‘Common Lore’ is an exciting fusion of rap, spoken word, projections and live electronic music. A modern take on traditional stories, this unique and relevant show sees Fairy Tales and modern life collide!
An inventive, fast-paced reinvention of traditional theatre, technology and spoken word – all performed by one young woman (and her mobile phone!)
Meet Scarlet, as she reinvents the childhood stories told to her by her nan in her own unique way.
This original piece of theatre was commission especially for library performances and is developed with and for audiences aged 11-25. ‘Common Lore’ will tour UK libraries, schools and venues from Autumn 2018 with support from Spot On Lancashire, Northern Broadsides and New Vic Education.
“Witty, engaging and interesting.”
“Original, fast and very engaging.”
‘ Common Lore’ A Stute Theatre production, in association with Northern Broadsides, commissioned by Spot On.
“It’s hard being young round here. Looking for a break. Trying to make money. Wanting just to take my stake in the place that I live.”
Meet Scarlet, waiting for the bus… again. On the way to visit her Nan, she reinvents the childhood stories she knows so well, and finally discovers her future path, in her own unique way.
An inventive, fast-paced fusion of theatre, spoken word, projections and live electronic music, performed by one young woman (and her mobile phone)! Fairy Tales and modern life collide in this exciting new show, suitable for children aged 11+ and Adults.
’Common Lore’ is a flexible touring one-woman show featuring live-looped electronic music, original songs, projections & fast paced theatre.
It’s perfect for non-theatre spaces including libraries, classrooms and community centres and has no blackout requirements. It also works well in small theatre and studio spaces. Accompanying workshops, post-show discussions and post-show pizza gatherings available.