Now '16 Festival

London theatre news: Monday 9 May 2016

Festivals - London Fringe

The Yard Theatre's annual festival of contemporary theatre takes-off tomorrow on 10 May and runs through to 11 June with a programme drawn from hundreds of ideas received through open submissions ...

Now '16 festival at the Yard Theatre

Image: Yard Theatre

Having made an open call for submissions in the latter part of last year, the selections have now been made and the Yard Theatre's festival of live performance is about to take off.

The Yard has partnered five of the brightest new voices with five of the most inspiring and influential artists of today to form week long double-bills of daring and unapologetically new live performances.

This year’s festival includes work from award-winning theatre makers including Emma Frankland, Dog Kennel Hill Project, Ira Brand, Jude Christian and Chris Goode with his avant-garde performance boy band, Ponyboy Curtis.

The festival runs from 10 May to to 11 June 2016 and it has tickets at just £12 for a double bill of shows - and cheaper for multi-buys.

The shows

Click on the week header to see more details of each double-bill.

Week 1

Wishbone - 7-30pm

Rituals for Change - 9pm

Week 2

Echo_Narcissus - 7-30pm

Nanjing - 9pm

Week 3

Mandala - 7-30pm

Our True Feelings - 9pm

Week 4

Badass Grammar - 7-30pm

Fcksystms - 9pm

Week 5

People of the Eye - 7-30pm

Break Yourself - 9pm

Yard theatre photographed from the front of the building.

Photo: courtesy of The Yard Theatre


The Yard Theatre

Unit 2A

Queen’s Yard

White Post Lane

Hackney Wick


E9 5EN


10 May to 11 June 2016


Each night is a double-bill, so you see 2 shows for £12.


Two nights = £20

Three nights = £30

Four nights = £40

Five nights = £50


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