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DOORS 7:30PM

SPRING / SUMMER -  2015

TICKETS Notification 2015

July 16th

As a group of friends decide to organise the party of the century, the social network closes in. In a funny, thought-provoking take on how... technology aids and sometimes complicates socialising, Fringe sell-out company Poot Productions has created a new piece that asks the question: is social media the end of communication as we know it... or a brave new world of possibility (and parties)?

Doors: 7:30pm

Show: 8:00pm

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Bierkeller Theatre can offer day or night hire - up to 7 days and 5 nights per week from £15 per hour.

Day Markets, rehersal space, classes, fundraising, , film or comedy. Edinburgh Fringe rehersal / performances, live music rehersals, end of term functions and conferences.

UWE Drama Society Presents:

Love and Money by Dennis Kelly

H.P. Lovecraft's Call of Cthulhu

“...some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age.”

 

After the mysterious death of an elderly professor one woman travels to Brown University in Providence. But what she will learn will be more dark and terrifying than she could have ever imagined. For one night only we bring to you a stage adaptation of the first chapter of H.P. Lovecraft's most famous work The Call of Cthulhu.

What would you do for love? What would you do for money? In our world of pay day loans and credit on tap how easy is it to become overwhelmed?

 

Jess’ craving for more than she can afford is slowly destroying her marriage, yet consumed by consumerism this is a woman who will not stop spending. A dark, honest yet comic look at the way we live, Love and Money asks the question: in a world where more is constantly thrust upon us, will we settle for true love instead?

Doors 7pm,

Show 7.30

Tickets £5

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New Writing Platform September '15

Casting Call:

Bierkeller New Writing Platform seeks actors! Auditions will be in two slots: a 1-3 and 3-5 slot on Sunday 2nd August. We seek a variety of roles, about which we can be more specific nearer the time. The project comprises of six short plays by local new writers, directed by local directors, so normally features a lot of actors from the local community. This means that while project is unpaid, it should take up relatively little time of individual actors and is always a lot of fun when it comes together. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions. To book your slot, or to ask any questions,  please e-mail bierkeller.newwriting@gmail.com. Amy looks forward to hearing from you!

Script call out:

After the Success of May's New Writing Platform, the Bierkeller  will be hosting  another one from 21st-23rd September. The closing date will be midnight on Saturday 18th July. so if you are a south-west England or Wales-based writer with a 5-15 page script (we are looking at around 10-15 minutes in length) on any theme this time, please send it to Amy at bierkeller.newwriting@gmail.com. Amy is a professional writer and dramaturg who gives feedback on everything she receives.

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Pride Comedy Night

Pride Theatre Night

8th July

9th July

Join us for the Bristol Pride Comedy Night. Truly one of the highlights of Pride Week it’s been a sell out night for the last 2 years and this year we’re very proud to present fantastic LGBT talent. This year we are will be hosting in the ever supportive Bierkeller, in the heart of the centre of Bristol, expect a fantastic night of talent and laughter! Tickets on sale from the Bristol Ticket Shop and join the Facebook Event Page Here.

 

Jayde Adams

Winner of Funny Women Awards 2014 and Winner fo the Audience Award 2014 in the London Cabaret Awards Jayde is a regular at several major comedy and arts festivals across the UK (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Brighton Festival, Electric Picnic, Glastonbury Festival and Bestival.)

 

A major part in the Bristol based comedy night’s she’s the primary compère for What The Frock so we are very pleased to have Jayde host the Bristol Pride Comedy Night for 2015.

 

Joe Sutherland

London based and fresh faced, Joe is a stand-up comedian who will bring us some camp cattiness to our Pride Comedy Night. Joe’s been  selected for the Pleasance Comedy Reserve at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015 and is making waves across the comedy circuit.

 

Finalist – NATYs 2015 he’s described as having an instant stage presence and being like Kenneth Williams without the histrionics we’re very excited to have Joe joining us this year.

 

Zoe Lyons

Award winning comedian Zoe Lyons has been “selling her comedy wares” on the comedy circuit since 2004. In 2009, much to her astonishment, she was ranked 81st in the Independent on Sunday’s  “Pink List” of Britain’s 100 most influential gay and lesbian people.

 

Zoe has become a familiar face on TV with credits including Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC1) and she also regularly appears on Mock The Week (BBC2). As well as headlining comedy clubs across the UK and she is a regular visitor to the Edinburgh festival. Zoe has also worked extensively abroad including Australia, New Zealand the Far East and across Europe.

 

After moving to Brighton in 2004 Zoe started running the comedy night Bent Double at Komedia. The night is now a firm favourite on the Brighton scene.

Pride did a call out for scripts to represent the spectrum of the LGBT & Pride community, the commissioned pieces were selected and the team from the Bierkeller have been busy casting and directing these fantastic performances for you. Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

 

We invite you to enjoy:

 

They Beat the Girl out of the Boy (Eve Ensler)– Performed as part of The Vagina Monologues we are pleased to showcase this piece that celebrates women but brings a fresh new Trans perspective.

 

Home (David Lane) – A man reflects on his relationship with his wife and his inner turmoil when an old flame reappears online.

 

Julien Scary (Michael Monkhouse) – This fabulous host chats to the winner of a celebrity gameshow, but is he trying just a bit too hard?

 

The Elephant (Samantha Coughlan) – On a boozy night out in the 80s two female friends discuss coming out, gay bars and female attraction.

 

A Whole New Me (Inma De Reyes) – Backstage two drag queens prepare for another show, passing the torch from one generation to the next.

 

Brought to you by a passionate team of volunteers from Pride and the Bierkeller Pride we have reached out into the community for the public to submit scripts and audition for roles, giving you a chance to get involved in Pride Week.

love and money

Doors 7pm, Show 7.30

Tickets £5

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