DryWrite at the Bush

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DryWrite bring their unique one-off theatrical events to the Bush for the first time in their role as resident company. For one Sunday each month an event is designed specifically to engage the audience with interactive and challenging briefs for short plays. Over the next 6 events playwrights will battle for your votes, your acquittal, your heckles, your affections and, most importantly, your attention in a series of extraordinary challenges. Six unforgettable Sundays on the cutting edge of new writing where, for one night only, the audience is king.

 

Sunday 21 August: What’s In My Box?
7 scenes. 7 sealed boxes. Only one can be opened.
A night of suspense in which playwrights compete for the attention of their audience. Only one of the seven boxes will be opened to have its contents revealed. Featuring bushgreen writers!
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions)

Sunday 25 September: Guilty?
7 gruesome crimes, 7 justifications from the criminals. The law has condemned them but can they be acquitted from a humanitarian viewpoint? Guilty or Not Guilty? The audience decides.
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions)

Sunday 27 November: DryDirect
Funny, Not Funny
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions)

“Tragedy is when I cut my finger.
Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.”
Mel Brooks

A theatrical exploration of the boundaries of humour
When should we stop laughing?
Or should we?
…Hahaha…

Writers include:
Adam Brace
Joel Horwood
Tim Price
Lucy Kirkwood
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Chloe Moss
Matt Hartley
Florence Hope (bushgreen winner)

Sunday 18 December: Christmas Special: GOODIE? BADDIE?
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions)
DryWrite at the bush Presents:

6 World Famous Fairy Tale Criminals
6 Pleas for Fairy Tale Acquittal
This time, it’s personal.

…The Big Bad Wolf
The Terrible Giant
The Evil Witch…

Are they really as BAD as we have been led to believe?

You decide…
Writers Include:Joel Horwood, Tim Price, Matt Morrison, Thalia Damousi

DryWrite is a new writing production company dedicated to supporting writers and producing explosive theatrical events with emphasis on the role of the audience. Whether you are betting on a staged fight, voting for a leader or condemning a criminal, if you come to see the show, you are always at the heart of the experiment.

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23 Jan
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23 Jan
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23 Jan
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