BLANK

Presented by the Bush Theatre in association with Aurora Nova
Sold out
Part of Nassim Plays

Fill in the blanks.

Continuing the formal experiment that marked White Rabbit Red Rabbit, Nassim Soleimanpour brings us BLANK. In a joint effort between audience and performer, the gaps in the script are filled in to reveal a story that celebrates the human imagination.

As formally inventive as it is engaging, BLANK reverses the typical theatre experience. A script riddled with blanks leaves the audience in charge of how the story will unfold. The concept might be simple. But the result is nothing short of empowering as a random audience member sees his or her future determined by the imagination of others.

Celebrated for his plays without directors, sets and rehearsals the acclaimed Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour takes it to extremes in his play full of blanks. It is to be completed by a new performer before a live audience each show. The play becomes a story machine to share the life story of the playwright, the performer and a random audience member.

BLANK previously played at the Bush as part of RADAR 2015 – a festival that feels the pulse of the new writing world and shines a spotlight on our hottest emerging and established talent.

This is a past event
Playwright
Casting

@bushtheatre

Big well done to @SAiMedia96 @kasharshad & everyone involved in 10 Nights at @bushtheatre & @IrvineIqbal @tonyjay78https://t.co/fodeCqfDNv
Aarti Shah
@aartishahx
23 Oct
Big well done to @SAiMedia96 @kasharshad & everyone involved in 10 Nights at @bushtheatre & @IrvineIqbal @tonyjay78https://t.co/fodeCqfDNv
Aarti Shah
@aartishahx
23 Oct
Imagine Dragan
@ImagineDragan
23 Oct
Big congrats to @shahidiqbkhan for #10Nights @bushtheatre. The play I have been most excited for THIS YEAR. Stunnin… https://t.co/XMAlT4P5wI
Fatima Serghini | فاطمة السرغيني
@fbserghini
23 Oct
Big congrats to @shahidiqbkhan for #10Nights @bushtheatre. The play I have been most excited for THIS YEAR. Stunnin… https://t.co/XMAlT4P5wI
Fatima Serghini | فاطمة السرغيني
@fbserghini
23 Oct

Bush Green

Conversations, dispatches and ideas from the Bush Theatre.

Go to BushGreen
Kash Arshad x Jenny Sealey | In Conversation

 Kash Arshad, director of 10 Nights, and Jenny Sealey, Artistic Director of Graeae, sit down at the Bush to chat. They discuss all things 10 Nights – the process of making, the changes to the show, and the ways they have experimented with integrated creative access.  Last week, Graeae, Tamasha and the Bush announced…

Get to know… Shahid Iqbal Khan

Ahead of his play 10 NIGHTS, we caught up with the very lovely human, playwright Shahid Iqbal Khan. Shahid is an alumnus of Graeae’s Write To Play programme in 2018. His plays include The Smile of Despair and Stardust (both with Phizzical Productions) and he recently wrote a short piece Never Been Away for Tara Theatre. What’s the best thing about being a…

Reece Lyons x Mika Onyx Johnson | In conversation

 Reece Lyons (star of Overflow) and Mika Onyx Johnson (creator and star of Pink Lemonade) sit down in front of the Museum of Transology exhibition at the Bush to discuss telling authentic, unheard stories and what it means for two shows exploring trans narratives to be programmed side-by-side. You only have a couple of…