The Comedy About a Bank Robbery
Tues 13 – Sat 17 Nov
Mischief Comedy return to Brighton with their latest show The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, now celebrating its third year in the West End. Following the enormous success of The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, the critically-acclaimed production had a lot to live up to, but succeeded greatly. All three shows even ran simultaneously during the Christmas 2016 season. This comedy of errors takes place in Minneapolis in 1958, following a crew attempting to steal a priceless diamond. Expect betrayals, stupidity, innuendos, and slapstick galore
Fri 2 Nov
The Old Market
Part-gig, part-theatre, Pop Music is an emotionally contagious rollercoaster by Bruntwood Playwriting Prize Winner Anna Jordan. Follow dysfunctional G and Kayla through a wedding, free bar, and thirty years of Pop, as they discover they have more in common than just their taste in music. The show is followed by the Stick It On after-party.
Thinking Queer: Audre Lorde
Weds 7 Nov
Audre Lorde was a trailblazer of critical thought; a feminist, black, lesbian woman whose poetry, writing, and activism had a huge impact on society, and continues to do so, 26 years after her death. This night of reflection on her work will also feature some of the UK’s most forward-thinking artists sharing their brand-new work at ACCA.
Monsters: A Modern Frankenstein Story
Weds 14 Nov
The Rialto Theatre
Monsters is a contemporary retelling of the story of Dr Frankenstein. On the night of his wedding, Frankenstein’s creature comes back, and he is forced to justify the actions of his youth as his past destroys what’s around him. Celebrating 200 years of Shelley’s classic tale, independent theatre company Pitchy Breath modernises the story for this generation.
They Dance In The Dark
Sat 3 Nov, The Marlborough Theatre:
London-Berlin based artist RENU continues her live multi-media performance tour and electronic queer dance odyssey of her album They Dance In The Dark.
Fame Mon 5 – Sat 10 Nov, Theatre Royal Brighton: Relive the ups and downs of life at New York’s High School for the Performing Arts.
Sat 10 – Sun 11 Nov, The Old Market: Green Ginger unveils a tale of miniaturised humans carrying out essential maintenance inside people.
Trial By Laughter Mon 19 Nov-Sat 24 Nov, Theatre Royal Brighton: Writing team Ian Hislop and Nick Newman return for their new play Trial By Laughter, about hero of free speech, William Hone.
It’s Okay, I’m Dealing With It
Wed 28 Nov, The Old Market:
Cristina MacKerron and Chess Dillon-Reams unravel their struggles and vulnerabilities with mental health through dance, comedy, and song.
Fri 30 Nov, The Meridian Centre:
Dick Whittington and his cat Thomas travel from Gloucester to London to find his fortune in this classic tale.