The Ghost of Stolen Summer

‘The Ghost of Stolen Summer’ R&D Sharing Friday 13th September at 3pm (until approx.4pm) Interplay Theatre in Armley, Armley Ridge Rd, Leeds LS12 3LE Book your seat free of charge: https://www.interplaytheatre.co.uk/event/the-ghost-of-stolen-summer/ Or call: 0113 263 8556 Join Common Chorus Theatre for a sharing of material created in the development of our new show ‘The Ghost of Stolen Summer’. We will be sharing approx. 30 minutes of previously unseen storytelling and music followed by an opportunity for audience feedback on the material. Created by our professional artist team; Emma Gordon, Claire Marie Seddon,… Read More

If I Say Jump

First touring in Spring 2018, ‘If I Say Jump’ had great audiences and excellent reviews.  Things went so well that we are now planning a second tour for Summer 2019. Common Chorus in association with Little Mighty With skillful storytelling, playful comedy and an original soundtrack, this fast-paced new show charts a morally ambiguous quest for peace and wellbeing in a chaotic time. Jenny’s a vicar. But she’s got problems. Her creepy ex-husband keeps sending her flowers – every day. The church hall is being renovated by a dodgy builder, who’s being… Read More

After the Flood

After the Flood is a site-based theatre performance created at Granary Wharf in Leeds as a commision for the Leeds Waterfront Festival 2016. Set six months after the devastating Christmas floods, it dramatised the real experiences of people who made a response to the tragedy. “It made me think of the city differently… about the connection between the city and the countryside… It did all this in a clever, funny and gentle way, without forcing a message on to the audience” – Dr Lourdes Orozco, University of Leeds, Workshop Theatre. The performance was… Read More

Drink With a Chimp

Drink with a Chimp was devised with professional actors in response to a community theatre production Recovery Stories. Unpacking the truth of lived experiences of recovery from addiction and featuring original interview material from Dr Steve Peters, author of the Chimp Paradox, the show toured to theatres and community spaces in Yorkshire in the summer of 2015. “This company has got under the skin to develop a play that has found both the misery of addiction and the communal hope – even joy – of those that are rediscovering dignity and self-worth” –… Read More