At the Arcola

 3 plays, must end Saturday 
Technically Speaking

Working with a cast of male performers whose lives have been directly or indirectly affected by mental health conditions, director Rosa Glover brings together theatre and technology for a unique, high-tech experience.

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Spring Storm
by Tennessee Williams

A Deep South tale of adolescent rites of passage, which signals the arrival of one of the great American dramatists. Arcola Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen directs talented young actors from the East 15 Acting School.

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The Workroom
by Jean-Claude Grumberg, in an English version by Amy Rosenthal

A poignant and passionate rendering of post-war Paris. Rosamunde Hutt directs talented young actors from the East 15 Acting School.

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A Steady Rain opens next week

 Rehearsal photos just released 
“A gritty, rich, thick, poetic and entirely gripping noir tale” – Chicago Tribune

A Steady Rain, from House of Cards and Mad Men writer Keith Huff, is a heart-stopping drama about a lifelong bond on the line. Don’t miss the London premiere at Arcola, starring Vincent Regan (300, Troy, Clash of the Titans) and David Schaal (The Office, The Inbetweeners).

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 Tickets from £14 

Just announced

The Dishonoured
by Aamina Ahmad

Set in a world of espionage and secret agents, The Dishonoured is a compelling political thriller about surviving in a world of deceit and violence.

When war hero Colonel Tariq joins the intelligence agency, his rise to the top seems assured. But during his first case investigating an alleged murder by a CIA agent, a diplomatic crisis erupts. As the two nations negotiate, angry mobs take to the streets…

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Coming up this season

8 – 13 February (not 12)
The Little Prince
by Nick Connaughton, after Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Arcola Queer Collective are back with a unique take on one of the most universally-cherished books of all time. This poignant re-imagining of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic speaks to the castaway in all of us.

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18 – 20 February
27 Protagonists

Drawing inspiration from the quiet ferocity and grand ambition of the golden age of silent films, 27 Protagonists is the latest production from Arcola’s acclaimed performance company for older adults.

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22 – 27 February

Featuring established writers alongside riveting new voices, and talented actors and directors from across the Arcola community, this year’s PlayWROUGHT promises to be an unforgettable celebration of daring, ambitious new writing.

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2 – 5 March
Adapted and translated by Ece Ozdemiroglu with Müge Cetinkaya, after Euripides’ The Children of Hercules

2400 years on from the premiere of Euripides’ The Children of Hercules, Arcola Ala-Turka stages an urgent new production drawing on perspectives from Turkey and right across Europe.

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15 – 19 March
The Crucible
by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller’s classic drama about the Salem Witch Trials remains a powerful insight into the combustibility of community. Caitriona McLaughlin directs some of the most exciting young actors from the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

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29 March – 2 April
Balm in Gilead
by Lanford Wilson

Step into New York’s seedy underworld with Lanford Wilson‘s critically-acclaimed play. Joseph Blatchley directs talented young actors from the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

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