tutti frutti at the Assitej World Congress
We’re very excited to share the news that we have been invited to perform our production of Rapunzel at the 18TH Assitej World Congress in Warsaw, Poland in May 2014.
ASSITEJ (Association International du Theatre pour l´Enfance et la Jeunesse) exists to promote the international exchange of knowledge and creative practice in children’s theatre. tutti frutti will be one of fourteen companies chosen from the best in children’s theatre from around the world to perform at the Congress, and the only UK company selected.
Our production of Rapunzel, written by Mike Kenny original toured in Autumn 2012 and is currently in rehearsal being revived for a three week run at The Lawrence Batley Theatre.
We’ll be keeping you up to date with more news and developments as we have them!
Junior reviewers talk to the Boy Wolf team
The cast of The Boy Who Cried Wolf were interviewed last week by junior reviewers Woody and Maya during their visit to Pavillion Dance in Bournemouth. You can listen to their review here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01m5j1v talking about the play, their roles going to ballet and wolves!
The Boy Who Cried Wolf is at The Lawrence Batley Theatre this weekend then Siamsa Tire Theatre in Co Kerry, before settling down for Christmas at The Crucible Studio (then flying off to Hong Kong and Singapore!)
Rapunzel in rehearsal
We're gearing up to the festive season with rehearsals for our Christmas production of Rapunzel at The Lawrence Batley Theatre starting this week.
This reprisal of last years’ production has been redeveloped especially for Huddersfield with a longer story, new music and a bigger set. The cast includes a return from Gayle Newbolt as Rapunzel, Alicia McKenzie as Nan and Isaac Stanmore as Rafi. We’ll keep you posted on developments over the next few weeks. In the meantime writer Mike Kenny spoke to Leeds list last week, here are his wise words!
tutti frutti in Yorkshire
We’re proud to be at home in Leeds today for two performances of The Boy Who Cried Wolf at The Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre, a stones throw from our base at Shine in Harehills. Next stop Halifax, London and Ireland, Christmas in Sheffield and then Singapore and Hong Kong, all very exciting!
Meanwhile over in Bradford at Freedom Studio (thanks guys!) we’ve started rehearsing for Rapunzel which will be at The Lawrence Batley Theatre from the 9th December. This reprisal of last years’ production has been redeveloped especially for Huddersfield with a longer story, new music and a bigger set. We’ll keep you posted on developments over the next few weeks.
We have our Rapunzel team!
We're very pleased that Isaac Stanmore has been cast as Rafi in our Christmas production of Rapunzel at The Lawrence Batley Theatre. Louise Goodwin as been contracted to be our percussionist and singer. They join Gayle Newbolt playing Rapunzel and Alicia McKenzie playing Nan. Rapunzel opens at The LBT on Monday 9th December and runs until December 29th. All exciting stuff!