The Mechanicals are six characters from Shakepeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream who perform a play within a play “Pyramus and Thisbe”. The amazingly talented Samantha Fields has made this a stand alone Festival play which is clever, witty and bright. Also featuring original music performed live.
We are currently looking for opportunities to perform this piece so please get in touch if you have ideas.
Who is your child talking to? Do you know? More importantly do THEY know? Social media is a wonderful way to interact with people, but some of the people out there have other things on their mind. This production introduces ideas of internet safety in a fun, accessible way for children aged 8-13.
We use drama to begin a discussion about real issues in the lives of children in 2020. The production is followed by a Q&A session for children and teachers.
Bromance: The Dudesical
Daisy saw a song on Youtube and fell in love with it. After speaking to the writers (Ewalt and Walker) and reading the whole script, she was inspired to bring the show to life – her family and friends thought she was mad but her enthusiasm for the project was contagious A team came together including West End legendary musical director, Andy Smith, director Sarah Redmond, lighting designer Kim Hollamby and co-producer Max Barraclough. The production was workshopped at The Studio in Henley-on-Thames and then had an incredible run at The Other Palace, London gaining 4* reviews from all the top reviewers and being listed alongside Company in the top three shows to see in London during the run. From Youtube song to West End show – Daisy dreams big!
What’s the show about? Like an awesome buddy movie come to life, Bromance reveals a world of Beer, Brotherhood, and Brocabulary. Bromance follows the comic misadventures of a group of friends after one fateful St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago. When Marty, a lonely IT guy who is new to town, meets Tom, Dick and Harry, he desperately wants to be a part of their clique. Amused by his naiveté, Dick decides to take Marty under his wing, but first convinces his friends, Harry and Tom, to teach Marty Brotocol, aka the rules, joys, and importance of being a real bro.
The Last Five Years
Jason Robert Brown’s beautiful piece explores the relationship of Cathy, a struggling actress and Jamie, a thriving writer. The music is worth hearing in its own right with a stunning four piece band. But How Very Productions produced a stunning version staring the incomparable talent of Cassie Compton (American Psycho, The Wedding Singer and XFactor) and Joe Evans (Dirty Dancing, Les Miserable and Romantics Anonymous).