Arcola Theatre


Arcola Theatre, London, seen from the street.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015


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Management


Artistic director: Mehmet Ergen
Executive Producer: Leyla Nazli

Theatres


Studio 1 - seats 197
Studio 2 - seats 100

Telephone



Box office: 020 7503 1646

Email


Admin: Send Mail

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Location


Address:
24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Council: Hackney

Region: London

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Transport


Tube:
Dalston Junction (Overground)
Dalston Kingsland (Overground)

Train:
Dalston Junction (Overground)

Buses:

Stop:

Dalston Junction Station


Day no:
30, 38, 56, 67, 76, 149, 242, 243, 277, 488


Night no:
N76

Access information



Wheelchair access

There is step-free access to the foyer/box office area from the street. Wheelchairs can be accommodated in both studios as well as the Tent. Lift from foyer to toilets. There is step-free access from the street to the Tent where you'll also find an accessible toilet.

Current shows


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Upcoming shows


Treemonisha


Arkansas, 1884. African Americans are free from the bonds of slavery, but true self-government has been hard to achieve. As superstition and fake news pervade the fractured community, it falls to the young Treemonisha to speak truth.


Previews from: Tuesday 27 August 2019

Closes: Saturday 31 August 2019



Until The Flood


Celebrated artist and Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman) performs the European premiere of her poetic and revelatory play.


Previews from: Wednesday 4 September 2019

Closes: Saturday 28 September 2019



Don Jo


In a utopic (and fabulously-costumed) nightscape, somewhere beyond time, place, and stylistic integrity, Don Giovanni's victims seek justice. But what might 'justice' look like, and sound like, in a queer-reimagined world?


Previews from: Wednesday 4 September 2019

Closes: Saturday 7 September 2019



Anna Bella Eema


Precocious child Annabella lives in a deserted trailer park. Schooled by her eccentric mother Irene, she learns to co-exist with the vampires, werewolves and monsters which lurk in the world outside.


Previews from: Wednesday 11 September 2019

Closes: Saturday 12 October 2019



MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking


Mushy, a young man with a debilitating stammer, finds himself at the centre of a television documentary. In a moment of inspiration from his teacher, Mr. Burton, he starts to find a rhythm in his voice through music.


Previews from: Tuesday 1 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 5 October 2019



Meet Me At Dawn


When a boat trip goes horribly wrong, Helen and her girlfriend Robyn find themselves stranded on an island in the middle of the sea. As the night draws in, it becomes clear that the island is not as it first appears. And neither are Helen and Robyn.


Previews from: Wednesday 9 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 9 November 2019



Beryl


Featuring a host of unforgettable characters and a great big dollop of Northern wit, Maxine Peake's freewheeling play is the extraordinary true story of a woman who pushed at the limits, took on the status quo - and won.


Previews from: Wednesday 16 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 16 November 2019



#WeAreArrested


When a journalist is sent a flash-drive containing critical evidence of illegal government activity, he is duty-bound to publish the story. But with the nation destabilised and divided, a sinister power is eroding the rule of law.


Previews from: Wednesday 13 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 7 December 2019



Hunger


A young man moves to the big city with dreams of becoming a writer. But in this unforgiving metropolis, friends are scarce and jobs are even scarcer. Once hunger rocks the core of his reality, how can his youthful spirit - and his sanity - survive?


Previews from: Wednesday 20 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 21 December 2019



One Under


Cyrus drives a Tube train. Sonny jumps in front of it. Desperate to arrive at the truth of what happened, Cyrus is brought to a troubling possibility: that all routes lead back to him.


Previews from: Tuesday 10 December 2019

Closes: Saturday 21 December 2019




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