The Dream Factory is Playbox Theatre’s beautiful theatre in Warwick. With a number of different studios, including the jewel in the crown,’Kermesse’ our 200-seat main house auditorium, we take pride in programming a wide range of productions and special live events throughout the year. With performances to suit all audience types, we look forward to welcoming you to a night at the theatre.
Playbox Theatre has won acclaim all over the world for creating productions to the highest professional standards, performed by exceptionally talented young artists. Throughout the year, we programme work that challenges both our performers, and our audiences. From family favourites, to new writing, from musicals to cutting-edge contemporary, our programme is far-reaching and always exciting.
Whilst most of our work is performed by Playbox Theatre actors, we are delighted to welcome occasional visiting artists to The Dream Factory, showcasing some of the industry’s most exciting companies, including dance, circus, music and more.
Read on to find out what’s coming up this season.
“SEVENS”, A NEW TRIPLE BILL BY SRISHTI STARTS ITS NATIONWIDE TOUR THIS OCTOBER 2021. Through the medium of Bharatanatyam and Kathak, and originally composed live music, ‘SEVENS’ will explore the sacred, and sometimes sinful, significance of the number seven. From …
Described recently as a story about helpless humans, lost in the cosmos. Antigone defies the law that her brother ,as a traitor, should have no burial rites and by so doing unleashes on the state a cycle of destruction. Enemy …
In a version by Lawrence Boswell, a fairytale-thriller When a maid shall marry a monster, in innocence and love, ignorant of the curse and of its cure, then will the evil end, then the prince will be free Christmas returns …
This exciting new commission, ‘Mariner’, is an intensely lyrical, visual and contemporary reworking of Coleridge’s 18th Century epic masterpiece; plunging its audience into a poetic and nightmarish journey that questions our place within the natural world and the ethics and …See more
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Nick Le Mesurier, Leamington Courier (Stockholm2017)