Play Something Comes To Drayton Arms Theatre

Play Something Drayton Arms Theatre

Following a highly successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Stage Write bring their acclaimed LGBT play Play Something to the Drayton Arms Theatre. Written by Paul T Davies, Play Something played to acclaim last year at the Lakeside Theatre at the Universiry Of Essex. The production will be presented at the Drayton Arms for a strictly limited season from 18 – 22 September at 7.30pm. “Side One, Track Two. That song is about me.” From beginning to end, M and F tell you the story of their love, and ask the DJ to Play Something. Something to make love to, to split up to, to celebrate, to cry, and to play the Forever Song. They are the songs of all of us. Covering decades, younger become older and the play becomes the story of everyone who has loved, lost, and loved again, and had Our Song. Stage Write was … Read more

REVIEW: When Midnight Strikes, Drayton Arms Pub Theatre ✭✭✭

When Midnight Strikes at Drayton Arms

When Midnight Strikes The Drayton Arms Pub Theatre 24th October 2017 Book Tickets Charles Miller and Kevin Hammonds are one of this country’s most prolific and inventive musical writing teams, and yet they are still comparatively little known by the general public.  One wonders why this is so: their songs are highly crafted, intensely melodic and memorable.  Surely, they should make more of an impact.  Over many years, their work has been commissioned by leading drama schools, and shows have been produced to fit the needs of companies wanting to produce varied stories with lots of parts, each well represented with solo material as well as a good mixture of duets, trios, quartets, ensembles and choruses. It is, of course, very difficult to predict what will seize the public imagination, but in the case of this work, the answer may lie in the choice of story and the nature of … Read more