A message from Artistic Director, Martin Mulgrew
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.
Continue reading Autumn 2019 Season Announcement
Penny Tuerk: Life Member, former Chairman and Artistic Director
To celebrate Penny Tuerk’s time and achievements at the Tower there was a dedicated performance of Deposit on Saturday April 6th 2019, with a drinks reception and a ceremony to name the new “Penny Tuerk Room”.
Continue reading Rehearsal Room 2 now named after Penny Tuerk
In April 2019, Iskander Javed took on the role of Sam in the Tower Theatre’s production of Matt Hartley’s Deposit, which was originally first performed on stage in 2015 at the Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, in London. This will be Iskander’s first performance for the Tower Theatre, and I wanted to get a first-hand perspective on his experience with this play, his previous stage experience; as well as why he chose to join this particular theatre company and how he has found the process of joining.
Continue reading An Interview with Iskander Javed: His first performance and choosing to work with The Tower Theatre