STRONGER THAN FEAR

STRONGER THAN FEAR

Details

Stronger Than Fear - a festival of hope in Gerry's showcasing work focusing on the current state of affairs in the world today from new theatre companies and artists. #StrongerThanFear

‘I am stronger than fear’ – Malala Yousafzai
‘When they go low, we go high’ – Michelle Obama

The festival aims to channel hope, positivity and community - theatre that galvanises and uplifts. The participating companies will showcase a wide range of performance forms that break traditional notions of theatre covering race, gender, nationality and bringing communities together.

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

PolarisTue 6 Feb & Wed 14 Feb
Explore dinosaurs, outer space and gendered language in a hilarious and heartbreaking journey across 75 million years, featuring a unique ever-changing soundscape created live on stage. (Post-show discussion on 6 Feb with YouTuber Leena Normington.)

undefined

The Girl with Glitter in Her Eye - Thu 8 - Sat 10 Feb
A show colliding music and poetry following one woman dealing with a secret she can't face. 

undefined

F*cking European - Thu 8 - Sat 10 Feb
How to deal with Brexit? Can comedy heal the world? What is a "f*cking European"? Rita Suszek tries to understand… 

undefined

Monologue Cafe - Mon 12 Feb
An evening of monologues and audition pieces.

undefined

Express Yourself - Tue 13 Feb
An evening of spoken word hosted by Ella-May Hooper - ‘Is Romance Dead in the Modern World?’ 

undefined

Beyond the Blue - Thu 15 - Sat 17 Feb
Toyland is at war. A new play for adults, written by children and their responses to the refugee crisis.

undefined

Moon-stained, a collection of conversations - Thu 15 - Sat 17 Feb
From womb to womb: relatable stories, memories and moments. Laugh with us, enjoy with us, feel at home with us.

undefined

The Welcome RevolutionWed 21 Feb
A wholesome, interactive tea party about 21st century communities, kindness being cool and how to start a Welcome Revolution. There is also a FREE Community Tea Party on Sat 17 Feb!

undefined

TIMBUKTU - Thu 22 - 24 Feb
TIMBUKTU directly confronts the current crises consuming and confining contemporary Black males, challenging traditional conceptions of Black masculinity and notions of Black manhood. 

undefined

 

 

you May Also Like...

  • Stratford East Singers Live!

    Sat 13 Apr 2019

    Music, On Stage

    Acclaimed choir Stratford East Singers return to the stage for a musical extravaganza! Stratford East Singers are our r...

     7:00 PM

  • Dick Whittington

    Sat 23 Nov 2019 - Sat 11 Jan 2020

    Panto, On Stage

    Booking is now open for Theatre Royal Stratford East’s 2019/2020 festive treat! Join Dick Whittington and his cat on their awesome adventure to find...

     Various Times

  • Ian McKellen On Stage

    Sun 10 Mar 2019

    On Stage

    Ambassador Theatre Group presents IAN MCKELLEN ON STAGE With Tolkien, Shakespeare, others… and you! Enter the ballot to win a pair of tickets to Ian...

     7:00 PM

Cookies on our website

Stratford has updated its cookie policy. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites. Such third party cookies may track your use on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time.