Mashi Theatre Artistic Director Trina Haldar recently did an interview for Derby Theatre’s studio blog ahead of Tales of Birbal being performed there on Saturday 14th October.
The first half of the tour has been a huge success! Thanks to our audiences in Peterborough, Nottingham, Spalding, Louth, Derby, Birmingham, Melton, Oakham, Leicester, London and Cambridge! Make sure you’re following @MashiTheatre on Twitter and on Facebook to see some of their great responses!
Dates still to come:
Performances below are part of the Big Imaginations Festival:
Wednesday 25 October, 2.00pm: Touchstones, Rochdale. Book tickets
Thursday 26 October, 10.00am and 1.00pm: Burnley Youth Theatre. Book tickets
Friday 27 October, 2.30pm: Unity Theatre, Liverpool. Book tickets
Saturday 28 October, 3.00pm: Spot On, Lancashire: Kingsfold Library, Penwortham. Book in person at the library or by email.
Tuesday 31 October, 11.00am and 2.00pm: Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield. Book tickets
Wednesday 1 November, 11.00am and 1.30pm: The Dukes, Lancaster. Book tickets
Thursday 2 November, 2.00pm: The Bureau, Blackburn. Book tickets
Friday 3 November, 6.00pm: CRTA: Tarvin Community Centre, Cheshire. Book tickets
Saturday 4 November, 11.00am and 2.30pm : Z-arts, Manchester. Book tickets
Sunday 5 November, 3.00pm: The Boo, Rossendale. Book tickets
Are you a venue or producer interested in booking the show? Get in touch to find out more!
Mashi are pleased to announce Tales of Birbal is to be featured as part of a Theatre for Young Audiences event hosted by The Spark Arts for Children, TYA – Whose Title is it Anyway? Giving Producers and Venues a chance to experience the enchanting world of Akbar and Birbal, reawakened by Mashi Theatre, featuring live music and a taste of the full length show.
Mashi are delighted to announce that they have successfully secured funding from Arts Council England’s ‘Grants for the Arts’ programme. Our new show Tales of Birbal recently entered the research and development phase.
Mashi have been working with Robert Mellors Primary and Mayflower Primary to develop content and inform the creation of this national touring piece suitable for a wide range of venues and spaces.
Tales of Birbal, explores the witty and charming tales of King Akbar and his wise advisor Birbal. To find out more view our Tales of Birbal page.
Mashi is currently being supported by Red Earth Theatre, Nottingham Playhouse, The Spark Children’s Arts Festival and Mainstream Partnership to research the world renowned Reggio Emilia approach to learning. Creative Director, Trina Haldar will be blogging about her experiences while she is away. Follow her blog by clicking here.
We are delighted to be featured on The Spark Arts for Children Development page, talking about forthcoming collaborations between Mashi and the Spark:
As Associate Artist with The Spark Children’s Arts Festival, Mashi look forward to bringing some magical projects into fruition as this collaboration continues.