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Posted: Tue Jul 24 2012
Having reached the ripe old age of 30 in 2010, fringe powerhouse The Finborough is still going strong bringing bright and solid theatre to its corner in West London. Artistic director Neil McPherson is much lauded for his eye for new writing and for turfing up forgotten and hidden texts. The space may be compact, but The Finborough's impact on London's theatre scene belies its stature.
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What's on at Finborough Theatre
As Obama nears the end of his time as President, and news of his unpopularity in government spreads, new writing venue the Finborough Theatre stages the European debut of American playwright Aurin Squire about an African-American college graduate who...
Colleen Murphy's play is inspired by true events and is set in a secluded barn where a killer holds a dying woman captive. Helen Donnelly directs the European premiere of the play, which was first aired as part of the Finborough's Vibrant Festival in...
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Eve Leigh’s subtle, smart first play is about the power of stories. But her characters aren’t simply soothed by tales round the fire – they trade yarns at the risk of their health and freedom. ‘Silent Planet’ is set in the ’70s in a mental institution...
Fringe, Musicals, Drama
Jerry Herman's 1979 musical 'The Grand Tour' finally gets its European premiere, thanks to the Finborough Theatre and producer Danielle Tarento. Part of the theatre's season of 20 premieres, this production is put together by the same people as the hit...
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