Ida Rubinstein: The Final Act tells the untold story of dance’s forgotten diva, the early 20th Century Russian impresario, performer, and femme fatale. From Paris to Palestine, from dancing with the Ballets Russes to commissioning Ravel’s Boléro, Ida Rubinstein’s career as a dancer and impresario saw her working with artists such as Stravinsky, Nijinsky and […]
Food relief for vulnerable Kensington and Chelsea residents The Playground Theatre Café is providing food relief for vulnerable Kensington and Chelsea residents in response to Covid-19. The campaign was set up by Rima Sams, the theatre cafe manager; and her son Mars. As soon as the theatre closed its doors on 16 March, to comply […]
Well Read moves online in response to Covid-19 Social Distancing requirements. Well Read has moved online in response to Covid-19. Well Read started in 2018 as a St. Charles hospital script reading project for mental health and older adult patients. Well Read online promotes wellbeing in Kensington and Chelsea and the wider community. It is […]
The Jazz Age UK premiere has scooped four and five star reviews with theatre critics from the Spy in the Stalls and from British Theatre.com. The Jazz Age premiered here in the UK at The Playground Theatre from 2-19 October 2019. Praise for the play; where the London jazz scene met fringe theatre, did not […]
We explore why writers and artists were ignored in The Jazz Age in an interview with Robert Boulter cast as F. Scott Fitzgerald. What have you been doing so far this year? Early this year (2019) I finished a play called The Inheritance, which is just about to open on Broadway. I also did a […]
The Jazz Age brings the London jazz scene to The Playground The Jazz Age, showing from 2-19 October 2019; will bring the London Jazz scene to The Playground Theatre. The UK premier will feature three of London’s top jazz musicians: Darren Berry, Rebekah Bouche and João Mello. Set between 1920 and 1940, in Paris and in […]
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