We've got big plans this year…

2016 at the Bush

The Bush Theatre is transforming into an accessible and sustainable modern theatre for the future. Click here to read more about our plans for the building. As a result of this redevelopment our home, the old Library, will be closed to the public until early 2017.

The Bush is breaking out of our building during this period into iconic and rediscovered spaces in west London, to find out what we’ve got planned click here.


Great discussion with @bushtheatre & @HF_Mind service users about #creativity & #mentalhealth looking forward to co-creating a new project
Ciaran Biggins
30 Aug
Get involved people :) https://t.co/5csXSEmDWZ
Papergang Theatre
30 Aug
@bushtheatre thanks for coming to Toronto Madani, @cpamoontario @charlespoet
John Ryerson
29 Aug
Moving talk today by @MadaniYounis about the artists, community and spirit of the vibrant @bushtheatre #thisgen2016 @theatrewhynot
DM St. Bernard
28 Aug
Moving talk today by @MadaniYounis about the artists, community and spirit of the vibrant @bushtheatre #thisgen2016 @theatrewhynot
DM St. Bernard
28 Aug
Only 24 hours until our Carnival After-party kicks off! FREE ENTRY // No admission after 12am #NottingHillCarnival https://t.co/M4bxsO3MTn
The Defectors Weld
27 Aug

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With just one month to go until our current open submissions window closes, here’s your chance to ask our Associate Dramaturg Rob Drummer any questions you have about submitting your play. Whether you want to ask a question that might help you with the finishing touches, or you have a practical concern about submitting it,…

Boys Will Be Boys | Rehearsal Diary Week 4

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We couldn’t really put on a play called Boys Will Be Boys without talking Judith Butler. This blog will give a very brief overview the arguments Butler put forward in her seminal work Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990). And when we fail at this we will turn to some cats to explain it. Because…