All the dates and registration links are below. If you’ve got any questions, come along to the interactive Season Launch and put this season’s directors on the hot seat. We’ll be sharing a bit more about our concept season and you’ll get a taste of what being involved in the season will be like. (Yes that means games as well as chat – so put a nice shirt on, grab a drink and be ready!)
Season Launch MONDAY, 5 OCTOBER 2020 FROM 19:00-20:15
Audition Dates TUESDAY, 6 OCTOBER FROM 18:45-21:00 WEDNESDAY, 7 OCTOBER FROM 18:45-21:00
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday at 6:40pm at Deptford Lounge. Come any evening you like, and you can audition for all three shows on a single evening. You don’t need to prepare anything, and all the details are in the notices above.
Curtains up for the new productions — come find out about them, direct from the directors (so to speak)! Our season launch party is this week, Thursday 10 January. From 7pm, upstairs at the Hoop & Grapes pub. See you there!
Oh yes it’s time to get an early present from us here at KDC Theatre — our Spring Season shows are all ready for you to get excited about!
Join us at the season launch party on 10 January at the Hoop & Grapes pub in Farringdon to hear from the directors and about all they ways you can get involved. Cast auditions will be the following week.
19-23 March. Directed by Anna Markland
Moscow’s number hit music station is launching their annual phone-in charity fundraiser … or at least they would be, if their biggest rivals hadn’t already stolen their theme. Join the DJs and station management as they try to save the day whilst dealing with endangered animals, suspicious pies, the Russian navy, office romance and of course – the best musical acts. After all, this is – Maybe Radio.
All hell breaks loose in a small Texan town in this blood-dark comedy. Recently widowed Margery runs a Christian Puppet Ministry at the local church. Soon Jason, her son, discovers that his puppet’s gone rogue and has taken on a shocking personality all of its own. This lightning-paced comedy tackles the big themes of death, grief, depression, guilt and religious hypocrisy, with a little help from one foul-mouthed puppet.
2-6 April. Directed by Danielle Florence & Carl Fletcher
Hush Now is a semi-devised piece utilising physical theatre and puppetry to tell the story of a family fractured by grief. The play centres around a teenager haunted by his own guilt. He navigates the world in a new way since his father was taken from him, but as the pain he feels festers and grows, so does the monster that begins to torment him…
KDC’s summer show is the return of last summer’s new writing success, What Keeps Me Awake, with the same format and a new theme.
Until the end of March 2018, writers from across the globe are submitting short plays written for KDC. Writers have only two words to guide them, the title: Future Imperfect. Last year over 130 plays were submitted. From these, 5 directors chose the best 12.
Rehearsals will be mainly but not exclusively on Monday and Wednesday evenings, and Sunday afternoons. Rehearsal venues are in central London, often at the Hoop and Grapes pub (80 Farringdon St, EC4A 4BL) and Theatre Delicatessen (2 Finsbury Avenue, EC2M 2PA).
Budding writer? Find out how to submit your short play for ‘Future Imperfect’ here.