Generate Artist’s Showcases


 

We are delighted to preview the following work-in-progress productions as part of our Artist Support scheme, Generate.

Click on the show titles below to book.

COME TO WHERE I’M FROM
Thu 27 September

Since 2010 writers from across the UK have returned to their home-towns to pen plays about the places that shaped them. These plays commissioned by Royal & Derngate and Paines Plough are performed by the playwrights themselves, coming home to tell their tale. Now Come To Where I’m From visits Northants to invite four of the city’s finest playwrights to join this celebrated project.

60 MILES BY ROAD OR RAIL
Fri 28 September

It’s 1968 and Northampton is on the verge of great change: it is becoming a ‘New Town’. The Northampton Development Corporation has been established. An advertising jingle has been re-released as a pop record. But as thousands of families flock in, some are concerned that Northampton’s identity is starting to slip away…

Directed by Andy Routledge and created with local artists and local people, 60 Miles By Road Or Rail presents a playful retelling of Northampton’s past.

OH! SUBURBIA!
Sat 20 October

This solo show by multi-award-winning Bob Karper uses recorded sounds, songs, documentary, photos and original film to evoke funny, intriguing, surprising tales of suburbia’s serious silliness. Has anyone ever marvelled in wonder at a suburb? After seeing Oh! Suburbia! you just might…

THE RELUCTANT DRAGON
Fri 8 March

Munchkins & Monsters share a new work-in-progress version of The Reluctant Dragon. Featuring playful puppetry, dance, songs and much more, this playful show invites audiences to a world of fantasy you’ll never want to leave.

 

We are delighted to offer a series of masterclasses throughout the year. These include complimentary Directors masterclasses via JMK.

To find out more about masterclasses or how Generate can support emerging and established artists please contact Erica Martin via [email protected].

Thu
27
Sep 18
to
Fri
08
Mar 19
Venue: Royal