When gentleman Lovewit is forced to flee his London dwelling, conmen Face
and Subtle set up shop. Jonson's acerbic satire on human folly, greed, and
vanity sees a succession of fools and fops hoodwinked by the work of our
(anti-)heroes. Their victims come seeking the elixirs and potions for sexual
conquests, endless riches and eternal youth.
Let Them Call It Mischief have located The Alchemist in Victorian London,
where a sense of grime and intrigue is intertwined with elements of the
vaudeville and music hall. With original music from composer Jenny Green and
innovative design by Ele Slade, expect to be surprised and entertained in
Let Them Call It Mischief is a new company formed in 2011. Their founding
members all hail from London, and have worked at some of the city's most
interesting arts organisations, including the Barbican, Theatre Royal
Stratford East and Théâtre de Complicité. The company aim is to revive
lesser-known plays about London, and to find relevant and resonant venues in
which to produce them. They are delighted to be making their début at the
multi-award winning White Bear Theatre in Kennington.
Director Danny Wainwright
Design Ele Slade
Music Jenny Green
27 March - 14 April 2012
Tuesday - Saturday at 7.30pm, Sundays at 6.00pm
Tickets: £14 (£10 Conc) but only £10 to Kennington Association Members
Box Office: 020 7793 9193
Online Booking: www.whitebeartheatre.co.uk
White Bear Theatre
138 Kennington Park Road
2 minutes walk from Kennington Tube (Northern Line)
Buses: 133, 155, 196, 333, 415
The White Bear Theatre Club is offering concession rate to all Kennington
Association members. That's only £10 per ticket!
To book call 020 7793 9193 and quote 'Kennington Association Offer'.
The White Bear now has it's own Exclusive Lounge Area where patrons can sit
and enjoy a drink and a chat before the show. The theatre itself is fully
air conditioned and is now thoroughly soundproofed from the pub.