Welcome to Ovalhouse's fabulous Autumn Season!
We kick off with the Ovalhouse Fun Palaces weekend on 4 & 5 October: a glorious mix of FREE hands-on fun and FREE theatrical encounters for both big and little people, and everyone is invited (did we mention it's all FREE?!) You could join in with
, Maths on Toast help choreograph a dance performance, watch fanSHEN's fabulous new family show: , or enjoy a retro night out with Boogaloo Stu’s The Apple Cart (most definitely for adults only!) and, as they say, much much more! Check out our Crimplene Millionaire Fun Palace page for the full programme. You can sign up in advance for some of it, or just turn up on the day for most of it.
Then we're set to light up your autumn evenings with a fantastic programme of new shows, opening with the UK premiere of Joshua Conkel's MilkMilkLemonade: a bittersilly gender-bending comedy - featuring dancing chickens - about growing up a bit weird. Brian Lobel is offering all you Sex and The City aficionados an intimate one-to-one performance in a bed in our cafe while Ovalhouse Associate Artists Dirty Market return with another of their signature bricolage productions, based on the life of surrealist painter Leonora Carrington. Our FiRST BiTES work-in-development pieces this season are courtesy of Luca Rutherford, Abi Butler, Kitty Withington, Jamie Zubairi and David Sheppeard.
Plus there's family fun for the October half term with a show about The Country Owl and The Town Squirrel, a special interactive event for Parliament Week in November hosted by digital theatre-makers Coney, and to round up the season Jake Orr and Maddy Costa take over the building with Talking/Making/Taking Part, a festival of theatre and discussion.
Better make some space in your diaries!
If you come to Fun Palace you might see this…