RADAR DOUBLE BILL: Venus/Mars & Heartache.Heartbreak

$post = $writer; setup_postdata($post); ?>
by RADAR DOUBLE BILL: Venus/Mars & Heartache.Heartbreak
Sold out

Venus/Mars
Venus/Mars is a play unapologetically about words…

Sex words, come here I hate you words, teasing words, small words, big words, bitter words, love words, grey words, our words, your words.

“She’s smiling again, stunning, I like this girl.
Neither of us wanna let go. The lights flash, end
of night looms. I motion her forward. “Let’s dance,
it’s the last song.”

Daniel and Michelle first cross paths on the dance floor and gradually become an item. But they soon realise that relationships don’t always have fairytale endings.

Sexual attraction soon gives way to negotiating the complexities of a grown-up relationship; toward a definition of what it really means to share your life with someone.

Set amongst the back drop of London’s bright city lights, this lyrical and poetic play explores love and intimacy in 21st century London with live music and exclusive soundtrack from Radio 1 DJ Dev.
The World Premier of Venus/Mars was at Old Red Lion Theatre

Heartache.Heartbreak

An on-going gift of a work by Bryony Kimmings. Heartache.Heartbreak. is an endless letter to lost loves across the world. Begun in Portugal as part of a Forest Fringe residency this durational work seeks to eradicate loneliness, love pains and stupid tears by turning heartache and heartbreak into objects of ridicule. This Autumn Kimmings lands in Shepherds Bush and asks its residents for its cures for heartache. Connecting to the psyche of an area, asking its community for soul soup and stories, Kimmings then creates small pieces of performance for those who help her. Each evening these are played out like a jukebox of agony aunt solutions, old wives tales and straight talking slaps. This show is for anyone whose ever cried into soup alone, banged down doors or grasped at their chest in the night. Quick witted, endlessly chatted and oh so totally true… join Kimmings as she fights heartache and laughs right at love!

DATES AND DETAILS
Saturday 9 November, 7.30pm, £15 (£13 concessions and £10 Under26/ Bush connect tickets)
Price of ticket includes admission to both shows

This is a past event 09 Nov 2013
Writer
Director

@bushtheatre

Thissss 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾 https://t.co/RszvWGbidx
Yolanda Mercy
@yolandamercy
18 May
This is a dream job for someone ! Please RT and share. https://t.co/5FPAnWYzJr
Amelia Torode
@Amelia_Torode
18 May
It's Fantastic Friday's Arts Ents Events handpicked so you don't have too. 🎭 Pick of the week Leave Taking… https://t.co/5sjz7Cgcaz
Roz
@imjussayin2
18 May
@Kalungi_ @bushtheatre Congratulations!!!!
Grace Cookey-Gam
@CookeyGGrace
18 May
Shows That Shaped Me: Simon Stephens https://t.co/sXN1FhB8ec In this week's #ShowsThatShapedMe podcast, the Olivie… https://t.co/IudRBJ7o5c
WhatsOnStage
@WhatsOnStage
18 May
'Hmm, I can't find anything about the #RoyalWedding in here...' #KingCharlesIII https://t.co/CxSKlg2XMB
Nick Hern Books
@NickHernBooks
18 May

Bush Green

Conversations, dispatches and ideas from the Bush Theatre.

Go to BushGreen
Meet the Writer: Kalungi Ssebandeke

We’re excited to announce the recipient of the Bush’s new Passing the Baton Commission for the main house as Kalungi Ssebandeke. Passing the Baton is a three-year programme to rediscover artists of colour who carved their way through British playwriting with distinction. In 2018 we introduce you to Leave Taking by Winsome Pinnock, a playwright on whose shoulders we stand.…

Bush Favourite Reads: Caribbean Diaspora

Ahead of our contemporary revival of Winsome Pinnock’s Leave Taking, I asked the Bush Theatre team for their favourite reads by the Caribbean diaspora and subsequent generations. Not limited by form, these personal reflections cover poetry, theatre, nonfiction and novels. We wanted to take stock in this 70th anniversary year of the arrival of the HMS…

Arinzé Kene’s Misty Preface: “What’s a black play?”

Arinzé Kene, writer and performer of Misty, describes the inspiration for his play in the Preface to the playtext published by Nick Hern Books. It’s available from our online book shop. I guess I’ll just launch right in and tell you how Misty came about. I went to the Young Vic Theatre a few years back…