Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Presents

Wonderland: Pay What You Can Performance

By Beth Steel

Wednesday 14 February at 7.30pm

Main House - Tickets: Pay What You Can

Details

This performance of Wonderland is a ‘Pay What You Can’ performance.

Live entertainment doesn’t have to cost a fortune. See world-class theatre for the price you can afford with our Pay What You Can performances.

Join us for Wonderland on Wednesday 14 February 2018 at 7.30pm and pay…whatever you can. 50p, £1, £5; whatever you can afford to give us, that’s what the tickets cost for that performance.

How does it work?

Tickets will only be available to purchase on the day of the performance, in person from Box Office and cannot be bought online or over the telephone. Box Office will be open from 10am and tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis and issued in sequence.

You will need to fill out a Pay What You Can form at the Box Office on Wednesday 14 February, and bring along however much money you want to pay for your ticket, which you privately place in an envelope. You can also download and print out the Pay What You Can form in advance here.

No choice of ticket is possible. Tickets are limited to two per person. Payments must be made in cash only. Tickets cannot be exchanged to other performances or refunded. Subject to availability. If you have mobility requirements or use a wheelchair please contact Nottingham Playhouse Box Office on 0115 941 9419 on Wednesday 14 February 2018 only.

About the Play

Nottinghamshire, 1983. Two 16 year olds wait nervously at the pithead. Guided by a veteran miner, they descend into the brotherhood, banter, searing heat and liquid blue light of Welbeck Colliery.

Meanwhile in London, an American CEO known as The Butcher is brought in to reform King Coal. Pits close and a strike is called.

A Tory MP tussles with his leader’s hard line ideology, whilst an eccentric dandy is sent undercover to break up the strike. Cracks appear on all sides as the embattled miners are torn apart trying to protect their livelihoods and families. Nothing will be the same again.

Wonderland is a regional premiere, a spirited and uplifting drama written by the daughter of a Nottingham miner. Expect dark humour and tension in Adam Penford’s first play as Artistic Director in this gripping 360° look at the events leading up to and during the miner’s strike.

Reviews for Hampstead Theatre’s production:
★★★★ “The verve and humanity of the piece are never in doubt” The Telegraph
★★★★ “Wonderland is theatre of grit and guts” The Times
★★★★ “moving and timely” The Independent

Dates & Times

Wonderland: Pay What You Can Performance - Wed 14 Feb 7:30pm Wed 14 Feb Main House 7:30pm Pay What You Can

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