The Garage Launches Autumn Season

From the best in new touring theatre to the latest home-grown productions, The Garage’s autumn season is now on sale.

Fringe First Award-winning Square Go (3 Oct), by Kieran Hurley and Gary McNair, sees the myths of masculinity played out on the playground. When Max is called for a fight by the school gates, he must wrestle with his own demons first. Presented by Francesca Moody Productions in association with Seared, it is back at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe where it’s earning rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.

Crowded (13 Nov) was developed in direct response to the growing number of UK teenagers struggling with their mental health. It’s all smiles at the summer community festival, but underneath everything lies something that could spoil the party. It’s co-produced by Half Moon and Apples and Snakes.

I Wanna Be Yours (21 Nov) is the debut play from former Roundhouse Poetry Slam champion Zia Ahmed. Ella is from Yorkshire. Haseeb is from London. This Paines Plough and Tamasha production is about finding love and holding on to it with everything you’ve got.

We’re excited to welcome Zest Theatre back to The Garage with Youthquake (8-9 Nov), part show, part TED Talk, part party. The company was here earlier in the year researching this new show about being young and changing the world. If you like supporting work-in-progress, try The Garage and All-In Productions’ next Scratch Night (4 Oct).

There’s also comedy from two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award-winner John Kearns (5 Oct) and Dom Mackie (14 Nov).

We’ve some great East Anglian companies coming too.

The Seagull Rep’s Hound of The Baskervilles (9 Oct) is a family show performed by an all-female cast of three which combines the traditional and the modern mythos of Holmes to re-imagine this classic tale. 

Lamphouse Theatre’s Wild Boy (24-25 Oct) is the true story of a feral child, found in the woods of Germany in 1726. Named Peter, he was taken to the court of King George I, where he lived as a pet. His story was lost to legend, until a fire broke out in a Norwich prison and he was discovered among the inmates.

Black Shuck presents Fever: As Not Seen on Drag Race (27 Sept), Fever Gets Freaky Halloween Edition (31 Oct) and Fever: Bigger and Better Than Before (15 Nov). Fever is Norwich’s only inclusive, immersive queer cabaret event hosted by Rhys’s Pieces with the goal of smashing gender boundaries and celebrating diversity.

For information about the full autumn season or our new classes programme visit www.thegarage.org.uk or call 01603 283382.