£4,010 funded
Funded

'Chosen' at The Other Palace

Musical
Production

Chosen is a pop-rock comedy musical about a woman pretending to be the messiah during a zombie apocalypse. The show explores what it means to be ‘enough’ and understanding that we are the things we do. We are presenting a rehearsed reading of the first 45 minutes of "Chosen" at The Other Palace theatre in London Victoria as part of their "Musical Bites" programme.

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£2,570 funded
31 days left

RIGHT OF WAY: South West Tour

Drama
Production

RIGHT OF WAY, written while walking the South West Coast Path, is an embodied story of joy: of choosing to walk, to grow, and to reclaim space. A 5 star, award-nominated new play, exploring disability, chronic illness, and Young Carers. Touring to 5 venues in the South West in March 2024, alongside 5 workshops for young carers.

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£2,826 funded
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Ukulele Days: a new musical

Musical
Development

Ukulele Days is a feel-good new musical for actor-musicians and the world’s cheeriest instrument. At the Seaside Ukulele Festival, music brings a community together – but first, there are bitter rivalries, family dynamics, and exploding egos to sort out. Think Pitch Perfect meets Much Ado About Nothing, set at a ukulele festival.

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£1,582 funded
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SCRATCHES at the Arcola Theatre

Drama
Production

Hello! We are Plain Heroines theatre company. We’re fundraising for our latest play, SCRATCHES, which transfers to the Arcola Theatre in November this year after a critically acclaimed run at VAULT Festival.

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£1,000 funded
Funded

RABBIT HOLE

Experimental & art
Production

Rabbit Hole is a hybrid live-digital show about conspiracy theories. It asks why we believe the things we do and how healthy curiosity can turn into a dogmatic mistrust of mainstream narratives. 5 performers take the audience through an interactive, subversive, and surprising world. First created by Feral Bird Theatre in 2021, and supported by New Diorama Theatre, the Cockpit, and Applecart Arts

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£1,981 funded
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London Playwrights Festival 2021

Stage
Production

The London Playwrights Festival 2021 is a celebration of new writing in London and beyond! The festival will feature play readings from exciting new writers who we have been working with through our development programmes over the last year, along with Q&A's, networking opportunities for playwrights, and digital events.

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£2,745 funded
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Don't Ask Don't Get, Baby goes to Fringe!

Drama
Production

"This is a story for anyone who has ever felt they were or are different from majority" LondonTheatre1
This is a love letter to mums, mothers, doctors and donors. It tells the story of Alice as she comes of age whilst coming to terms with being a Donor Conceived Person. Alice takes you with her as she muses nature, nurture and everything in between. "Authentic, funny and very moving" Jessica

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£3,735 funded
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The Cathedral

Experimental & art
Production

A powerful devised theatre piece exploring womanhood, sex, shame and God.

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£3,367 funded
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The Greatest Hits of Lily and John

Stage
Production

Tritone Theatre presents ‘The Greatest Hits of Lily and John’ at Pleasance Courtyard, 3rd - 28th August 2022!
Originally programmed as part of VAULT festival 2022, we were supported for previews rehoused for 3 nights at The Other Palace in March.
AND NOW - We're heading to the FRINGE FESTIVAL!

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£4,315 funded
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BOYBI The Musical

Musical
Production

26th - 30th September 2023
A new solo musical: BoyBi is an exhilarating new musical exploring the self-discovery journey and adversity of growing up bisexual. The show is raw, emotional, funny and uplifting.

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£1,855 funded
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Confinement

Drama
Production

Ceschi + Lane present Confinement: a project exploring Motherhood in the Pandemic, taking place at the Walthamstow Wetlands in September. With the company’s highly distinctive costume-led choreography and innovative sound design, Confinement is a living testament to motherhood over lockdown. The project includes free creative workshops for mothers, performances and an online collective artwork.

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£1,535 funded
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PITCH - Edinburgh Fringe Premiere and UK Tour

Stage
Production

PITCH is a bold, joyful exploration of football and the queer community. It is the winner of the Pleasance Charlie Hartill Reserve 2023 and is co-produced by November Theatre, The Pleasance and Sarah Verghese Productions

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£762 funded
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Love in the time of Lockdown; A tour of ten.

Drama
Production

A "talking heads" style live theatre show, capturing seven different stories during Lockdown. Written by Saskia Wesnigk-Wood these pieces are warm, surreal, funny and heart wrenching; a remarkable snapshot behind closed doors, highlighting how different the lockdown experience was for everyone.

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£2,976 funded
Funded

Mario: A Super Musical!

Musical
Production

‘Mario: A Super Musical!’ is a new British musical that celebrates the wonderful world of Super Mario. We join a host of Mario’s sidekicks when the red-suited mustachioed plumber goes missing. How will this discombobulated group step out from the ‘Player 2’ shadows to rescue their rescuer? Will it be mission complete or game over?

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£1,310 funded
Funded

Truly, Madly, Baldy- Edinburgh Fringe Debut

Comedy
Production

Truly, Madly, Baldy is a comedic two-hander that focuses on two individuals who suffer from the hair loss condition Alopecia. It is based upon real life experiences put together by the writer and performer Sam Macgregor who sadly lost his hair in late 2019 when he developed Alopecia. As well as this mother having the same condition, Sam reached out to various other people who suffer from Alopecia

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£905 funded
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Right Of Way @ VAULT Festival 23'

Drama
Production

RIGHT OF WAY is a new play by artist Beth Bowden - an embodied reflection on the Southwest Coast Path, chronic illness, accessibility, Young Carers, and radical joy. The piece is semi-autobiographical and explores the intimate connection we have with powerful bodies of water, our heritage, and with the women in our lives. Taking place at VAULT Festival, 21-26 February 2023

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£520 funded
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Experiment Human 2023

Comedy
Production

Award-winning show from Hooky Productions. This crowdfunding campaign will support sisters Rosa and Maya to take the show forward into 2023!

Monkion has spent too long in the attic, obsessed with Benedict Cumberbatch, never talking to any other human - until now…

"bold, unique, surreal" **** Everything Theatre

Photo: @michaeloreillyphotographer

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£2,445 funded
Funded

Our Last First

Stage
Production

Meet A & B. Watch as they go through the first and lasts of their (and everyone universally) relationship. With Friend and Sibling editing and affecting their journey.

Written without any pronouns, genders, names, ages, or physical description Oh and cast live!

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£1,870 funded
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Room to Room

Experimental & art
Completion

This R&D project originated directly as a response to the covid pandemic of 2020. The project pairs high calibre, diverse dance artists with diverse communities to create a unique collection of online solo dance films representing the communities involved

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£1,658 funded
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2023 FemiFringe Guide

Stage
Production

We want to publish a new print guide of shows led by women and people of marginalised genders at Edinburgh Festival Fringe - the 2023 FemiFringe Guide.

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£380 funded
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EUSC Presents: Measure for Measure

Stage
Production

“Haste still pays haste, and leisure answers leisure;
Like doth quit like, and measure still for measure.”
One of Shakespeare’s genre-breaking problem plays, Measure for Measure follows a city in turmoil - Vienna is chock full of fornicators, drunkards, and a bumbling government overseeing it all.

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£470 funded
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DOG HAIR

Drama
Production

After the death of SON's Nan, SON returns to his hometown, but MAM's boyfriend MIKE has other ideas about what's best for them. As the town's grip re-takes its hold, SON struggles to suppress his rising grief, tensions with MIKE intensify, and there can only be so long until the levy breaks. Lost, angry and broken, SON is faced with the question: can you ever truly leave the place you're from?

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£1,060 funded
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My Plan For Tomorrow

Stage
Production

Success means many different things. Accomplishment in some artistic sense, or maybe just lauding it over your contemporaries. Failure could be anything at all.

In equal parts wincing as it is hilarious, My Plan For Tomorrow is an exhibition of unsound ambition and unbridled narcissism.

Written by George Abbott and produced by Enrose Ramos.

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£1,015 funded
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Focus on the Positives

Comedy
Production

This is a dramedy about HIV stigma in young gay men. In a world where our elders and mentors are not around, and there is no education, HIV has become something mysterious and something to be feared. Through the lens of a new gay relationship, this play interrogates the how and why of this stigma and ultimately seeks to educate audiences through a casual and conversational tone.

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£2,213 funded
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<INSERT PLAY>

Comedy
Production

INSERT PLAY is a farcical, clowning, meta-comedy about two actors and a stage manager, trapped within their own play, trying hilariously to find any way out. Through re-writes and intentionally 'poor' character development, they must come together through their various backgrounds and find some stability; in the play, their careers, and wider implications this creative project demands.

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£1,145 funded
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Friendship

Drama
Production

Ewan and Tim are stuck. After a much regretted, spur-of-the-moment invitation leads them to a hike of the Wiltshire hills, with the dark coming on they’re beginning to realise just how little they have in common. A play about standing stones, the solar system, and putting one foot in front of the other. Friendship is written by Kit Brookman and directed by George Nichols, for VAULT Festival 2022.

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£1,630 funded
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Pieces Of Us at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Stage
Production

'Pieces Of Us' is a darkly humorous, meta-modern, verbatim-style, socio-political exploration of grief in the 21st century written & performed by Jessica Munna, directed by Amy Garner Buchanan, presented in collaboration with Oxia Theatre. We are raising funds to take our show to the Edinburgh Fringe Theatre Festival!

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£1,226 funded
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THE WASP

Stage
Production

Bold House Productions presents the electrifying thriller The Wasp by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm directed by Wendy Bollard at the Hen&Chickens Theatre Tue 1 FEB - Sat 5 FEB 2022

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£1,277 funded
Ongoing

Dictating to the Estate

Stage
Production

A documentary play about the Grenfell Tower fire which reconstructs the residents' fight to stop the inevitable using only council meeting minutes, letters, blogs and inquiry information.

Written by Kensington writer and activist Nathaniel McBride, the play will debut at Maxilla Social Club in North Kensington on Tuesday 31st May to Sunday 12th June 2022.

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£450 funded
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Small Justice

Stage
Production

We’re in Stella’s head. Everything is shifting. Her mother is ill and seeing the future. Her sister is struggling to cope as a single mum. Stella’s old boyfriend is back. Then gone. Then back. Does she want him? Is her mother really sick? Why is everyone eating so many fish? As Stella grapples with the reality of her familial relationships and her romantic relationship, she is forced to unpick the

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£798 funded
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For a Brief Moment and Never Again Since @ Vault Festival

Stage
Production

Owen and Sarah haven’t seen each other in two years. She needed to think, to decide – things have been hell for her since Owen’s highly publicised crime and subsequent arrest, and simply being married to him has put a target on Sarah’s back. But after loving him for over fifteen years, how can she let go? And how can she reconcile the heinous act he committed with the person he used to be?

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£916 funded
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Blueprints

Experimental & art
Completion

Blueprints is a digital immersive journey that uses an online platform to introduce it’s intriguing, surreal world. Prepare to explore an online hybrid of immersive theatre and a choose your own adventure game. Audience will click through a derelict house and thorough each choice, the audience will alter the heroine’s narrative, exploring how key moments with our mothers shape us.

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£3,415 funded
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Paused

Drama
Production

After a series of related symptoms, 24-year-old Eve begins to think she’s pregnant, only for a doctor to reveal that she is experiencing early menopause. Despite initial reluctance to address her feelings, the news forces Eve to seek support from those around her and to explore what it truly means to be a woman.

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£825 funded
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Hyena

Stage
Production

Volpe Theatre is a female-led, international physical theatre company, based in the UK and we would like to invite you to contribute to the creation and staging of our new piece 'Hyena' and the community project that runs alongside it. &#13;
We came together during the pandemic to create theatre that would transcend the limitations of language and create an international community. We wanted to

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£1,102 funded
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Cycles

Drama
Distribution & exhibition

Cycles is a feature film about an apprehensive young man who moves into university halls. Once he arrives, the sudden feeling of isolation forces him into an argument with his older brother about identity, love, and the repression of dreams.

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£1,045 funded
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Gangsta Baby - The Hope Theatre

Stage
Production

Play: Gangsta Baby
Venue: The Hope Theatre, London
Date: 9th - 27th January

Junior is a queer sex worker in Hastings suffering from PTSD. His life is plunged into further turmoil during a booking with a new client when his father Senior returns home. Why has his father returned?

Directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair MBE and debut play by writer and performer Cameron Raasdal-Munro.

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£1,170 funded
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Thirst: capitalism, queerness and the climate crisis

Drama
Production

Thirst is a queer epic play about eco-terrorism, seeing the anticipated return of playwright Ashley Milne’s collaboration with Teastain Theatre’s Rebecca McGreevy and Jessy Roberts. Started at the Omnibus Theatre’s 96 Festival, Thirst has been reborn for a full production to premiere at VAULT Festival in 2023. We are back with a bigger show than ever before, and are looking for your support to

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£655 funded
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Far Out

Comedy
Production

'Far Out' is a comedy sci-fi play, produced by L Squared Theatre.

The year is 2150, and the Earth is nearly burnt out. Three space adventurers, Alma, Jed and Ellis, blast into space in search for a new habitable planet, but what do they do if they actually FIND a planet? And is the human race worth saving at all?

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£2,407 funded
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#MenToo

Musical
Production

'#MenToo' is a nonprofit musical comedy which follows the journey of four Meninists- a van man, an academic, a Broga instructor and a start-up entrepreneur- attempting to save their community space from becoming the first Women’s Health centre in the UK. Set to all-original songs such as 'The Brotest' and 'A Catcall for Help', Brian, Dave, Casey and Quest brave the obstacles of a post-#MeToo world

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£885 funded
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A Thousand Sons

Drama
Production

A Thousand Sons is a solo show written and performed by Jamie Sefton telling the true story of British nuclear test veterans. After successful runs at Camden Fringe 2021 and Edinburgh Fringe 2022, A Thousand Sons heads to Camden People's Theatre (CPT) in November as part of their autumn season.

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£1,310 funded
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Jungle Door

Stage
Production

Jungle Door invites its audience to indulge in the joyous, disheartening, and hopeful moments over a year shared by ex-lovers Michelle and Louise as they rekindle their friendship. Challenged by beauty standards and the housing crisis Michelle smiles through the filler and plans her perfect day, unaware her bridesmaid is hiding a dark secret.

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£2,220 funded
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blue bottles

Drama
Production

An absurd tragicomedy exploring the possibilities of a seemingly conversational banality told through the many, many eyes of two unlikely characters… oh, and they’re flies… those characters are both flies…

Showing at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre from 4th to 7th November 2021.

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£1,816 funded
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Hotel Elsinore

Drama
Production

Denmark. 2am. A hotel room. Three weary travellers, an unexpected will, and a production of Hamlet to rehearse before morning. After creating the wildly successful Nearly Lear, which has toured internationally to audience and critical acclaim, award-winning actor Susanna Hamnett joins forces with her son and daughter to bring her unique vision to another of Shakespeare’s masterpieces.

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£1,740 funded
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Hand of God

Stage
Production

Birmingham. 0121. The grotty Powerleague pitches. The era of the Topman Rihanna T’shirt, The Streets and Dizzee Rascal Sunnies. Kieron has just been kicked out of his beloved 5 aside football team for missing the division 5 deciding goal. He now has to make the decision - give up on his dreams of being scouted, or form a new team from the drug dealers at the Hardwick Arms?

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£100 funded
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That's Ace @ VAULT Festival 2023

Stage
Production

THAT'S ACE is a new one-woman show about asexuality, relationships and self-identity. Asexuality is highly underrepresented in the media, especially the arts. We are taking it to the VAULT Festival in March with the aim to take it further. In order to do this, we need to build the best production possible and need funding for this.

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