RADAR 2012

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This November, the Bush explores the future of new writing with a three week festival. RADAR 2012 sees performances from some of the UK’s most exciting artists, reveals sneak peeks of work in progress, and presents a series of provocative talks and debates led by theatre makers from across the industry.

Join us as we challenge the conventions of how new writing is made, shared and seen, and discover the next generation of new writing talent.

RADAR 2012 also includes a second evening of Bush Bounce – a one night performance event for young artists currated by Bush Associate Artist Sabrina Mahfouz.

RADAR PERFORMANCES:
Chewing Gum Dreams, written and performed by Michaela Coel
Chapel Street by Luke Barnes
The Looking Screen by Anne Chmelewsky
Beats by Kieran Hurley
Lovesong by Ché Walker, with music by Omar Lyefook
Boy in a Dress by La JohnJoseph
Illusions by Ivan Virapaev
Bush Bounce

RADAR PLATFORMS
One idea that could change our theatre landscape
Why write and who to write for
If theatre is the mirror of society, who is being reflected?
The process is god: new ways to develop new plays
How is critical discourse keeping pace with contemporary theatre?
New writing beyond its definition
Click here for more information and to book tickets for RADAR PLATFORMS

RADAR SNEAK PEEKS
It’s A Wonderful Place by Theatre Ad Infinitum
British Tea Party by Hollie McNish and Round’Ere by Kat Pearce
I PromIse You Sex and Violence by David Ireland
Click here for more information and to book tickets for RADAR SNEAK PEEKS

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22 Oct
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22 Oct
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