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Season brochure for October - December 2012 events at Brighton Dome

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<ul><li><p>Autumn OctoberDecember 2012We are the south coasts premier multi-arts venue, hosting over 600 annual events of music, dance, theatre, comedy and more.</p><p>brightondome.org 01273709709</p></li><li><p>Its not only the seasons that are changing. This new-look Brighton Dome brochure goes hand in hand with a total website makeover and clearer venue signage to help you find your way around. </p><p>In our Brighton Dome Studio (previously Pavilion Theatre) you can experience some of Wordsmith, our mini-festival celebrating the English language just part of a new direction from our theatre and music producers.</p><p>We mark Black History Month in October, get our sides aching during Brighton Comedy Festival and top it all off with rambunctious Christmas fun from The Lost and Found Orchestra.</p><p>Theres some fresh air blowing through the doors of Brighton Dome why not follow it in?</p><p> Theatre p4A programme of new, exciting theatre starts here. To be experienced throughout our venues and beyond, this first season includes the latest work from Hoipollois Hugh Hughes and award-winning playwright Simon Stephens, presented by Paines Plough, plus handmade magic from Paper Cinema and an excursion to a life-drawing class with Brighton based artist Sue MacLaine. Get your fill of theatre year-round, not just during Brighton Festival in May.</p><p> Dance p14Three very different companies bring their strength, beauty and intelligence to Brighton Dome this Autumn. Explore 20 years of sublime dance-making with the much heralded Batsheva Ensemble, challenge the notion of freedom with Jasmin Vardimon Company and debate the complexities of femininity with our Associate Artists, Vincent Dance Theatre. </p><p>p4 Theatre</p><p>p7 Words</p><p>p14 Dance</p><p>p17 Film &amp; Visual Arts</p><p>p18 Music Contemporary</p><p>p22 Music Classical</p><p>p26 Christmas*</p><p>p28 Children &amp; Family</p><p>p30 Comedy</p><p>p38 Take Part</p><p>p43 Local Spotlight</p><p>p44 Your Visit</p><p>p48 Support Us</p><p>p49 Calendar</p><p> Music p18From reggae to rap, choral to orchestral, we are proud to present a packed collection of music events to prick up everyones ears. Do believe the hype Public Enemy are coming to town Hot on their heels are Spiritualized, Bat for Lashes and Scandinavian dream team Efterklang. Plus our popular Coffee Concerts series returns featuring resident chamber orchestra Britten Sinfonia.</p><p>*More Christmas events:</p><p>TheBigBookGroupp13 ChristmasConcertp25TheNightingalep28Woodlandp29BrightonDomeTeaDancep38ChristmasCeilidhp39ChristmasOpenDayp39BrightonGayMensChorusp43</p><p> Christmas p26Kicking off with our annual Christmas Open Day, the most wonderful time of the year is upon us again. You can get hands-on in a STOMP workshop, or simply watch the professionals at work in our family extravaganza The Lost and Found Orchestra. There are more treats for the little ones with The Nightingale and Woodland plus songs to sing and foxtrots to dance in our carol concert and tea dance.</p><p>Section titleWelcom</p><p>e</p><p>Contents</p><p>2 3</p></li><li><p>Fuel Inua EllamsBlack T-Shirt CollectionOn their journey from a market in Nigeria to a sweatshop in China, Matthew and Muhammed discover the consequences of success. This story of two foster brothers building a global T-shirt brand, from the award-winning Inua Ellams, was a sell-out performance in Brighton Festival 2012. </p><p>Plus post-show discussion.PartofBrightonandHoveBlackHistoryMonth</p><p>Wed24Oct,7.30pmBrightonDomeStudio12 (10 concessions) </p><p>You get back to London and the noise of the place and the dirt and the colour and the roar of it. I cant actually. What I cant really do, for now, at least is work.</p><p>In a city full of push and pull, with constant chatter and hum you can barely find the time to breathe. You want to get away. You deserve to get away.</p><p>There is a choice you can take everything you love with you or leave it all behind.</p><p>London tells two heart rending stories of family and the choices they make for the precious things they love.</p><p>Simon Stephens is an Olivier Award Winning playwright. His productions include Harper Regan at the National Theatre, Punk Rock at Lyric Hammersmith and Marine Parade, which premiered at Brighton Festival 2010.</p><p>Post-show discussion on Fri 26 Oct.APainesPlough,LiveNewcastleandSalisburyPlayhouseProduction</p><p>Fri26&amp;Sat27Oct,8pmBrightonDomeStudio12 (10 concessions) </p><p>Paines Plough </p><p> Londonby Simon Stephens</p><p>FluxxFuture DeliverySarah is expecting but will the outcome be what she expected? As she considers the implications of her latest blood test and ultrasound results she faces questions familiar to many expectant mothers. In this improvised, interactive performance, we the audience become the support network to help Sarah navigate the turbulent waters of her dilemma.</p><p> Fascinating, involving, intriguing all of those things that you really want from theatre but dont always get. Total Theatre Magazine</p><p>Sun30Sep,7.30pmBrightonDomeStudio8 (6 concessions) </p><p> A fluent, intense 70-minute confection and a tinglingly resonant celebration of the art of solo performance ****EveningStandard</p><p>Still Life: An Audience with Henrietta MoraesWrittenandperformedbySueMacLaine</p><p>Listen, watch and draw as model and muse to Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud recounts stories from her life. In this award-winning one-woman play, Sue MacLaine captures the characteristic wit and candour of Henrietta Moraes professional bohemian and iconic hedonist. Through drawing and listening, we see beyond the naked female form to the woman within. </p><p>Post-show discussion after 4pm Sun show.Drawingmaterialsprovidedorbringyourown</p><p>(Age16+containsnudity)</p><p>InassociationwiththePhoenixBrighton</p><p>ThiseventisthefirstinourOuterSpaceseries,whichpresentssite-specifictheatreforadventurousaudiencesinunusualspacesbeyondBrightonDome</p><p>Fri5Oct,6pm&amp;7.45pmSat6Oct,4pm&amp;7.45pmSun7Oct,4pm&amp;7pmPhoenixBrighton,WaterlooPlace12 (10 concessions) </p><p> interwove affectionate elements of biography with a more oblique sense of what it cost to be the human starting point for lasting art. TheObserver(onStill Life)</p><p>FranklynRo</p><p>gers</p><p>01273 709709 | brightondome.org</p><p>Theatre</p><p>Theatre</p><p>4 5</p></li><li><p>The Paper Cinemas OdysseyHow do you transform a suitcase full of paper cut-outs into an almighty quest of the imagination?</p><p>The Paper Cinemas latest show re-imagines Odysseuss epic journey after the Trojan War. Told with their trademark mix of cinematic projection, beautiful illustration, masterful puppetry and cunning trickery, the company conjures a delightfully lo-fi adventure, played out to a stirring live score.</p><p> Immense skill Ingeniously effective The Times ****</p><p> A delicately executed piece, which is bound to delight Daily Telegraph ****InassociationwithCinecitysBrightonFilmFestival.PaperCinemaandBACco-production.PresentedbyBACTakeOut</p><p>Wed21Nov,7.30pmBrightonDomeStudio12 (10 concessions) </p><p> Hoipolloi Hugh Hughes Stories from an Invisible TownThe latest show from the irrepressible Hugh Hughes (Story of a Rabbit, Brighton Festival 2008) is a fantastical, physical and playful encounter with one mans family stories. When Hugh returns to his childhood home in Llangefni to help his mum pack and move house, the memories flood in. Hugh and his siblings relive the good times, the not so good times and everything in between. Hilarious and </p><p>SeeoverpageformoretheatreeventsaspartofourWordsmithseason.Seepage42foropportunitiesforartiststogetinvolvedwithBrightonDome</p><p>heart-felt, Stories from an Invisible Town is presented alongside a unique online experience (invisibletownstories.co.uk). </p><p> A piece of genius Charming, surreal, warm-hearted **** The Scotsman on Floating</p><p> You cant help but leave feeling uplifted and happy to be alive. **** Metro on Story of a RabbitProducedbyHoipolloiinassociationwithTheJunction,CambridgeResearchanddevelopmentsupportedbytheBarbican,LondonandtheNationalTheatreStudio</p><p>Fri16&amp;Sat17Nov,7.30pmBrightonDomeStudio12 (10 concessions) </p><p> Words glorious wordsWordsmith (28 Oct4 Nov) is a mini-festival to celebrate inspiring architects of text and spoken word. From John Cooper Clarkes legendary punk poetry or Hannah Jane Walkers confessional theatre show, to the intuitive folk lyrics of Diane Cluck, the range of linguistic talent will, hopefully, leave you speechless.</p><p>There are workshops for those who want to get deep down and wordy, plus an opportunity to flex your lexical muscles with Scrabble, Boggle and other games in our Caf-bar.</p><p>01273 709709 | brightondome.org</p><p>Words</p><p>Theatre</p><p>6 7</p></li><li><p>SharpEnglishweaponscombinewithShakespearesnoblewordstobringourhistorytolife,inthispocket-sized60-minutere-imaginingofPropellersacclaimedproduction.Aftertheshow,youareinvitedintotheperformancespacewiththeactorstoexpressyourownthoughtsabouttheproduction.</p><p>UnderthedirectionofEdwardHall,Propellerisanall-malecompanythatbringsShakespearestextstolifewiththeirtrademarkclear,humorousandenlighteningstyle.</p><p>Visceral, intelligent and ironclad theatre, this isnt just Shakespeare this is rock n roll!*****DailyExpressAge8+ </p><p>Thu1Nov,3pm&amp;7pmBrighton Dome Studio 10(8concessions)matinee7.50Familyticket30(2adults&amp;2children)Schools,1teacherfreewithevery10pupils </p><p> Propeller</p><p>Pocket Henry V Pocket-sized Shakespeare for young audiences</p><p>M</p><p>anuelH</p><p>arlan</p><p>HannahJaneWalker</p><p>This is just to sayHannah Jane Walker is a serial apologist. Saying sorry is conversational ellipsis. Saying sorry is social glue. We use it to make people like us. But what if you want to apologise and mean it? </p><p>Written and performed by poet Hannah Jane Walker, This is just to say is a conversation about hope, love and winning. It is live art, performance poetry and extremely good company.Anintimateaudiencepiecefor15peoplesataroundatable</p><p>DevisedwithChrisThorpeandproducedbyMattBurman</p><p>Wed31Sat3Nov,6pm&amp;9pmMeetingpointCaf-bar12 (10 concessions)</p><p>Young Wordsmiths Workshopforages812</p><p>Grab your pens and imaginations and join the Little Green Pig Writing Project. Play wordy and creative games before crafting your own stories and poems. Suitable for all levels of ability and experience, whether youre a keen writer or need a bit more help and inspiration.</p><p>Sun28Oct,10.30am12.30pmFoundersRoom7</p><p>Lost for Words DayBring your brainiest buddies and challenge them to scrabble, boggle, banagrams and a whole host of other word games. Fuel your grey matter with a hot coffee, cake or a tasty snack from the Caf-bar.</p><p>Sat3Nov,10am6pmCaf-barFREE</p><p> Hannah Walker is a new breed of poet smart and sharp on the page but with a natural ability to communicate her work beautifully in performance. I could listen to her for hours. LukeWrightPerformancePoet</p><p>01273 709709 | brightondome.org</p><p>Wordsm</p><p>ith</p><p>01273 709709 | brightondome.org</p><p>Wordsm</p><p>ith</p><p>8 9</p></li><li><p>John Cooper ClarkePlus special guests</p><p>Emerginginthelate70sastheundisputedpoetlaureateofpunk,CooperClarkessharp-edgedverseandrapid-firedeliveryearnedhimanopeningslotforTheSexPistolsandTheBuzzcocks,andevenatop40single.Now,afterDJ-ingon6Music,performinginthePlanBfilmIll ManorsandbeingimmortalisedinanewBBC4documentary,theBardofSalfordisback,asvitaltodayashewasinhispunkpomp.johncooperclarke.com</p><p>Thu1Nov,8pmConcert Hall15,17.50</p><p>Playwrights Industry DayAn opportunity for stage and dramatic writers to meet and network with key members of the industry including literary managers, agents, new writing producers and directors. A full day designed to increase understanding, develop contacts and help get your work out into the world. Some one to one professional development sessions are also available on a first come basis. PresentedbyBrightonDomeandNewWritingSouth</p><p>Sat3Nov,10am4.30pmBrightonDomeStudio40 (Includes networking lunch)Bookvianewwritingsouth.com</p><p> Diane demonstrates just how little she needs to put the world on hold: just a voice, a guitar and some of the most spell-binding words youll hear anywhere MOJO</p><p> Salena is redolent of a young Chet Baker, and thats not as easy as she makes it seem. JohnCooperClarke</p><p>(Florence and the Machine) cite Dianes work as an inspiration.</p><p>This event opens with a set from the doyenne of the spoken word scene (Ian McMillan, BBC Radio 3), poet Salena Godden.</p><p>Fri2Nov,8pmBrightonDomeStudio10 (8 concessions) </p><p>Diane CluckPlus Salena GoddenNew York-based singer-songwriter Diane Cluck has been a major influence in the Anti-folk scene and past collaborators include CocoRosie, Jeffrey Lewis and Andr Herman Dne. Known for her oblique vocal harmonies and intuitive lyrics, a current generation of songwriters, including Laura Marling and Florence Welch </p><p>01273 709709 | brightondome.org 01273 709709 | brightondome.org</p><p>Wordsm</p><p>ith</p><p>Wordsm</p><p>ith</p><p>10 11</p></li><li><p>The Big Book GroupChristmasSpecial</p><p>Seasonal bookish treats with The Big Book Group. All new show with bestselling star authors Kate Mosse and Sophie Hannah plus lots of Christmas reading and </p><p>Jon RonsonPresentedbyNewWritingSouth</p><p>Award-winning author and documentary maker Jon Ronson returns to Brighton to talk about his forthcoming book Lost At Sea. A collection of mini-adventures in the same vein as the best-selling Them: Adventures with Extremists and The Psychopath Path, Lost At Sea continues his investigations into madness, extraordinary behaviour and the human mind.</p><p>Sun7Oct,2.30pmBrightonDomeStudio12</p><p>Speaky SpokeyBrightons favourite spoken word event is renowned for presenting some of the most creative, unique and expressive performers. This special show will highlight some of the most compelling artists Speaky Spokey have had the pleasure to work with, including Gili Bloodaxe, whose poetry combines with multi-instrumental soundscapes from Foz for a trip to the dark and humorous side of performance poetry. </p><p>Sat3Nov,8pmBrightonDomeStudio5</p><p>Sussex Salon Series More lively roundtable debates on the pressing topics of our age, with the chance for you, the audience, to join in with questions and register your opinions.</p><p>Do We Need Black History Month?Is this annual event still an effective way of highlighting continued inequalities in black and minority ethnic communities, as well as celebrating their successes? Speakers include: Professor Clive Webb (U of S); Dr Rumy Hassan (U of S); Linda Bellos OBE (Chair, Institute of Equality and Diversity Practitioners); and Althea Wolfe (Brighton and Hove Black History Month).</p><p>Tue23Oct,8pmBrightonDomeStudio6 (4 concessions), price includes one free drink </p><p>Should Britain Become a Republic?Calls for Britain to abandon the monarchy continue despite the Jubilee celebrations this year. How desirable, viable or even relevant is this proposition in the modern world? Join in the debate with Professor Richard Whatmore (U of S); Paul Myles (Thomas Paine Society/U of S) and Graham Smith (CEO, Republic).</p><p>Tue27Nov,8pmBrightonDomeStudio6 (4 concessions) price includes one free drink </p><p> Tales Told to the Magic CarpetRachelRoseReid</p><p>Tales and tunes for 58 year olds and their favourite grown ups. Participation is essential for how can a tale be told without the ears to hear it? And some of these stories have come from so very far away</p><p> A glimpse of magic The Guardian (on Rachel Rose Reid)</p><p> Definitely one to watch The Independent (on Rachel Rose Reid)</p><p>Sun4Nov,11.30amBrightonDomeStudio7 Adults, 5 C...</p></li></ul>

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