Surprise Theatre

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Exactly what it says on the tin: a different surprise performance each night, from writers and theatre-makers with thrillingly distinctive voices. That's all we're saying. Every Monday and Tuesday nights during Open Court, there will be a different surprise performance from a diverse and wide-ranging field of writers and theatre-makers; each creating a unique one-off performance, which will remain a mystery to its audience right up until the lights go down. Each surprise will be performed twice-nightly and the performance will be live-streamed and available to view for the duration of the festival on the Royal Court website. Age Guidance 14+ “Most of the time we go to the theatre having read a review or two, or seen the theatre's flyer, or heard about the play from a friend. It can feel as if we are just sitting through the experience we more or less knew we were going to have - very different from that magic feeling, as children perhaps, of waiting for a curtain to go up and not knowing what was going to happen. I've often thought how I'd like a theatre where there was something different every night and you never knew what to expect. A theatre of the unknown, a surprise theatre.” Caryl Churchill, Playwright "Surprise Menu, Court Canteen": Start your Surprise evening at our communal canteen table with an exclusive menu revealed only when dinner is served. For the adventurous foodie. Monday & Tuesdays. Sittings at 6pm & 7.45pm. £15 per head. Includes main, dessert & beer/wine/soft drink.


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