warnmcr: xmas creep...


Disturbingly, despite the impending electoral shenanigans, the 'festive season' seems to have started even earlier than usual and, watching the tv, you could be forgiven for thinking it was December already. The performance world is still alive and kicking, but make the most the final weeks of November...

This weekend is fairly quiet - tonight Fri 15 Nov you can still catch Forced Entertainment's Out of Order at HOME; or tomorrow, Sat 16 Nov, Mother's Bloomers is at the Royal Exchange. Elsewhere, Truth to Power Cafe is at the Arts Centre at Edgehill University tonight, Fri 15 Nov (and at the Unity Theatre, Liverpool on Sat 16 Nov); while Sheila Ghelani + Sue Palmer's Common Salt is at the Maritime Museum, Lancaster, tomorrow Sat 16 Nov.

Next week (w/c 18 Nov) pace picks up again: Mark Croasdale's Staying In is at Waterside, Sale on Mon 18 Nov; Tribe's Still I Rise is at The Lowry on Tue 19 Nov; and Company Chameleon's The Shadow is at HOME on Fri 22 + Sat 23 Nov.
Further afield, Mark Edward + Co's What Have YOU Done To Deserve This is at the Arts Centre at Edgehill University on Tue 19 Nov; and Spill Yer Tea is at Constellations, Liverpool on Wed 20 Nov.  In Sheffield, Motherland is at Theatre Deli on Wed 20 Nov and Levantes Dance Theatre's The Band is at the University of Sheffield on Sat 23 Nov; while in Leeds Miranda Tuffnell's Pneuma is at NSCD's Riley Theatre on Tue 19 Nov; SH!T Theatre SH!T Actually (an excusable xmas outing) previews at CLAY on Fri 22 Nov; while Uninvited Guests To Those Born Later is at The Holbeck on Sun 24 Nov.

The following week (w/c 25 Nov) Bryony Kimmings and Chanje Kunda are both at HOME; while Emergence Premiere is at the New Adelphi and Victoria Firth is in Sale. Elsewhere, Company Chameleon are in Ormskirk and Amy Vreeke is in Leeds. 

Come December the xmas inevitables really do take over, so next week is likely to be the last Weekly Warning of the year. If you have anything unmissable happening in December or early January, let me know by Thu 21 Nov.

Best

Tamsin

PS. Gillian Jane Lees & Adam York Gregory are asking 1,440 people with a connection to Lancaster & Morecambe, 'what time of day (or night) is important to you and why?'. Contribute your moments to Taking The Time from now til 11 Dec, for a 24 hr performance on 18 Dec.

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warnmcr: calm after the storm...


After yesterday's deluge, on this unusually clement winter's morning, in these parts there's a feeling of calm after the storm: Word of Warning's season has come to a close, the fireworks have silenced and hopefully the floodwaters are starting to recede. The calm is inevitably fleeting, though, given the tempestuous month ahead - let's just hope it brings a fresh wind of change...

This weekend, The Lowry is full of dance with Kalakuta Republik on Fri 8 + Sat 9 Nov and Emmanuel Gat's Works, also on Sat 9 Nov. At the New Adelphi, Salford, Watch Us Dance is also tonight Fri 8 Nov. Quarantine invite you to Meet The Neighbours on Sat 9 + Sun 10 Nov; plus Neil Bartlett's 24 Hours of Peace is at The Royal Exchange (10-11 Nov).
In Liverpool, Homotopia, at the Unity Theatre, has Oozing Gloop (Fri 8 Nov), Split Britches and Joan (both Sat 9 Nov); while, in Blackpool Gary Clarke's Wasteland is at The Grand on Fri 8 Nov. Over in Sheffield, the Enable Us programme has also kicked off at the University of Sheffield (til 23 November).

Next week (w/c 11 Nov) is quieter, though Mark Thomas 50 Things About Us is at Waterside, Sale on Tue 12 Nov; and Forced Entertainment's Out of Order is at HOME (13-15 Nov).  Further afield Truth to Power Cafe is at the Arts Centre at Edgehill University on Fri 15 Nov and at the Unity Theatre, Liverpool on Sat 16 Nov; while Sheila Ghelani + Sue Palmer's Common Salt is at the Maritime Museum, Lancaster, also on Sat 16 Nov.

The following week (w/c 18 Nov) Mark Croasdale is in Sale; Tribe at The Lowry; and Company Chameleon at HOME. Further afield, Mark Edward + Co are in Ormskirk; Spill Yer Teais in Liverpool; Motherland and Levantes are in Sheffield; and SH!T Theatre and Uninvited Guests are in Leeds.

Best

Tamsin

PS. Gillian Jane Lees & Adam York Gregory are asking 1,440 people with a connection to Lancaster & Morecambe, 'what time of day (or night) is important to you and why?'. Contribute your moments to Taking The Time from now til 11 Dec, for a 24 hr performance on 18 Dec.

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warnmcr: promises, promises...


On this All Saints first day of November, we find ourselves still part of Europe, floating on a sea of broken 'promises': Britain didn't explode and Boris isn't dead in a ditch but there's no escaping the promise of a bitter winter, probably of discontent. Meanwhwile, we at Word of Warning plan on keeping our (albeit tricksy) promises with our final show of the season, the almost miraculous Tom Cassani's I Promise You That Tonight.

Before that, it's busy out there! This weekendtonight Fri 1 Nov there's Michael Pinchbeck's Concerto at the New Adelphi, Salford; and Burtin +Matthews's The Witching Way at the Royal Exchange Theatre; while tomorrow, Sat 2 Nov The People Show's The Last Straw is at The Edge, Chorlton. Javaad Alipoor's Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran also contiues at HOME until 2 Nov.
Elsewhere, Smith + Sveen's Commonism is at the Media Factory, Preston on Fri 1 Nov and at The Holbeck, Leeds on Sun 3 Nov, while the Wit(h)ness Weekender is underway at Theatre in the Mill, Bradford (unitl 3 Nov); as is Light Up Lancaster  (1+ 2 Nov). Over in Liverpool Homotopia(1-10 Nov) kicks off, this weekend including An Evening with Travis Alabanza on Sat 2 Nov.

Next week (w/c 4 Nov) remains busy. The Lowry has the aforementioned Tom Cassani's I Promise You That Tonight on Wed 6 Nov; plus dance in the form of Dicskon Mbi's Enowate on Thu 7 Nov, Kalakuta Republik on Fri 8 + Sat 9 Nov and Emmanuel Gat's Works, also on Sat 9 Nov. At the New Adelphi, Salford, Watch Us Dance is also on Fri 8 Nov. Quarantine invite you to Meet The Neighbours on Sat 9 + Sun 10 Nov; plus Neil Bartlett's 24 Hours of Peace is at The Royal Exchange (10-11 Nov).
Further afield, in Liverpool, Homotopia has Harry Clayton-Wright's Sex Education (Tue 5 Nov), Rachael Young's Nightclubbing (Wed 6 Nov), Oozing Gloop (Fri 8 Nov); Split Britches and Joan(Sat 9 Nov) all at the Unity Theatre.
Liz Agiss's The President's Wife Is Still Dancing is at the Arts Centre at Edgehill University on Wed 6 Nov; and Gary Clarke's Wasteland is at Blackpool Grand on Fri 8 Nov.

The following week (w/c 11 Nov) things start to quieten down, though Mark Thomas is in Sale; Forced Entertainment are at HOME; while Truth to Power Cafe is in Ormskirk.

Hoping to see you at The Lowry on Wed 6 Nov for our final PWYD outing of the season - a touch of trickery and deception with Tom Cassani's I Promise You That Tonight.

Best

Tamsin

PS. Gillian Jane Lees & Adam York Gregory are asking 1,440 people with a connection to Lancaster & Morecambe, 'what time of day (or night) is important to you and why?'. Contribute your moments to Taking The Time from now til 11 Dec, for a 24 hr performance on 18 Dec.

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Autumn/Winter 2019

Wed 6 Nov, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
I PROMISE YOU THAT TONIGHT
Tom Cassani

(PWYD indicates you Pay What You Decide)

Word of Warning Autumn/Winter 2019 is brought to you by hÅb — with NIAMOS, STUN, Z-arts + The Lowry. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.


warnmcr: fallback position...



As the clocks fall back and the days tick away to the gothiest night of the year, my preferred position would be prone, as I'm still recovering from our own monstously monumental evening with Ron Athey!

This weekend you can still catch Scottee's Class (until 26 Oct) and Javaad Alipoor's Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran (until 2 Nov) at HOME; or HushHush at The Lowry, tonight, Fri 25 Oct.
Further afield, Luke McDonnell's Birdhouse is at Theatre Deli, Sheffield (until 26 Oct); and in Leeds, tonight, Fri 25 Oct, Leo Burtin's with bread is at Stage@Leeds while Ema Boswood's Ghost Sexxx is at CLAY. Tomorrow, Sat 26 Oct, Eggs Collective's Material is a one-off in Accrington Market Hall.

Next week (w/c 28 Oct) Salford University's New Adelphi Theatre plays host to Levantes Dance Theatre's The Band (Tue 29 Oct) and Michael Pinchbeck's Concerto (Fri 1 Nov); while the Royal Exchange Theatre has Burtin + Matthews's The Witching Way on Thu 31 Oct + Fri 1 Nov; and The Edge, Chorlton has The People Show's The Last Straw. Elsewhere, Smith + Sveen's Commonism is at the Media Factory, Preston on Fri 1 Nov and at The Holbeck, Leeds on Sun 3 Nov.

The following week (w/c 4 Nov) Word of Warning is back in action again for Tom Cassani's I Promise You That Tonight at The Lowry. Quarantine invite you to Meet The Neighbours; and there are 24 Hours of Peace at The Royal Exchange. Beyond that there's a lot of dance about: Dicskon MbiKalakuta Republic and Emmanuel Gat are at The Lowry; Watch Us Dance is at New Adelphi; Liz Agiss is in Ormskirk; and Gary Clarke is in Blackpool.

Enjoy the extra hour in bed on Sunday as long as not too many things go bump in the night..!

Best

Tamsin
 
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Performance Programme
Autumn/Winter 2019

Wed 6 Nov, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
I PROMISE YOU THAT TONIGHT
Tom Cassani

(PWYD indicates you Pay What You Decide)

Word of Warning Autumn/Winter 2019 is brought to you by hÅb — with NIAMOS, STUN, Z-arts + The Lowry. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.


warnmcr: a monstrous undertaking...


After a torrential weekend in Bristol, I'm enjoying this crisp, autumnal morning. If you fancy venturing out, this weekend, you can still catch Igor + Moreno's Andante at The Lowry and Reckless Sleepers's Negative Space at Salford University's New Adelphi Theatre both tonight, Fri 18 Oct.  There's also the Islington Mill Art Academy's All We Have year end show, including Jenny Gaskell's People, other living + dead things + the matter in between (18-21 Oct).
Alternatively, if you fancy a trip to Brum, Fierce Festival continues until Sun 20 Oct.

Next week (w/c 21 Oct), we at Word of Warning welcome the legendary Ron Athey's Acephalous Monster to NIAMOS on Wed 23 Oct - we've increased capacity so there a very few tickets available.
HOME has Scottee's Class (23-26 Oct) and Javaad Alipoor's Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran (23 Oct-1 Nov). Kate Adams's Water Is Attracted To Water is at Salford University on Wed 23 Oct; while The Lowry has Gameshow's Nuclear Future (Thu 24 Nov) + HushHush (Fri 25 Oct).
Further afield, the Arts Centre at Edgehill University has Gracefool Collective's This Is Not A Wedding on Tue 22 Oct and Yael Karavan's Living Threads on Thu 24 Oct.  Luke McDonnell's Birdhouse is at Theatre Deli, Sheffield (23-26 Oct); and in Leeds, Leo Burtin's with bread is at Stage@Leeds on Thu 24 + Fri 25 Oct while Ema Boswood's Ghost Sexxx is at CLAY on Fri 25 Oct.

The following week (w/c 28 Oct) Levantes Dance Theatre and Michael Pinchbeck are at Salford University; while Burtin + Matthews are at the Royal Exchange Theatre; and The People Show are at The Edge, Chorlton. Elsewhere, Smith + Sveen are in Preston and Leeds.

I'm off to await delivery of blankets to add a little touch of warmth to our monstrous ritual for resistance.

Best

Tamsin
 


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Performance Programme
Autumn/Winter 2019

Wed 23 Oct, 7.30pm (doors 7pm). £5/10/15 | NIAMOS
ACEPHALOUS MONSTER
Ron Athey

Wed 6 Nov, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
I PROMISE YOU THAT TONIGHT
Tom Cassani

(PWYD indicates you Pay What You Decide)

Word of Warning Autumn/Winter 2019 is brought to you by hÅb — with NIAMOS, STUN, Z-arts + The Lowry. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.


warnmcr: going underground...


So I find myself writing en route to a damp, dark, resonant cave in Bristol as part of IBT's The Summit...

Back in Mancunia, this weekendIgor + Moreno's BEAT is at The Lowry, tonight Fri 11 Oct; Rash Dash's Mary vs Elizabeth is at the Royal Exchange Theatre (til 12 Oct); while Journeys Festival pops up around the city until 13 Oct.
Further afield, Russell Maliphant's Silent Lines  is at Lancaster Arts on Fri 11 + Sat 12 Oct.

Next week (w/c 14 Oct) there's a slowing of pace, though Reckless Sleepers's Negative Spaceis at Salford University's New Adelphi Theatre on Thu 17 Oct; and Igor + Moreno's Andante is at The Lowry on Fri 18 Oct. Elsewhere, Search Party's Storm is at the Media Factory, Preston on Wed 16 Oct. I hear Ron Athey at CLAY in Leeds on Fri 18 Oct is sold-out - but you can still see him in Manchester on 23 Oct. Much, much further afield, Fierce Festival is in Birmingham (15-20 Oct).

The following week (w/c 21 Oct) pace picks up again: with Scottee and Javaad Ali Poor at HOME; Gameshow + HushHush at The Lowry and Kate Adams at Salford University. Gracefool Collective and Yael Karavan are in Ormskirk; Luke McDonnell in Sheffield; Leo Burtin and Ema Boswood in Leeds. Of course, from a Word of Warning perspective, the event of the week is the aforementioned Ron Athey's Acephalous Monster in the decaying grandeur of NIAMOS.  It's one night only (Wed 23 Oct) and selling fast, so you might want to look a bit lively!

Best

Tamsin
 


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Performance Programme
Autumn/Winter 2019

Wed 23 Oct, 7.30pm (doors 7pm). £5/10/15 | NIAMOS
ACEPHALOUS MONSTER
Ron Athey

Wed 6 Nov, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
I PROMISE YOU THAT TONIGHT
Tom Cassani

(PWYD indicates you Pay What You Decide)

Word of Warning Autumn/Winter 2019 is brought to you by hÅb — with NIAMOS, STUN, Z-arts + The Lowry. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.


warnmcr: Fall-out...


With the dawning of October things have really taken an autumnal turn and even the festival leaves are starting to drop from the schedule trees...

This weekend, you can catch the last falling leaves: SICK! has Kim Noble's WildLife FMtonight, 4 Oct at Z-arts and Hunt & Darton's Radio Local in Hulme Park and Takeover Party at NIAMOS (both Sat 5 Oct); while HOME has Queens of Sheba + Pizza Shop Heroes (both til Sat 5 Oct).
Elsewhere, Louise Orwin's Oh Yes, Oh No is at CLAY, Leeds tonight, Fri 4 Oct; while on Merseyside, LEAP Festival takes the festival reins with New Art Club's Cupid's Revenge tonight, Fri 4 Oct, and Seke Chimutengwende + Alexandrina Hemsley's Black Holes tomorrow, Sat 5 Oct, both at the Unity Theatre.

Next week (w/c 7 Oct) things quieten down somewhat. RashDash's Oh Mother! at the Royal Exchange Theatre has actually been replaced with their Mary vs Elizabeth (10-12 Oct); Igor + Moreno's BEAT is at The Lowry on Fri 11 Oct; while Journeys Festival enters the fray (4-13 Oct around the city).
Further afield, the Arts Centre at Edgehill University has Cade + McCaskill's Moot Moot on Tue 8 Oct and Ashleigh Owen's Hip Hip I'm Gay! on Thu 10 Oct. Dance is big: LEAP has Rosie Kay's Fantasia on Tue 8 Oct at Capstone Theatre + Frances Disley's Tripleflex on Thu 10 Oct at the Bluecoat in Liverpool; Gracefool Collective's This Is Not A Wedding is at Stage@Leeds on Tue 8 Oct; and Russell Maliphant's Silent Lines  is at Lancaster Arts on Fri 11 + Sat 12 Oct. To get a bit more live-arty, you'll need to travel - try IBT's The Summit in Bristol (11-13 Oct).

The following week (w/c 14 Oct) seems strangely quiet - though Igor + Moreno bring a second show to The Lowry and Reckless Sleepers are at Salford University. Search Party are in Preston; and Ron Athey is in Leeds (also coming to Manchester on 23 Oct). If you're looking for a longer live art roadtrip, Fierce Festival is in Birmingham (15-20 Oct).

Best

Tamsin
 


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Autumn/Winter 2019

Wed 23 Oct, 7.30pm (doors 7pm). £5/10/15 | NIAMOS
ACEPHALOUS MONSTER
Ron Athey

Wed 6 Nov, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
I PROMISE YOU THAT TONIGHT
Tom Cassani

(PWYD indicates you Pay What You Decide)

Word of Warning Autumn/Winter 2019 is brought to you by hÅb — with NIAMOS, STUN, Z-arts + The Lowry. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

warnmcr: in orbit, fallen sick or taking a leap...


I'm still somewhat reeling after a mega-Emergency: residual adrenalin conflicting with physical weariness - the only upside is that my relative weirdness makes the general state of the world seem a touch less surreal. Meanwhile, the autumnal festival fandango continues around us:

This weekend Orbit at HOME has YES YES NO NO's The Accident Did Not Take Place(tonight, 27 + tomorrow, 28 Sep) and SH!T Theatre's Drink Rum with ExPats (also til 28 Sep). SICK! Festival has Joanna Rosenfeld's We Need to Talk About Death at The Yard (27 + 28 Sep). Also tomorrow, 28 Sep, Catherine Graindorge's Before The End is at Z-arts; plus there's Hunt & Darton's Radio Local (28 Sep + 5 Oct).
RashDash's Oh Mother! continues at the Royal Exchange Theatre until 12 Oct; while Neal Pike's Five Years is at Theatre Deli, Sheffield, tonight, Fri 27 Sep.

Next week (w/c 30 Sep) unbelievably, Word of Warning is back in action again on Wed 2 Oct with Lauren Hendry's Tetra-Decathlon directed by the very excellent Jenna Watt at The Lowry (which also has Azara Meghie's Just Another Day and Night on Thu 3 Oct). 

In this final week of the Orbit/SICK! head to head, Orbit has Jamal Harewood's Word on Mon 30 Sep + Tue 1 Oct; plus Queens of Sheba (1-5 Oct) + Pizza Shop Heroes (4+5 Oct). SICK! has Theater Degasten + CYC's Baby Fever, 1-3 Oct at STUN; Amy Vreeke's The Year My Vagina Tried to Kill Me, 2 + 3 Oct at the Martin Harris Centre; and Kim Noble's WildLife FM 3 + 4 Oct at Z-arts.

Elsewhere, Company Carpi's The Stumbling Block is at the Arts Centre at Edgehill University on Tue 1 Oct; Avital Raz's My Jerusalem is at the New Continental in Preston on Wed 2 Oct; Dancing with Words is at Kala Sangam, Bradford on Thu 3 Oct;  Louise Orwin's Oh Yes, Oh No is at CLAY, Leeds on Fri 4 Oct; while on Merseyside, LEAP Festival joins the festival-off with New Art Club's Cupid's Revenge on Fri 4 Oct, and Seke Chimutengwende + Alexandrina Hemsley's Black Holes on Sat 5 Oct, both at the Unity Theatre.

The following week (w/c 7 Oct) things quieten down somewhat, though Journeys Festival enters the fray at HOME; while Cade + McCaskill and Ashleigh Owen are in Ormskirk. Dance is the big story with Igor + Moreno at The Lowry,  Rosie Kay + Frances Disley in Liverpool; Gracefool Collective in Leeds; and Russell Maliphant in Lancaster.
For those looking for a further-flung weekend of art, activisim and discussion: IBT's The Summit is in Bristol (11-13 Oct).

I'm off to see if a day of book-keeping will finally drainthe surplus adrenalin - hope to see you at The Lowry on Wednesday for Lauren Hendry's Tetra-Decathlon.

Best

Tamsin
 


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Autumn/Winter 2019

Wed 2 Oct, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
TETRA-DECATHLON
Lauren Hendry, directed by Jenna Watt

Wed 23 Oct, 7.30pm (doors 7pm). £5/10/15 | NIAMOS
ACEPHALOUS MONSTER
Ron Athey

Wed 6 Nov, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
I PROMISE YOU THAT TONIGHT
Tom Cassani

(PWYD indicates you Pay What You Decide)

Word of Warning Autumn/Winter 2019 is brought to you by hÅb — with NIAMOS, STUN, Z-arts + The Lowry. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.


warnmcr: what's the Emergency score...


So here we are on the eve of the twentieth Emergency - tomorrow Sat 21 Sep at NIAMOS + Z-arts. I genuinely have no idea how many individual works we've shown in a score of outings but it's well over 500. I've always joked that I'll stop it when the event is older than the artists but that's getting perilously close now..! Anyway, the schedules are now online - 21 pieces in the daytime and 13 in the evening - good luck - *I'll* certainly need it!

Also this weekend in Orbit at HOME you can see Paul O'Donnell's We've Got Each Other, tonight Fri 20 Sep; and The Pappy Show Care (20+21 Sep). Elsewhere, in Preston, Derelict Live presents Zuppa's The Archive of Missing Things at the Harris Museum on Sat 21 Sep; and at Lancaster Library on Tue 24 Sep. Chris Thorpe's Status is at the Royal Exchange Theatre (tonight Fri 20 Sep) and at The Holbeck, Leeds on Sun 22 Sep.

Next (w/c 23 Sep) Orbit continues at HOME with LaJohnJoseph's A Generous Lover (24 + 25 Sep). YES YES NO NO's The Accident Did Not Take Place (27 + 28 Sep) and SH!T Theatre's Drink Rum with ExPats (26-28 Sep).  SICK! Festival moves to Hulme with Lara Thoms's The Director at Z-arts (25+26 Sep)Lotte Van Den Berg's Dying Together at STUN (26 + 27 Sep);Joanna Rosenfeld's We Need to Talk About Death at The Yard (27 + 28 Sep); and, on Sat 28 Sep Catherine Graindorge's Before The End at Z-arts; plus Hunt & Darton's Radio Local (28 Sep + 5 Oct).
The Royal Exchange Theatre also has RashDash's Oh Mother! (26 Sep-12 Oct).
Further afield Two Destination Language's Fallen Fruit is at the Arts Centre at Edgehill University on Tue 24 Sep; while Neal Pike's Five Years is at Theatre Deli, Sheffield on Fri 27 Sep.

The following week (w/c 30 Sep) Orbit has Jamal HarewoodQueens of Sheba + Pizza Shop Heroes.  SICK! has Baby FeverAmy Vreeke, and Kim Noble. The Lowry has Azara Meghie.  Elsewhere, Avital Raz is in Preston; Company Carpi in Ormskirk; and Louise Orwin in Leeds. Joining the festival fray, LEAP Festival is in Liverpool with New Art Club and Seke Chimutengwende + Alexandrina Hemsley.

I'm off to start a get-in - or more like 34 get-ins! Hope to see lots of you at Emergency tomorrow, though I'll probably pass you by in a blur!

Best

Tamsin
 


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Performance Programme
Autumn/Winter 2019

Sat 21 Sep, 12noon-10pm. PWYD | Hulme
EMERGENCY 2019
A day out for the curious.
Daytime: 12noon-4.30pm | NIAMOS
Alex Bradley, Bill Duffy, Charlotte McShane, Emergency Chorus, Gillian Knox, Holly Spillar, Jade Williams, Janet Charlesworth, Kellie Colbert, Kelvin Atmadibrata, Kris Canavan, Maya Chowdhry, Peter Jacobs, Pierce Starre, rahtattoo, Ross Graham, Shkiesha, Tamar + Jo, Thomas Mayer, TomYumSim + Will Dickie.
Evening: 5pm-10pm | STUN Studio + Z-arts
Adam John Roberts, Anna West + Louise Cross, Callum Berridge, Helen Sulis Bowie, Jazmine Webb, Katy Dye + Craig Manson, Lara Buffard + Gur Arie Piepskovitz, Rebekka Platt, Ross McCaffrey, Shahireh Sharif, Tania Camara, The Strange Names Collective + Vendetta Vain.

Wed 2 Oct, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
TETRA-DECATHLON
Lauren Hendry, directed by Jenna Watt

Wed 23 Oct, 7.30pm (doors 7pm). £5/10/15 | NIAMOS
ACEPHALOUS MONSTER
Ron Athey

Wed 6 Nov, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
I PROMISE YOU THAT TONIGHT
Tom Cassani

(PWYD indicates you Pay What You Decide)

Word of Warning Autumn/Winter 2019 is brought to you by hÅb — with NIAMOS, STUN, Z-arts + The Lowry. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.


warnmcr: tempting fate...


As if, in the current political climate, we needed any more portentous omens, it's another Friday the 13th and this one has a full moon... In the performance world, you could see it as heralidng either full-on party-time, or a complete horror show - depending on your perspective...

Next week (w/c 16 Sep) is full-on! Wed 18 Oct sees the kick-off of both Orbit Festival at HOME and SICK! (18 Sep - 5 Oct).  This week, the former includes the excellent Paul O'Donnell(19+20 Sep) and The Pappy Show (20+21 Sep); the latter includes Candoco with Hetain Patel(18+19 Sep), Ursula Martinez (Wed 18 Sep) and Laurence Clarke (Thu 19 Sep) - all at the Lowry.

Derelict Live presents Zuppa's The Archive of Missing Things at Didsbury Library on Tue 17 Sep; at Harris Museum, Preston on Sat 21 Sep; and at Lancaster Library on Tue 24 Sep. Chris Thorpe's Status is at the Royal Exchange Theatre (19 + 20 Sep) and at The Holbeck, Leeds on Sun 22 Sep.
In Sheffield, Theatre Deli has Dong Trieu Nhuyen's B.A.R.E on Wed 18 Sep and Rosa Postlethwaite's Composed on Thu 19 Sep. In Leeds, on Thu 19 Sep, the newly re-branded CLAY (formerly Live Art Bistro) has Lucy + Addrian Hutson's Bi-Curious George + Other Side Kicks; and Stage@Leeds has the Truth to Power Cafe.

We, at Word of Warning, are all about Emergency on Sat 21 Sep. All Pay What You Decide, you can now read about the 22 daytime at NIAMOS pieces - installation, durational, limited capacity, body-based and short performance; and the 12 more short performances in the evening at STUN + Z-arts. 

The following week (w/c 23 Sep) the festival clash continues with LaJohnJosephYES YES NO NO and SH!T Theatre at HOME; while SICK! moves to Hulme with Lara ThomsDying TogetherWe Need to Talk About Death and Before The End plus Hunt & Darton's Radio Local.The Royal Exchange Theatre also has RashDash, while further afield Two Destination Languageare in Ormskirk; and Josh Coates + Neal Pike are in Sheffield.

I'm off to howl at the Emergency moon!

Best

Tamsin
 


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Performance Programme
Autumn/Winter 2019

Sat 21 Sep, 12noon-10pm. PWYD | Hulme
EMERGENCY 2019
A day out for the curious.
Daytime: 12noon-4.30pm | NIAMOS
Alex Bradley, Bill Duffy, Charlotte McShane, Emergency Chorus, Gillian Knox, Holly Spillar, Jade Williams, Janet Charlesworth, Kellie Colbert, Kelvin Atmadibrata, Kris Canavan, Maya Chowdhry, Peter Jacobs, Pierce Starre, rahtattoo, Ross Graham, Shkiesha, Tamar + Jo, Thomas Mayer, TomYumSim + Will Dickie.
Evening: 5pm-10pm | STUN Studio + Z-arts
Adam John Roberts, Anna West + Louise Cross, Callum Berridge, Helen Sulis Bowie, Jazmine Webb, Katy Dye + Craig Manson, Lara Buffard + Gur Arie Piepskovitz, Rebekka Platt, Ross McCaffrey, Shahireh Sharif, Tania Camara, The Strange Names Collective + Vendetta Vain.

Wed 2 Oct, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
TETRA-DECATHLON
Lauren Hendry, directed by Jenna Watt

Wed 23 Oct, 7.30pm (doors 7pm). £5/10/15 | NIAMOS
ACEPHALOUS MONSTER
Ron Athey

Wed 6 Nov, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry
I PROMISE YOU THAT TONIGHT
Tom Cassani

(PWYD indicates you Pay What You Decide)

Word of Warning Autumn/Winter 2019 is brought to you by hÅb — with NIAMOS, STUN, Z-arts + The Lowry. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.