Theatre Royal Stratford East seeking participants in Tower Hamlets and Newham for Home Theatre project

A scene from a previous Home Theatre project in South America

A scene from a previous Home Theatre project in South America - Credit: submitted

The Home Theatre project, taking place in the UK for the first time, has been developed with Brazilian partner Festival International de Cenas em Casa.

A scene from a previous Home Theatre project in South America

A scene from a previous Home Theatre project in South America - Credit: submitted

Artists working on the project will take inspiration from the stories of those hosting the work and participants will be able to invite their own audience into their homes.

Newham will be the main hub for the project, with twenty families from across the borough and East London being selected. Another ten homes will be chosen from other parts of the capital. At the end of the projects hosts will be encouraged to invite an audience of friends and family to see a free performance. The host is then asked to provide a meal, over which thoughts and experiences can be shared.

The performances will be performed simultaneously on October 26 and recorded live before being broadcast on November 9, enabling audiences from around the world to see the work and be part of an online conversation.

To apply to take part visit www.stratfordeast.com/hometheatre or call 020 8279 1157 to request an application form. The deadline is 6pm on August 23.


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