Jacksons Lane is set to have a busy spring season with over 150 days worth of performances for audiences to enjoy. Here is a guide to some of what to expect from the season ahead:
Throwback: 1st to the 4th February – after a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016, Throwback returns to the theatre. Filled with acrobatic work, the show tells stories that are honest and emotional.
Wow Hoop: 15th to the 17th February– Jackson’s Lane is known for placing circus at the centre of its programme, Wow Hoop is a way for families with infants to get involved and excited by circus. Equally about engaging infants and entertaining adults, audiences can then explore the stage area and circus equipment after the show.
Wail: 2nd to the 4th March – Little Bulb Theatre bring this touring show to Jackson’s Lane and features the company’s blend of live music and theatre. Developed in partnership with Nuffield Theatre Southampton, the show seeks to answer questions like why do whales sing? And why do humans wail?
The Machine Stops: 7th – 11th March – Pilot Theatre will present a production of EM Forster’s classic short story The Machine Stops, adapted for the stage by Neil Duffield.
Around: 12th – 13th April – making its London debut, Race Horse Company brings Around, a show that involves a caravan of hobby horses and two acrobats who transform an empty stage into a charming circus ring with the help of a band of musicians.
Talking about the programme Artistic Director of Jackson’s Lane Adrian Berry said: “This programme cements our reputation as the UK’s leading supporter and producer of visual theatre and contemporary circus, as well as no less than 10 UK premieres. We are thrilled to be welcoming thousands through our doors for this thrilling season of contemporary performance. It promises to be a captivating spectacle.”
For more information on what to expect from the spring season at Jackson’s Lane visit: https://www.jacksonslane.org.uk/.