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PUTTING WOMEN CENTRE STAGE...

 hereThe debate on gender inequality in British theatres is raging!

To see what's being said, take a look at our NEWS page


Sphinx are thrilled to announce more dates for A Berlin Kabaret! 

 Did you miss A Berlin Kabaret at the SOHO Downstairs last year? Well hopefully you will be as pleased as us that we are remounting as part of the Brighton Fringe Festival this year .

Dates: 13th ,14th and 16th May

Venue: The Warren. 

Lady Gaga meets Brecht in this walk on the wild side of the twentieth century avant-  garde! A cabaret presentation of lyrical anti-war songs by Bertolt Brecht and  Hanns  Eisler. Five star performers sing songs of revolution, love and exile asking  Whose  tomorrow is tomorrow and whose earth is the earth? Rebellious and  beautiful, these  songs still resonate powerfully.

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE NOW!  

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TO SEE A SYNOPSIS AND  PHOTOS FROM A BERLIN KABARET'S LAST OUTING GO TO OUR PRODUCTION PAGE

 


Our friends at Birds Eye View Film Festival open next week! 

 For the first time they've made it possible for everyone to view the opening night  of the festival!

Tune in to Curzon Home Cinema on the 8th April to see this UK Premiere. 

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Sphinx celebrates as part of the WOW Festival 2014

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Thankyou to all those that joined us at the Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday to celebrate the last year of theatrical success for women and the future for Sphinx. We had a marvellous time with speakers Bea Campbell OBE and Dame Harriet Walter. Including the unveiling of our Sphinx Test , inspired by the Bechdel Test.JES 3113

To read more click here

 

 

 

 

 


OUR THEATRE PICK this week...

Don't miss another chance to see Home created by Nadia Fall in The Shed at the National Theatre. Running until 30th April 2014. 


 New Resources!

  • The End of Equality: a new book by Beatrix Campbell 

End of Equality 

 In “The End of Equality”, renowned feminist Beatrix Campbell argues that      even as the patriarchy has lost some of its legitimacy, new inequalities are      emerging in our culture

  order here from Amazon 

 

 

 

  • An interesting online database of West End Plays by women, produced between 1917 and 1960. In that period there were NINE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-TWO! This fabulous list was compiled by Maggie Gale. Click here to access.
  • Dave Berns has put together a list of US companies and theatres who are actively seeking submissions by or about women. You can take a look here.

From The Press

Gripping, heart-ripping, social comment... SENSATIONAL, Time Out

Utterly gripping... politicised theatre at its best, Metro

Skilfully ep-ends stereotypes, Yorkshire Press

Only the stone hearted could remain unaffected, The Stage

The vanguard of risk-taking, controversial theatre, Plays and Players

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Special Offer

Not Hamlet: Meditations on the Frail Position of Women in Drama - by Janet Suzman

Thanks to the lovely people at Oberon Books, friends of Sphinx can get 30% off the RRP of Janet Suzman's new book.

Just go to www.oberonbooks.com/not-hamlet and enter discount code 'OnSuzman'. Enjoy!

 

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