Spring Is Coming To Canada Water Theatre

Staff Reporter (14 January, 2022)

A celebration of acclaimed local talent

51390Handa's Surprise

A new programme for Spring 2022 running from February to May has been announced celebrating acclaimed local talent with music, spoken word, theatre, workshops, and family shows.

The programme spans Canada Water Theatre and the venue’s sister site, the Albany in Deptford.

Live comedy returns with Arabs Are Not Funny and spoken word, music and theatre are combined in No Place Like Home which explores the queer club scene and relationships. Local history is also unearthed in The Mayflower 400 Christopher Jones Lectures, a series of talks exploring the Mayflower story and Rotherhithe in its early days.

Highlights for families include:

Peut-Être Theatre’s, The Dark which is accessible for blind or visually impaired children, and follows the story of a young boy learning to face his fears.

Handa’s Surprise. Handa travels to the next village with seven different fruits as a surprise gift for her friend Akeyo, but seven different animals have seven very different ideas.

A blend of physical performance, puppetry, live music and song combine to create an intimate, magical show with plenty of audience participation.  

Wolf! Down in the village just a whisper of a wolf will cause a panic! Join this magical adventure and find out what happens when Jack cries WOLF! With original music and puppetry explore a tale you thought you knew…

Comfortable Classical. Get comfy and enjoy live, orchestral music with City of London Sinfonia. Comfortable Classical concerts are relaxed, lunchtime performances that are open to anyone and everyone.

Swings and Roundabouts. Calling the bum wipers, bedtime boppers and owners of tiny humans. You are invited to join actor, musician, and mummy, Sophie Ross, for a brand-new comedy musical that unpacks the Swings and Roundabouts of the first year of parenthood.

Check The Albany website for full details of all the shows at both sites.

www.thealbany.org.uk

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