Iris Theatre announces casting for the five Seed Commission pieces being presented as part of their Summer Festival 2021. The festival runs at their home in the courtyard of the Actors’ Church, Covent Garden from 21 June – 22 August 2021.
Flux Theatre in a co-production with Arsalan Sattari Productions present Danielle Pearson’s Queen Mab stars Erica Flint (Mab), and Jo Patmore (Freya), directed by Georgie Staight.
Tom Ryalls’ Can You See Into A Black Hole?, directed by Deirdre McLaughlin and performed by Daniel Fitzsimons (Tom).
Alex Miller directs playwright Tanya Bridgeman as Granddaughter in FAIR PLAY. production of Shoes to Fill.
New musical The Red Side of The Moon is performed by Elinor Peregrin (Beth) and Kathryn Tindall (Ellen), and is directed by Priya Patel Appleby.
Tiny T’s Storytelling & Theatre’s new show for children Spectacular! written by Tara Harris, devised by the company, and directed by Steph Crome. The cast comprises Jemma Carlisle, Emily Cass, Bethany Filler and Tara Harris.
Each of the five selected recipient receives £1000, as well as technical, marketing and creative support from Iris Theatre to develop and present their work as part of the Summer Festival. Each artist receives 50% of their production’s box office revenue.
The Summer Festival also includes Iris Theatre’s world première production Arthur/Merlin, a reimagining of the Arthurian legend featuring spoken word and original songs written by previous PLATFORM artist, Reuben Johnson and directed by the company’s Artistic Director, Paul-Ryan Carberry. Full cast to be announced.