Little Women at The Space


Monday 29 October 2018


London Fringe - Shows

Off West End Award nominated Space Productions will present a contemporary adaptation of LITTLE WOMEN, set in London, celebrating 150 years since the novel's original publication.

Little Women at The Space

Image: The Space


Off West End Award nominated Space Productions will present a contemporary adaptation of Little Women, set in London and celebrating 150 years since the Louisa May Alcott's novel was first published in 1868.


Little Women will be at The Space from 27 November to 15 December, with its press night on 29 November.


The play is directed by Sepy Baghaei and adapted by Rachael Claye (The Lighthouse, 2016) and is a female led, inventive, joyful re-imagining of a modern classic.


About the company


Space Productions is the home grown, professional theatre company re-invigorating modern classics for a new audience, working collaboratively to create courageous and captivating work and actively seeking to find, nurture and showcase emerging talent.


About The Space


The Space is a performing arts centre based in a converted church on the Isle of Dogs, East London and managed by St Paul's Arts Trust, and is fast becoming one of the most exciting fringe venues in London "continually providing a launch pad for new talent" (Spy in the stalls, 2018) programming "incredibly ambitious and interesting new work" (Theatre Box Blog, 2018).


Its patron is Sir Ian McKellen.


The Space programmes over 200 performances a year incorporating an exciting mixture of classics, revivals and new writing from new, emerging and established artists.


Its community theatre project, SpaceWorks, provides workshops and performance opportunities for local adults.


In 2015 The Space was asked to manage the Roof Garden performance space in Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf.


This intimate covered amphitheatre in beautiful surroundings is programmed from May to August providing free performances and workshops to the local community.


Synopsis


Meg. Jo. Beth. Amy.


London, 2018.


Celebrating 150 years since publication of Louisa May Alcott's much loved classic, Space Productions present this bold adaptation by Rachael Claye (The Lighthouse, 2016).


A celebration of sisterhood and a bittersweet story of family, loss and love.


Time to defy convention, step into the unknown and write your own story.


Cast


Jo March - Amy Gough

Meg March - Isabel Catherine Crowe

Amy March - Stephanie Dickson

Beth March - Miranda Horn

Mrs March - Victoria Jeffrey

Laurie Laurence - Sean Stevenson

John Brooke - Joshua Stretton

Professor Bhaer - Jonathan Hawkins


Creatives


Author: Louisa May Alcott, adapted by Rachael Claye
Director: Sepy Baghaei
Production: Space Productions

Venue


The Space
269 Westferry Road
London
E14 3RS

Dates


From: Tuesday 27 November 2018

Closes: Saturday 22 December 2018

Tickets


Previews: £12 / £10 conc

Standard: £15

Concessions: £10


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Links


Show website
ActDrop full listing for Little Women
Little Women - Wikipedia

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