Student productions 

Each year the Department stages a season of plays closely tied to its academic and practical work.

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Productions are performed by third year undergraduates and supported in lighting, sound, design/costume and stage management by second and first year students. Plays are directed either by members of the Department or guest directors from the professional theatre. Productions will be staged in the department’s own performance venue, George Cadbury Hall.

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Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.

Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.
Date
01 - 03/11/2018
Location:
George Cadbury Hall - 998 Bristol Road - Selly Oak - B29 6LG
Description
Alice Birch examines the language, behaviour and forces that shape women in the 21st century and asks what's stopping us from doing something truly radical to change them in 'Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again at the University of Birmingham

A Dream Play

A Dream Play
Date
06 - 08/12/2018
Location:
George Cadbury Hall - 998 Bristol Road - Selly Oak - B29 6LG
Description
In Caryl Churchill's adaptation of Strindberg's play, Agnes visits from another world to see what life is like as lived by ordinary people. She watches the dream-like kaleidoscope of their interactions, difficulties and little triumphs.

Eurydice

Eurydice
Date
14 - 16/02/2019
Location:
George Cadbury Hall - 998 Bristol Road - Selly Oak - B29 6LG
Description
Hades echoes with the drip drip drip of the River Styx. Helps you forget who you were, who you knew, who you loved. Eurydice is in Hades now.

Sylvia Plath: A Dramatic Portrait

Sylvia Plath: A Dramatic Portrait
Date
21 - 23/03/2019
Location:
George Cadbury Hall - 998 Bristol Road - Selly Oak - B29 6LG
Description
Plath: The Woman, the Poet, the Myth...The complex mosaic of Sylvia Plath's life is dramatised through a selection of her poems and prose at the University of Birmingham

Queen Anne

Queen Anne
Date
06 - 08/06/2019
Location:
George Cadbury Hall - 998 Bristol Road - Selly Oak - B29 6LG
Description
Queen Anne ascends the thrown with her best friend, Sarah Churchill, by her side. Helen Edmundson's gripping play charts the personal and political relationships between Anne and those closest to her. A story of friendship and power, love and jealousy, loyalty and ambition.
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