New season of GSA productions
Don’t miss out on the spring season of productions from the University’s Guildford School of Acting. GSA prides itself in delivering performances and productions to the highest professional standards and this is a great opportunity to see our talented students in action.
Early in March GSA’s 2nd year BA Actors get a chance to show their skills in two productions. Boudica by Tristan Bernays is a brand new ancient history play narrating a powerful woman’s story, which premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2017. It attempts to humanise a mythic figure who is one of Britain’s most notable women: a queen, a warrior and a rebel.
In Table, the audience travels through the years and across continents from Tanganyika to a Herefordshire commune and finally to a very modern fractured family in south London in 2013 as a family table is handed down from generation to generation. An epic tale of belonging, abandonment, identity and the things we pass on and regret.
From 23-30 March, following last year’s sell out production of Cats, GSA returns to the Yvonne Arnaud with the blockbuster musical based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical. This Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure brings all the beloved characters from the film to life on stage.
Anyone familiar with GSA’s ground-breaking Actor Musician programme will recall last year’s final year production of Daisy Pulls It Off which transferred to the West End. This year the new cohort are back with a beautiful production of Anne Boleyn by Howard Brenton, which was first performed at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2010.
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Boudica , Rex Doyle Studio
Thursday 14 March - Saturday 15 March, at 7.30pm. Matinee 2.30pm on Sat.
Book online, call 01483 686876 or at the theatre between 10am and 6pm, Mon-Fri.
Table, Rex Doyle Studio
Thursday 21 March - Saturday 23 March at 7.30pm. Matinee 2.30pm on Sat.
Booking as above.
Shrek the Musical, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Saturday 23 March - Saturday 30 March:
Sat 23rd 7.45pm
Mon 25th 7.00pm
Tue 26th 7.45pm
Wed 27th 7.45pm
Thu 28th 1.30pm, 7.45pm
Fri 29th 8.00pm
Sat 30th 2.30pm, 8.00pm
Book online at the theatre or call 01483 44 00 00
Anne Boleyn, PATs Studio Theatre
Wednesday 23 March - Saturday 30 March at 7.30pm. Matinee 2.30pm on Sat.
Books online or call 01483 686608.