Get in a theatrical spin this autumn as Roundabout, a unique portable theatre dome, appears in cultural style at Abbot Hall from 30 September to 3 October.
Paines Plough Theatre Company will be pitching its Roundabout theatre, a self-contained 168 seat auditorium, at the Old Bowling Green, at Abbot Hall in Kendal as part of a special series of performances organized by the Brewery Arts Centre.
This intriguing pop-up amphitheatre utilises the latest LED lighting technology & atmospheric surround sound for a completely unique & immersive theatre experience.
The Roundabout arrives in Kendal following its UK tour of venues including London’s Southbank Centre, the Edinburgh Festival and the Lowry in Salford.
Roundabout will provides a fantastic opportunity to experience the inspiring work of Paines Plough – who are regarded as the “National Theatre” of new writing, renowned for their acclaimed, cutting-edge productions.
While in situ at Abbot Hall the Roundabout will present four diverse productions.
// ROUNDABOUT KENDAL HIGHLIGHTS
Lungs // by Duncan Macmillan
– A drama about a couple deciding whether or not to have a baby in an uncertain age characterized by overpopulation, climate change and political unrest.
Every Brilliant Thing // by Duncan Macmillan
– An interactive and uplifting performance smashing the taboos surrounding depression.
The Human Ear // by Alexandra Wood
– An intriguing tale of sibling bonds, resentment and mistrust penned by a Fringe First Award winner.
Our Teacher’s a Troll // by Dennis Kelly (writer of West End hit Matilda the Musical)
– A hilarious school-based comedy telling the tale of two terrible twins who rule their school with terror and tyranny – until the arrival of a new head teacher with green scaly skin, sharp fangs, and a spiky tail! (recommended age 7+).
To enjoy this Lakes cultural event and much more, book your break in the Lake District here