The Tower’s current production of “Beauty Queen…”, directed by the formidable Colette Dockery, continues to get rave reviews:
“[T]his production…demonstrates a theatre company with a revitalised energy, settling into its new home with…plays that show a level of ambition on which the company is determined to deliver” Read more at Cultural Capital
The second Annual General Meeting to be held in the new theatre had reports from the Artistic and Financial Directors, the Building Team and from Alexander Knapp, who provided a full and informative report on our brand new web pages. Overall, our first year in Stoke Newington has proved successful both artistically and financially, and our bank account – although vastly depleted since the purchase of the building – remains in a healthy state.
Bonnie Greer, OBE, took part in a post-show Q & A at the Tower Theatre after the matinée of Pygmalion on Saturday 15th June 2019. She is a British-American playwright, novelist, broadcaster and vice-president of the Bernard Shaw Society. Mrs Greer shared her expertise on the work of Shaw and on topical social issues addressed by the play which are still relevant today.
I am delighted that Allan Stronach, who last directed for the Tower in 2013 (Goodnight Mr Tom at the Bridewell) will be returning to direct the season opener, Terry Johnson’s Dead Funny. The death of Benny Hill provides the impetus for this award-winning comedy about impotence, sex therapy and the English sense of humour. “A shatteringly good play, as hilarious as it is heartbreaking …” (Daily Telegraph). Dead Funny opens on Wednesday 25th September and runs until Saturday 5th October.