For a list of all tickets available for Women Centre Stage - TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE HAMPSTEAD THEATRE BOX OFFICE FROM 11.15 AM.

Hampstead Theatre 20th November

Online ticket sales have now closed. The Festival Box Office at Hampstead Theatre will open at 11.15 am on the Festival Day (this Sunday the 20th of November) where remaining tickets will be on-sale if shows have not already sold out. Follow our Twitter and Facebook for updates on sales and shows.

On the 20th of November Women Centre Stage will be holding a full venue take over at Hampstead Theatre. The day's performances will take place in the Main House, Studio and Rehearsal Room at Hampstead. There are 7 programmes of work taking place between 12.00pm and 9.30pm - All shows will be unreserved seating. 

Ticket bookings for the festival shows are only available through the Women Centre Stage wesbsite. The festival will take place at Hampstead Theatre, but you will not be able to book tickets via their box office.

You can buy separate tickets to attend any part of the 7 programmes of work being showcased at Hampstead Theatre on the 20th of November:

12.00 – 1.00pm
A Question of Identity
Three performances from emerging companies and artists looking at the question of female identity, featuring:

FUCKING FEMINISTS by Rose Lewenstein
Starring Ania Sowinski, Jody Jameson, Karlina Grace-Paseda, Anna Elijasz, Directed by Lisa Cagnacci 
THE ROAD TO HUNSTVILLE by Stephanie Ridings 
Written and performed by Stephanie Ridings.
Directed by Jonathan V McGrath
A Bite Size commissioned from China Plate, Mac birmingham and Warwick Arts Centre. Supported by Birmingham REP, Produced by Pippa Frith.
BATTLEFACE by Sabrina Mahfouz
Starring Jeany Spark and Agni Scott
Directed by Joe Murphy 
Originally comissioned and produced by the Bush Theatre, October 2016
Early development supported by the National Theatre Studio 


1.30 -2.30pm
Women on the Edge
Sphinx Theatre presents three plays commissioned and developed from the 2015 festival featuring:

MAN UP! by Camilla Harding and Alexandra Sinclair
Created and Performed by Camilla Harding and Alexandra Sinclair

JUSTICE by Judith Jones and Beatrix Campbell
Performed by Kathryn O’Reilly and Claire-Louise Cordwell
Directed by Ros Philips

Starring Anita Joy Uwajeh, Ronke Adekoluejo and Kevin Hand
Directed by Helen Barnett

In Conversation: Changing the Landscape
How can we encourage change in the cultural landscape to improve gender equality in theatre? 

Chair: Sarah Crompton, former Arts Editor in Chief at the Telegraph and freelance journalist

Panellists: Timberlake Wertenbaker, Playwright
Suzanne Bell, New Writing Associate at Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
Elizabeth Newman, Artistic Director of the Octagon Theatre Bolton

PRIDE and Prejudice
Presenting work which provokes us to talk about prejudice featuring:

New worldviews from GRAEAE’s female writers
‘Boys on Bikes’ by Karen Featherstone starring Phillipa Cole, ‘Klutz’ by Amy Bethan Evans starring Kellan Frankland, ‘Kids’ by Jackie Hagan starring Ali Briggs, ‘Days of Our Lives’ by Rosaleen McDonagh starring Taharah Azam ‘Statuesque’ by Rebekkah Bowsher starring Nickie Wildin and ‘Single’ by Matilda Ibini starring Vilma Jackson
Directed by Jenny Sealey, Assistant Director Nickie Wildin,
Creative Learning Director Jodi-Alissa Bickerton,
Dramaturg Chloe Todd Fordham, Project Coordinator Kate Baiden, Access and Learning Coordinator Helen Jackson-Lyall,
Sign language Interpreters Jude Mahon and Vikki Gee-Dare,
Introduction Mima Williams

THE NIGHTCLUB by Chloe Todd Fordham
Starring Marlene Sidaway, Nita Mistry and Karlina Grace Paseda
Directed by Lisa Cagnacci

A PERFECT MATCH by Tanika Gupta
Starring Endy Mackay, Chetna Pandya, Nick Khan, Rina Fatania and Nicholas Beveney
Directed by Pooja Ghai

New Women
The Hiccup Project join us straight from tour to present an excerpt of May-We-Go-Round plus we present new plays by April de Angelis, and Winsome Pinnock including performances by Janet Suzman, Kathryn Pogson and Cecilia Noble.

MAY-WE-GO-ROUND by The Hiccup Project
Created and Performed by Cristina Mackerron and Chess Dillon-Reams

TITUBA by Winsome Pinnock
Starring Cecilia Noble
Choreographer Vivia Pinnock
Inspired by Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem by Professor Elaine Breslaw
Directed by Winsome Pinnock

WILDERNESS by April de Angelis
Starring Janet Suzman and Kathryn Pogson
Directed by Susannah Tresillian

Sphinx Writers Group: Power play
Six months in development, we present new writing from the Sphinx Writers Group; Dawn King, Georgia Christou, Jessica Sian and Catriona Kerridge.

WHITE LEAD by Jessica Sian
Starring Karen Bryson, Kirsty Bushell and Jessica Sian
Directed by Chelsea Walker

BUNCH by Catriona Kerridge
Starring Sara Huxley, Natasha Rickman and Miranda Bell
Directed by Holly Race Roughan

HOW TO NOT SINK by Georgia Christou
Starring Kirsty Adams, Zara Plessard and Miranda Bell
Directed by Helen Barnett

Starring Ruth Everett, Richard Cotton and Miranda Bell
Directed by Ros Philips

24 Hour Plays: Making Headlines
Four writers are given 24 Hours to write a new play responding directly to that day’s news headlines. The new work will be rehearsed and presented at the end of the day as the Festival Finale. Featuring four new plays from Howard Brenton, Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Charlene James and Vinay Patel. “This is Russian roulette theatre-making on a high wire!” Howard Brenton on the 24 Hour Plays.

Writer: Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Director: Anna Ledwich
Cast: Josette Simon, Sasha Frost, Richard Maxted and Gregory Gudgeon
Writer: Vinay Patel
Director: Josh Roche
Cast: Stella Gonet, Yvette Boakwe and Kitty Martin
Writer: Charlene James
Director: Alice Hamilton
Cast: Maggie Steed, Tom Purbeck
Writer: Howard Brenton
Director: Jo McInnes
Cast: Ann Mitchell, Sarah Tansey and Toyin Omari Kinch



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