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Xtravaganzas and auditions!



Looking for talent
:
Do you have a five to ten minute act prepared? Would you like the chance to try out new material in front of a friendly audience? Are you willing to help out Icarus for free? (Oh wait, most of you have already done that … )
Click here.


Auditions for Rip Her to Shreds:

In the first instance we are looking for native Irish actors for this gorgeous and brutal piece of new writing set in Northern Ireland. Click here.


An Xmas Xtravaganza
:
An evening of comedy, cabaret and drama to support the work of the collective.

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Othello
:

Special thanks to all those who came and saw Othello. The show sold out many times all over the UK and we had such a warm and appreciative audience. If you'd like to give us any feedback on it for us to put on the website, click here.

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Looking for Talent


Do you have a five to ten minute act prepared? Would you like the chance to try out new material in front of a friendly audience? Are you willing to help out Icarus for free? (Oh wait, most of you have already done that … )

Then drop Margaret a line and register your interest in performing at the Icarus Christmas Extravaganza! This will be an evening of music, spoken word, dance, and drama, at:

Ye Olde Rose and Crown
55 Hoe Street
E17 4SA
(about five minutes from Walthamstow Central Station).

We have about an hour of talented performers already signed up, and will be finalising the programme soon, so get in touch quickly to reserve your space!

To sign up, email margaret@icarustheatre.co.uk and include: your name, the title of your act, what type of act it is, and the approximate length.

For those of you who are not performing, we'd love to see you in the audience.  This is a great chance to network, talent-spot, or just catch up with old friends and make new ones.  Tickets are £10, £9 concessions. Click here for our Facebook Page or Click Here for more information on our website.

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An Xmas Xtravaganza!


An evening of comedy, cabaret and drama to support the work of the collective.

Held at a theatre bar in Walthamstow, this promises to be an entertaining night, followed by drinks at the bar.

Location:
Ye Olde Rose and Crown
55 Hoe Street
E17 4SA
(about five minutes from Walthamstow Central Station).

Tickets: £10
Concessions: £9

To reserve, call 0207 998 1562 and ask for Margaret or Louise or register on Facebook. Conscession price to all those who book in advance by calling the office.

We apologise that we cannot take credit card payments.
Cash or cheque on the day only.

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An Xmas Xtravaganza

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Max Lewendel
Artistic Director
Lucy Dark
Production Assistant

Icarus Theatre Collective
4, Ivor Court
209 Gloucester Place
London
NW1 6BJ

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The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

starstarstarstar or better
in 15 of 17 reviews

Out of all productions with a star rating in the last 3 years:

starstarstarstar or better
in 36 of 45 reviews

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"Max Lewendel's production succeeds by the strength of its acting and the steadily increasing tension."

Jeremy Kingston, The Times

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The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"Directed so specifically that the beast of chaos that charges through Ionesco's work like his own rhinoceros is safely routed through the play."

Rebecca Banks, Ham & High

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The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"A daring production by an energetic new company, the London-based Icarus Theatre Collective, it pulls no punches in its visceral pursuit of pure absurdism."

Daniel Lombard,
South Wales Argus

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The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

Premiul special al juriului
Special Jury Prize:
Cash prize from Romania

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

Premiul pentru cea mai buna actrita ín rol principal
Best Actress in a Leading
Role: Amy Loughton

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"Scarlet, a wild 12-year-old, like a coyote bitch on heat".

John Thaxter, What's On

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Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

starstarstarstarstarRemotegoat
starstarstarstarstarCarrick Biz
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Journey's End
by R.C. Sherriff

starstarstarstarThe Times

starstarstarstarThe Scotsman
starstarstarstarManchester Eve News

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

With sword, axe, spear and bare fist fighting it is an impressively energetic and dynamic production.

Victoria Claringbold, Remotegoat

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The Trials of Galileo
by Nic Young

Icarus Theatre fly into London on waxen wings, which, after this compelling production, show no sign of melting any time soon.

Edwin Reis, Remotegoat

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Spring Awakening
by Frank Wedekind

Nigh-on Faultless. The cast are, one and all, magnificent.

Roderic Dunnett, Behind the Arras

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Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

"Max Lewendel's production is fast-paced and pulls the audience straight in... Outstanding".

Von Magdalena Marek, Newsline

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

"Particularly haunting is the piece because of the use of music and sounds, designed by Theo Holloway. The effect is outstanding".

Von Magdalena Marek, Newsline

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

"Max Lewendel's production is fast-paced and pulls the audience straight in... Outstanding".

Von Magdalena Marek, Newsline

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

"The play explodes into action with a high-powered fight sequence using real swords, axes and spears that superbly captured the intensity of battle".

Robin Strapp, British Theatre Guide

Journey's End
by R.C. Sherriff

"A powerfully emotive production."

Julie Watterston, The Stage

Albert's Boy
by James Graham

"Theatre at its best."

Aleks Sierz, The Stage

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"The five-member cast fill the dim confines of the theatre like a desert storm".

Le Roux Schoeman,
Church of England Newsletter

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"This sexy, steamy drama really hits home, especially after delivering the scorpion sting in its tail".

Philip Fisher,
British Theatre Guide

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"Comedy, tragedy, fear, mystery, sex, violence, disturbance: The Lesson has them all".

Eleanor Weber,
Raddest Right Now

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"It is impossible not to enjoy Icarus Theatre Collective’s production of Ionesco’s one-act play".

The Stage

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"The cast navigates the perilous emotional terrain with aplomb".

Visit London (Totally London)

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"Sizzling bursts of desire and hate among the North American sands".

Timothy Ramsden,
Reviews Gate

Albert's Boy
by James Graham

"Extraordinary...
Victor Spinetti is outstanding."

Cheryl Freedman,
What's On in London

Albert's Boy
by James Graham

"A beautifully crafted piece."

Joanna Bacon,
Rogues & Vagabonds

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"The Icarus Theatre collective's production of Eugène Ionesco's absurdist masterpiece is brilliant. A fast-paced, sixty-five minute screaming journey from a bare classroom into utter chaos."

Kevin Hurst, Extra! Extra!

Many Roads to Paradise
by Stewart Permutt

"You would pay a lot of money in the West End for a class act like this, so why not pop along to the Finborough and find out what great nights are made of."

Gene David Kirk,
UK Theatre Web

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The Time of Your Life
William Saroyan

"Book as soon as possible!"

-Claire Ingrams,
Rogues & Vagabonds

The Time of Your Life
William Saroyan

"This is the kind of consoling play we need right now."

-Jane Edwardes, Time Out

Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare

"A rollercoaster rendering of the play that dragged the audience on a fast-paced soul-stirring ride for two heart-rending hours."

Team Locals

Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare

"An excellent take on a globally-renowned tale of true love."

Take on the Road by Lauren Razavi

Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare

"Props to Icarus Theatre Collective for putting on such a fantastic show."

 

Team Locals

Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare

"A fresh and invigorating version of this time-honoured romantic tragedy."

Darlington & Stockton Times - Christina McIntyre

The Time of Your Life
William Saroyan

"Fine performances from the 26-strong cast."

-Michael Billington, The Guardian

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"You can reach out and touch the emotional atmosphere."

-Julienne Banister,
Rogues & Vagabonds


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