre Show told by Gav Cross
Scratch the surface of all the tales we have heard since childhood and we find they are dark, nasty and full of dubious intention…
A slight twist reveals the terrible, the silly and the downright incredible ’truths’ hidden in plain sight.
Suggested 7+ 1hr
All Things Considered Theatre Company
Frederiks Hope Street; 6th June, 19:30; Tickets: £6/£3 (cons)
Two experiences of class.
WHAT ARE YOU WEARING?
Fredricks; 10th & 11th June, 18:00-19:00; Tickets: £5
Our show tells the story of two women thrown into modern dating. From Tinder to Twitter & from selfies to dick pics, “Dating” sheds light on the struggles women face on a daily basis that come with 21st century dating in a male dominated world