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In and Out of Chekhov's Shorts

by Dragonboy Productions Ltd

comedy, theatre

As memorable and bracing as jumping into a cold plunge pool after a hot sauna!

about the production

Chekhov is one of the great writers of the 20th Century and these tales, newly adapted and directed by Eliot Giuralarocca, will be performed by a company of five Actor/Musicians. The show features original live music and stylish ensemble story-telling, and will be an exhilarating, fun and accessible romp through some of the best of Chekhov’s short stories. These wonderful hymns to the absurdity of everyday life, are by turns hilarious, romantic, poignant, odd and memorable. Ludicrous situations and larger than life characters abound in an evening that simply cannot be missed!

about the artist

Dragonboy Productions creates theatre that tell stories and unfolds in front of you as you watch; a group of actors and an audience sharing and experiencing together in an act of communal imagination. Theatre offer us the potential to transcend the moment we chance to live in and to imagine what it’s like to be in someone else’s time and space. It can provide a window for us to see how other people live, how they react in different situations and maybe in turn help us to imagine how we would feel and what we would do.

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stage dimensions

width: 5 metres

height: 3 metres

depth: 5 metres

Suitable for studio to mid scale theatres (Contact us for detailed technical requirements) Get-in: 4 hours / Get-out: 1.5 hours / Same day get-in is possible.
The company will consist of five actors and one crew. Running time 2 hours approx. (including interval) Suitable for age 11+

Available for booking in Autumn 2019, the show, performed by a company of five, is designed to appeal to a mainstream theatre audience as well as lovers of the classics, adaptations and students that have to review a live performance as part of a theatre studies or drama qualification. We hope to encourage new and younger audiences to engage with classical theatre. Our show will be filled with live music and vibrant theatricality, full of memorable visual images with dynamic ensemble storytelling. We want audiences to be excited by our work and to leave the theatre on a high!

As memorable and bracing as jumping into a cold plunge pool after a hot sauna!

Eliot Giuralarocca

A simply magical experience! Yesterday the Tempest was the theatre event that we had long been waiting for and it has made Malaga a better city. The Tempest (For Le Tendre Amour. Nominated for the Gran Premio de Espana de Artes Escenicas)

British Council/Pablo Bujalance, Malaga Hoy

Truly electrifying theatre…Beautifully crafted…A masterpiece….Fantastically talented and versatile cast!…A masterful re-telling…Unique and captivating! Frankenstein (For Blackeyed theatre)

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We are very keen to help venues both in the promotion of the show and in developing their audiences and we would be happy to offer a bespoke wrap-around offer that could include workshops at the theatre or in schools, pre and/or post show discussions at the theatre and discounted ticket prices with free tickets for teachers to encourage School group bookings.

This is very much dependant on House size but we would be looking to clear £800 per show, ideally as a guarantee against a box office split.