Theatre in the Makin’ 2012 presents: Breaking The Mould

05 March 2012

This Spring, join Liverpool John Moores University Level 6 Drama students as they present the festival that really is breaking the mould!

Seven new plays take to the stage, all created by and starring LJMU students. This is one Liverpool event not to be missed with a range of plays taking place in various venues around the City.

Money Over Life
Created by: Tamsin Cook, Natasia Hodge, Izzy Lim
Date: 13 - 14 March
Time: 6.00pm and 8.00pm daily
Venue: Metal, Edge Hill station, Tunnel Road, L7 6ND

This original piece of promenade theatre - in the style of a morality game show, will show you just how many ways there are to play. Exploring moral dilemmas and the power of money, with everything to lose and anything to gain.

DEAD - The Murder at Makin Manor
Devised by: Kiefer Lewis and the Company
Date: 16 - 17 March
Time: 5.00pm and 7.30pm daily
Venue: Joe H Makin Building, Pilgrim Street, L1 9BG

There has been a murder at Makin Manor and the audience investigate in this thrilling genre of Cluedo. Fancy yourself as the next Poirot? With eight potential suspects, who did it? YOU decide.

Long Joan Silver
Written and Directed by: Adam Ward
Date: 19 - 20 March
Time: 7.00pm daily
Venue: Joe H Makin Building, Pilgrim Street, L1 9BG

This pirate themed musical romp takes you on a journey that sees Joan O'Malley transform from a fragile, innocent young girl into the most fearsome pirate ever to sail the seven seas, much to the disapproval of her father Captain O'Malley. With wacky incidents and even wackier characters, this adventure will certainly float your boat.

The Truth Will Out
Devised by: Sarah Brown, Stephanie Whittingham and the Company
Date: 19 - 23 March
Time: 5.30pm daily
Venue: 68 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9HW

Running over 5 days, each night a 20 minute episode, exploring the malevolent grip of the media; the nonsense of newspapers, Facebook foolishness, the ridiculousness of reality TV.

Forever And Anon
Written and Directed by: Sarah Van Parys
Date: 23 - 24 March
Time: 7.30pm daily
Venue: Williamson Tunnels, The Old Stable Yard, Smithdown Lane, L7 3EE

Karen is having a bad time, struggling to keep a grasp on reality; the faceless children don't help. Can the love of her husband help rebuild her world? 

Adapted and Directed by: Amy Crawford
Date: 26 - 27 March
Time: 7.30pm daily
Venue: Joe H Makin Building, Pilgrim Street, L1 9BG

The theatrical style of Berkoff meets Britain’s most notorious prisoner, 'Charlie Bronson'. See the horror and madness as Bronson's personalities come to life. Are you brave enough to be in the same room?
(We have been given special rights by Vertigo Films Ltd to perform a live version, never seen before.)

This Morning Live
Devised by: Jack Spencer and the Company
Date: 29 - 30 March
Time: 11.00am daily
Venue: Liverpool Students' Union, Engine Room, Maryland Street, L1 9DE

This exciting piece of devised theatre will use interactive feeds alongside audience participation to bring you breakfast TV live. Pull up a chair as we explore audience power and media influence.

Directed and devised by –James Price
Date: 23 March
Time: 11.00am
Venue: Joe H Makin Building, Pilgrim Street, L1 9BG

One of our fringe pieces will invite audiences to come and observe the football computer game, FIFA showing for seven hours! Come and go as you please and see how the virtual match is getting on.

5 Minute Plays
Directed and Composed by: Daniel Hall
Date: 23 March
Time: 11.00am
Venue: Joe H Makin Building, Pilgrim Street, L1 9BG

The other half to the fringe sees the Joe H Makin turned into a playground of Mini shows. Running all day within the building, the variety of 5 minute plays is endless.

Tickets: £5 full price; £3 concessions (discounted tickets available when booking 2 or more tickets for the 'Truth Will Out', Fringe Performances are free to watch).

Tickets for all performances are available by contacting:

Call: 07954 126 237

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