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Norwich arts venue The Garage announces its spring season of shows

PUBLISHED: 18:40 26 December 2017 | UPDATED: 18:51 26 December 2017

The Garage's spring 2018 season - Me and my Bee
Photo: Harry Elletson Photography and Design

The Garage's spring 2018 season - Me and my Bee Photo: Harry Elletson Photography and Design

Harry Elletson Photography and Design

From homegrown shows to national touring productions, there is lots for audiences to look forward to at The Garage, in Norwich, in the New Year.

The Garage's spring 2018 season - 20 Questions
Photo: supplied by The Garage The Garage's spring 2018 season - 20 Questions Photo: supplied by The Garage

The Chapel Field North arts venue’s spring season features a packed programme of entertainment.

Adam Taylor, The Garage’s executive director, said: “I’m really thrilled with the season ahead. We have professional shows like Me and My Bee which was developed at a Scratch Night here 18 months ago, alongside our Youth Theatre Company presenting their show The Changing Room, part of National Theatre Connections.

“As ever in our auditorium there is a lovely mix of local companies and some truly wonderful national touring shows.”

The season kicks off with Kaleido Film Collective and Feral Foxy Ladies’ I Would Like to Get to Know You, a cabaret-esque collection of real life dating stories. INK on the Road features the best new short plays from East Anglian writers performed at the INK Festival, and fEAST Theatre’s latest offering takes us to Morston during World War II, with an adaptation of Jeremy Page’s Salt.

The Garage's spring 2018 season - Growing Pains
Photo: supplied by The Garage The Garage's spring 2018 season - Growing Pains Photo: supplied by The Garage

House Theatre’s Growing Pains follows a working class lad who travels down a dangerous road, meanwhile Hope Theatre Company’s Gypsy Queen tells the unconventional love story between two fighters who discover the greatest challenge lies outside the ring.

The Garage Youth Theatre Company will present The Changing Room - a show about existing on the cusp of growing up - as part of the National Theatre Connections Festival.

The season will also feature ThisEgg’s show Me and My Bee which invites the audience to save the world - one bee at a time.

Foursquare Theatre’s Half a World Away takes the audience on a trip back to the 1990s meanwhile the show 20 Questions - presented by Unit and co-created with some participants from The Garage - features a fusion of dance, interviews and film.

The Garage's spring 2018 season - Half the World Away
Photo: Fluxx Films The Garage's spring 2018 season - Half the World Away Photo: Fluxx Films

There is also cutting edge comedy with John Kearns, Tanyalee Davis and The M.M.O.R.P.G Show.

As well as the on stage entertainment, there are also lots of dance, music and theatre classes for all ages, including some GCSE programmes.

For more information, visit www.thegarage.org.uk

The Garage's spring 2018 season - John Kearns
Photo: supplied by The Garage The Garage's spring 2018 season - John Kearns Photo: supplied by The Garage

The Garage's spring 2018 season - Salt
Photo: supplied by The Garage The Garage's spring 2018 season - Salt Photo: supplied by The Garage

The Garage's spring 2018 season - Tanyalee Davis
Photo: supplied by The Garage The Garage's spring 2018 season - Tanyalee Davis Photo: supplied by The Garage

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