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(New York, NY)
Central Park West at 62nd St.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017
As India celebrates 70 years of independence, Mashi theatre look further back in history, a time of magic, mysticism and storytelling. Tales of Birbal brings fables handed down generation to generation across the Indian sub-continent to stages across the UK for families of all backgrounds.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017
Independent producing studio China Plate is seeking candidates to apply for its producer training programme the Optimists, which returns this Autumn and again next Spring.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2018
The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan's 12th Annual Other Israel Film Festival is pleased to announce this year's event will be held November 1-8, 2018. Screenings will be held at the JCC on 76th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, with additional special screenings at JCC Harlem, New York University's King Juan Carlos Center, and The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Brooklyn. Individual tickets and festival passes are now available at
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016
???????Tomorrow (Thursday 10th) submissions are open for China Plate's First Bite Festival 2017. This festival of new theatre-making takes place in the Midlands, and for the first time will take place across three events: at Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester on 25th March, at Derby Theatre on 7th April, and at mac Birmingham on 22nd April.
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2018
The second phase of a scheme to improve access to dance in rural communities has been launched with a call out to artists interested in creating or developing work for village halls. Rural Touring Dance Initiative 2 is a partnership between the National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) and The Place, Take Art and China Plate. Dance is underrepresented on the rural touring circuit and the partnership is seeking to increase opportunities for rural audiences to experience the art form.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017
Robot-filled interactive theatre show for 8-11 year olds, We're Stuck! returns to take children on a fun, code-cracking adventure to change their whole attitude to learning. Inspired by the extraordinary abilities and limitations of our brain when it comes to maths, We're Stuck! uses the latest educational neuroscience to explore how we can best grow our grey matter.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2020
Innovative producing studio China Plate today announces its latest body of touring theatrical productions, in-development work and wider industry engagement for spring 2020 and beyond. The centrepiece of the new season is Wuthering Heights, a new co-production with Inspector Sands, Nuffield Southampton Theatres and the Royal & Derngate in Northampton in association with Oxford Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017
Having recently joined ACE's National Portfolio, Independent theatre studio China Plate are set to bring a collection of four shows and readings to the 70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2018
In a Fringe First award-winning show about trying to communicate something unknowable, writer Chris Thorpe weaves together director Rachel Bagshaw's personal experiences of living with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) with a fictional narrative about a love affair. Using sound, light and video alongside fully integrated captioning and audio description, The Shape of the Pain attempts to explain what Rachel's chronic pain sounds like, looks like and feels like. The production was made in consultation with Rachel's doctor, a consultant in pain at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, as well as other clinical professionals, and debuted at Summerhall at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2018
Based on her own true story, Urielle Klein-Mekongo's debut show delves into the trials of a young Black girl growing up, from Hello Kitty knickers to 'lightys' to the terrible secret of her stolen childhood. Using original music, spoken word and a loop station, this one woman show presents a story of teenage angst and survival. Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017, the show is set to open at the Southbank Centre's WOW Festival before touring nationally and returning to London be presented at five leading venues across the city in an innovative new London touring model.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017
Robot-filled interactive theatre show for 8-11 year olds, We're Stuck! returns to take children on a fun, code-cracking adventure to change their whole attitude to learning.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022
Giving vital opportunities to artists within the CV postcode, Shoot Festival returns this year with a mix of commissioned pieces and showcases of the best of Coventry's arts scene. The festival's 'In Bloom' strand features artists from past editions of Shoot Festival who have been commissioned to create new work across a range of disciplines including performance, sound and visual art.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2019
Chris Thorpe and Rachel Bagshaw's Fringe First award-winning show about a love affair seen through the eyes of someone with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome returns for UK tour
by Stephi Wild - Dec 26, 2018
No matter how you feel about 2018, hope springs eternal, according to an analysis of New Year's Eve wishes submitted so far.