What’s On: Drama

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30th May 2021
Anyone. Anywhere. Anyplace. Anytime. Anything. Proforca Theatre Company returns to the Albany Theatre Studio after Lockdown with AAAAA (FiveA), a brand new piece of theatre which will be performed for one night only in Coventry as part of it’s London premiere in 2021.
10th June 2021
Pacifism is a hard game; to six people from a sleepy English village, it's war.
15th July 2021
Four Actors perform a high energy, ingenious production of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ condensed into 40 hilarious breakneck minutes. After a quick interval ice-cream, the same four actors deliver an outrageous and equally entertaining 40-minute production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
18th July 2021
The cream of UK amateur theatre competes in the National Drama Festival Associations’ British All-Winners Finals in The Albany’s main house, with an additional exciting daytime programme of theatre-related events in the Studio, in Coventry’s UK City of Culture Year.
5th August 2021
A bilingual, reimagined, modernized version of a Shakespeare classic. Set in a time where every country around the world has adopted 'Brexit' like policies and closed their borders to neighbouring countries.
2nd September 2021
A rollicking Victorian odd-couple encounter between two titans of English literature! A comedy by Daniel Rover Singer
7th September 2021
Chaos reigns in this brand-new farce of mistaken identities and disastrous decisions from the witty pen of star of stage and screen, Nigel Planer.
9th September 2021
Here’s to breakdowns, burnt bridges and no answers. Tiny Room Theatre Company presents ‘Loop’ in the Albany Studio. Directed and written by Peter Mulligan, this short drama shows a snapshot of life with depression.
11th September 2021
Pulp Friction are the world's best Quentin Tarantino live tribute band. Experience a unique cocktail of singing, dancing & theatrical performance using the effortless stylised themes from the legendary films of Quentin Tarantino.
13th October 2021
Pulse Records Limited in association with Bill Elms presents the UK premiere tour of Helen Forrester’s BY THE WATERS OF LIVERPOOL. Adapted by Rob Fennah / Directed by Gareth Tudor Price
15th October 2021
This laughter-filled parody of the classic D.H. Lawrence novel will bring you high drama, high comedy and highly-raised eyebrows.
20th October 2021
A full-cast production set in the murky Dark Ages where love, politics and witchcraft collide. A war worn Macbeth is told by three sisters that he is fated to become King of Scotland so beginning a series of events that lead to the destruction of Kings, friends and souls as he, and his Lady, try to cling to the tainted crown.
4th November 2021
After the terrific success of The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes, we return with this follow-up stage play. Join the king of the detectives as he brings to life those three startling cases, The Sussex Vampire, The Creeping Man and The Devil's Foot! Jonathan Goodwin returns as Sherlock Holmes, in a show scripted by himself and co-directed by Goodwin and Gary Archer.
7th February 2022
A thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde immerses you in the myth and mystery of 19th century London’s fog-bound streets where love, betrayal, and murder lurk at every chilling twist and turn.