Thank you so much to everyone who has been involved so far in contributing to our new show, Born and Bread.
We’ve loved reading stories that have been shared through our website, listening to stories that our members have gathered from family and friends, and also the stories told to our team as we have visited people across Brighton and Hove.
From lunch clubs to late-night hot dogs, cuisines from across the world to fish and chips on the beach, food surplus to food poverty, real junk food to meals on wheels - we have heard it all.
The show is being written and directed by Jack Parris and Tanushka Marah. They’re going to be busy over the next few weeks listening to all the stories and beginning the process of crafting them into a script.
Once the script is complete we’re going to start work with the rest of our Creative Team for the show: Sarah Sayeed, a Brighton-based Sound Designer, and Composer and Ben Pacey, a Hastings-based Lighting and Set Designer. You can find out more about them and the rest of the team here.
Everyone is welcome to come and read, and perform sections of the script at our weekly workshops across the city between 25 April and 19 May. You can drop into as many or as few of these as you like to meet us and get a feel for the show.
On Tuesday 24 May we will be casting the show. You need to have attended at least one of our workshops previously to be cast. Everyone who wants to be in it, and can commit to all the rehearsals and the performance dates, will get a part.
The rehearsals take place every Tuesday 6-8 pm at Friends Meeting House from 7 June until 12 July. The performances will take place on stage at The Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA) on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 July.
If you don’t fancy performing, but you are interested in being part of the backstage crew or getting involved in the set and costume design, lighting, or sound design please join our mailing list here and we will keep you up to date with all the opportunities to get involved.