Scriptwriting Workshop with Casey Jay Andrews

Scriptwriting Workshop with Casey Jay Andrews Promotional Picture

Scriptwriting Workshop with Casey Jay Andrews

Scriptwriting Workshop with Casey Jay Andrews Promotional Picture

Saturday 1 July
10.00am – 4.00pm

This scriptwriting workshop with Casey Jay Andrews is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in writing for the stage. A day of working on short scripts with a professional writer/director and actors.
Suitable for ages 16+

Tickets : £35

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This scriptwriting workshop with Casey Jay Andrews is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in writing for the stage.

8 delegates are invited to submit a short (3 minute) script for review by writer, director and actor Casey Jay Andrews. During the workshop the scripts will be performed by Casey and two other actors, with feedback then provided by Casey, the actors and the other delegates. There will be time to work on the scripts during the day and to see the changed script re-performed.

The provisional timetable for the day is as follows:-

10 for 10.30am arrival, tea and coffee
10.30 – 11.15 first session
11.15 – 11.30 break (time approximate)
11.30 – 12.15 second session
12.15 – 2.15 lunch break (lunch not included, please bring a packed lunch or go out to a local pub/cafe) and time for delegates to work on their projects
2.15 – 3.00 third session
3.00 – 3.15 break (time approximate)
3.15 – 4.00 fourth and final session.

Casey Jay Andrews is a writer, actor and director. She trained at The Guildford School of Acting. With HookHitch Theatre she wrote and performed in My Friend Peter, which opened The Swallow Theatre’s 2016 season to audience acclaim, and ran a creative writing workshop which garnered excellent feedback from delegates. This year she is here with Lion House Theatre, who bring the magic of folklore and fantasy to contemporary stories; 21st century characters colliding with ancient myth and legend.

Every Wild Beast and Night Creature

Every Wild Beast and Night Creature Promotional Picture

Every Wild Beast and Night Creature

Every Wild Beast and Night Creature Promotional Picture

Friday 30 June : 7.30pm
Saturday 1 July : 7.30pm

Casey Jay Andrews writer of My Friend Peter returns to The Swallow Theatre with her latest plays Every Wild Beast and Night Creature.
Recommended Age : 12+

Tickets : £13.50

Friends’ Early Bird : £12.50
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Weaved from folklore and fable EVERY WILD BEAST tells a tale about courage, curiosity and running away from really big scary things. This is not a love story, this is an adventure.

This is a play for anyone who’s ever been scared; for anyone who’s ever had regrets; for anyone who’s ever encountered that sinking feeling that they just might not matter. Every Wild Beast confronts the fears, regrets and paralysing insecurities that colour so many of our lives. It investigates the courage it takes to rise above external expectations and internal barriers. At its heart Every Wild Beast says it’s okay to be scared; scared of anything, of everything, even of yourself. You can’t change the past, you can face the future. We join Barri and Sam in a dystopian alternate reality; a world not entirely unlike our own.

Every Wild Beast is based on the Korean Shaman myth of the abandoned Princess Bari and the Korean folk story of the sun and the moon.

Fringe sell-out 2016 award image
A play that truly should not be missed

★★★★★ (British Theatre Guide)

Every Wild Beast is enchanting. The tale of a girl and a boy who in unlikely circumstances, find each other and go on a wonderful journey… Phenomenal

★★★★★ (West End Wilma)

A dark, uplifting & poignant gem, Every Wild Beast is a uniquely intimate theatre experience that is not to be missed”

★★★★★ (Fringe Biscuit)

This is a wonderfully intimate, thought-provoking show… What do we have to do to matter in a complicated world? Is there such a thing as fate? Every Wild Beast does what folklore does best – try to make sense of a human existence that can seem random.

★★★★ (Broadway Baby)

NIGHT CREATURE is the retelling of an ancient Greek myth about a pretty nymph turned monster; a story about losing yourself to the dark blue sea. Folklore and legend collide with 21st century characters as the myth of Scylla comes to life through poetry, storytelling and a live electronic score.

You didn’t make this monster. It was already here.

This is a play confronting the stigma of mental illness and the damage of beauty standards. An exploration of an angry young woman working out her place in the world and finding a voice that refuses to accept the cards she has been dealt. It is a feminist call to arms to dismiss the glamorisation of eating disorders and really look at the impact this has on young women today.

Night Creature is told through fable and music; a new world comes to life in the imagination of the listener.

Written and performed by Casey Jay Andrews, who wrote and performed ‘My Friend Peter’ which charmed Swallow Theatre audiences in April 2016. Directed by Steve McCourt and Mark Hooper.

Austen’s Women

Austen's Women Promotional Picture

Austen’s Women

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Friday 23 June : 7.30pm
Saturday 24 June : 7.30pm

Rebecca Vaughan returns to The Swallow Theatre when she brings thirteen of Jane Austen’s heroines to life in this bold revisiting of some of literature’s most celebrated works.

Tickets : £14.50

Friends’ Early Bird : £13.50
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Rebecca Vaughan returns to The Swallow Theatre following two sell-out performances last year with Dalloway and Christmas Gothic.

Thirteen of Jane Austen’s heroines come to life in this bold revisiting of some of literature’s most celebrated works. Using only Austen’s words, Rebecca Vaughan becomes Emma Woodhouse, Lizzy Bennet, Mrs Norris, Miss Bates and nine other beautifully observed women in critical moments from the major novels (including Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility and Emma) and lesser known or unfinished works.

From the creators of Dalloway and Christmas Gothic.

Dyad Productions in association with TTI.
Adapted & performed by Rebecca Vaughan.
Directed by Olivier Award winner Guy Masterson.

Truly extraordinary…
Rebecca Vaughan is one of the most exciting young performers on the British stage

★★★★★ British Theatre Guide

A theatrical masterpiece… utterly faultless and vastly entertaining

★★★★★ Three Weeks