Unity Theatre

Unity Theatre
1 Hope Place, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9BG
  • Telephone 0151 709 4988
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  • Website www.unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk
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Alaska

Autumn 2017 | *State of Mind * As part of Liverpool Mental Health Festival By Cheryl Martin, directed by Darren Pritchard 'What it feels like, when the breakdowns start, is that it’s as if I’m frozen as a snow man, then suddenly all these totally out of control emotions break through' Alaska is a funny…

Thu 12 Oct

£8 / 0151 709 4988

And Here I Am

Summer 2017 | Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2017 in partnership with Shubbak Festival *and * Unity Theatre present a Developing Artists Production A bitter sweet, dark political comedy based on one man’s true story and his odyssey in search for identity. Based on Ahmed Tobasi’s personal coming of age story, AND…

Wed 12 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Another Story from Another Place

Summer 2017 | Presented by Altered Scale Theatre Company *and * Petite Ullaloom "Gather round the camp fire And warm your hands As we tell you tales From distant lands" Join our story-collecting explorers as they bring together beautiful and exciting stories from around the world. An interactive storytelling…

Fri 30 Jun

£5 / 0151 709 4988

Sat 1 Jul

£5 / 0151 709 4988

Arun Ghosh

Autumn 2017 | Concert Clarinettist Arun Ghosh is delighted to return to Liverpool with his band, as part of his Autumn album tour. Winner of' Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year' at the 2014 Parliamentary Jazz Awards, Ghosh is a leading light on UK and international jazz scenes, captivating audiences and critics with his…

Fri 20 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Arun Ghosh: Early Years Concert

Autumn 2017 | Big Imaginations Festival Arun Ghosh Trio performances - Big Imaginations Jazz Club Award winning clarinettist *Arun Ghosh * brings his exciting energy and original music to the Big Imaginations Festival. Arun's musical moods take you on journeys along rivers, through mountains and into the heart of…

Fri 20 Oct

£5 / 0151 709 4988

Borned

Summer 2017 | UYT Struggling to choose the right words can stop a conversation before it starts. UYT look at gender, language and finding common ground. Further information on the show to come… Written: Unity Youth Theatre & Esther Wilson *| Directed: * Carl Cockram & Laura Campbell

Thu 27 Jul

£10 (£8; Children £5) / 0151 709 4988

Fri 28 Jul

£10 (£8; Children £5) / 0151 709 4988

Sat 29 Jul

£10 (£8; Children £5) / 0151 709 4988

British Idles

Summer 2017 | ★★★★ Broadway Baby - “*Something from the strangest depths of the imagination, leaving you laughing and seriously questioning your sanity…” *For Not The Horse Dropping in on the lives of newly graduated working class kids this topical new play light heartedly and satirically examines social division in…

Sat 22 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Child of the Divide

Autumn 2017 | Big Imaginations Festival Bhuchar Boulevard in association with Big Imaginations, Partition History Project and Polka Presents CHILD OF THE DIVIDE By Sudha Bhuchar from an original concept by Trina Haldar A story of family, identity and belonging; marking the 70th anniversary of the partition of…

Wed 25 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0151 709 4988

Church Blitz

Summer 2017 | ★★★★ Broadway Baby - “*Something from the strangest depths of the imagination, leaving you laughing and seriously questioning your sanity…” *For Not The Horse In this brand new dark comedy, seven strangers take cover in a nearby church because of strange flashing lights in the sky. A game of trust and…

Fri 21 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

The Crows Plucked Your Sinews

Political drama by Dervish Productions.

Tue 11 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

The Damned United

Summer 2017 | * * A Red Ladder Theatre Company and West Yorkshire Playhouse co-production in association with Unity Theatre Liverpool Written by Anders Lustgarten | Adapted from the novel by * David Peace * Down the stairs… Along the corridor… Round the corner… Into the dressing room… HIS dressing…

Tue 25 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Driftwood

Casus present Driftwood, a circus show exploring our innate need for human contact.

Tue 10 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

The Expressive Body

Physical Theatre Workshop *by Tmesis Theatre * This physical workshop will focus on ways you can use the body expressively to create characters, devise physical sequences and work as an ensemble to express stories. It will be a fun and energetic workshop with a focus on improvisation and play. The session will be…

Mon 24 Jul

£10 / 0151 709 4988

Gypsy Queen

Summer 2017 | Liverpool Pride event Can two men raised to fight ever learn to love? The story of ‘Gorgeous' George O’Connell, bare-knuckle fighter and traveller, who enters the world of professional boxing which puts him on a collision course with his roots, his identity and his greatest fear. In the opposite…

Fri 28 Jul

£14 (£12) / 0151 709 4988

Sat 29 Jul

£14 (£12) / 0151 709 4988

HOLLIE MCNISH supported by Gevi Carver ‘The Unsung’

Autumn 2017 | **Phrased ">‘She writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love. She points out the absurdities we've grown too used to and lets us see the world with fresh eyes’ *Kate Tempest Hollie McNish has thrilled and entranced audiences the length and breadth of the UK with her compelling and powerful…

Wed 18 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Horny Handed Tons of Soil

A new work inspired by the poets collected in Penguin's classic anthology The Mersey Sound, specifically Adrian Henri.

Thu 13 Jul

£12–£14 (£10–£12) / 0151 709 4988

Part of 50 Summers of Love.

Fri 14 Jul

£12–£14 (£10–£12) / 0151 709 4988

Part of 50 Summers of Love.

Sat 15 Jul

£12–£14 (£10–£12) / 0151 709 4988

Part of 50 Summers of Love.

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales: the Vaudevillians

Autumn 2017 | Homotopia 2017 Presented by Soho Theatre and Tim Whitehead ★★★★ ‘The laughs are jam-packed and the musicianship is flawless… It’s an expert blend of comedy, song and theatre and I’m going to do my best to see it a second time.’ Time Out, Melbourne After selling out an often-extended Off-Broadway…

Fri 3 Nov

£16.50 (£14.50) / 0151 709 4988

The Jungle Book

An imaginative re-telling of the classic tale by Rudyard Kipling.

Fri 1 Dec

£9–£14.50 (£11) / 0151 709 4988

Sat 2 Dec

£9–£14.50 (£11) / 0151 709 4988

Tue 5 Dec

£9–£14.50 (£11) / 0151 709 4988

…and 12 more dates until 6 Jan 2018

Live Before You Die - Byron Vincent and Dave McGinn

Autumn 2017 | *State of Mind * As part of Liverpool Mental Health Festival By Byron VIncent, directed by Dave McGinn What do you do when you have a best mate who is so sad he might die? Especially considering up until now your friendship has mostly consisted of a mutual appreciation of 90s hip hop, borderline…

Fri 13 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Momentos

Summer 2017 | An OLC Productions happening Ana’s husband was taken by security forces and became one of the disappeared; she lives a life between reality and fantasy which he inhabits with her. Pedro was arrested in 1973 and taken to a concentration camp in the north of Chile; his journey to retrace his past and…

Thu 6 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0151 709 4988

Fri 7 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0151 709 4988

Murray Lachlan Young

Autumn 2017 | 'Simply brilliant, hysterically funny and strangely moving' Claudia Winkleman Widely regarded as one of the best-known poetry voices in Britain, acclaimed playwright, actor and writer Murray Lachlan Young is celebrated for his hybrid mix of stand-up comedy and poetry with delightful commentaries on the…

Wed 27 Sep

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

My Beautiful Black Dog

Autumn 2017 | *State of Mind * As part of Liverpool Mental Health Festival Gig meets theatre meets a tidal wave of glitter. My Beautiful Black Dog is a poetically wild musical exploring the difficult and beauteous complexity of our fragile minds. Depression is at its heart, but its not depressing – its joyous…

Wed 11 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Thu 12 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Not The Horse

Summer 2017 | ★★★★ Broadway Baby - “ Something from the strangest depths of the imagination, leaving you laughing and seriously questioning your sanity…” Not The Horse is an outrageous crime-comedy that follows Tony, a twenty-year-old scouser, who finds himself in a labyrinth of trouble. After losing an illegal…

Tue 18 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Wed 19 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Thu 20 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Sat 22 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Pippin

Summer 2017 | Presented by What We Did Next Pippin, heir to Charlemagne’s throne, is searching for beauty, glory, fame, magic and the secret to true happiness. Is it to be found within the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh, the intrigues of political power, or perhaps in the ordinary moments of everyday…

Wed 28 Jun

£14 (£12) / 0151 709 4988

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Thu 29 Jun

£14 (£12) / 0151 709 4988

Fri 30 Jun

£14 (£12) / 0151 709 4988

Sat 1 Jul

£14 (£12) / 0151 709 4988

Scratch Summer 17

Brand new shows from local and national companies. See exciting excerpts of new work from the best theatre makers. Watch as they experiment with new forms and test their talent to the limit. Three of last season’s scratch performances went straight to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. New work can only develop once…

Tue 4 Jul

0151 709 4988

Sign of the Times

Autumn 2017 | Off The Shelf Productions present S ign Of The Times Written by Tim Firth Starring Kurtis Stacey & Iain Hoskins From the author of Calendar Girls, Kinky Boots, Neville’s Island and Our House, Off The Shelf Theatre Co. present SIGN OF THE TIMES a funny, moving and ingenious comedy by Tim…

Fri 15 Sep

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Sat 16 Sep

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Sofie Hagen: Dead Baby Frog

Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015, Sofie Hagen has been charming the UK with her spot-on comedy ever since. This is her brand new show, which we hope won't actually contain any dead baby frogs.

Tue 10 Oct

£13.20 (£11) / 0151 709 4988

Splatterdays

Workshops featuring acting, making, storytelling and play. For ages 5–8.

Sat 8 Jul

£5 / 0151 709 4988

  • 13:00

Sat 22 Jul

£5 / 0151 709 4988

  • 13:00

Sat 9 Sep

£5 / 0151 709 4988

  • 13:00
…and 6 more dates until 18 Nov

Tales of Birbal

Autumn 2017 | Big Imaginations Festival Mashi Theatre, in association with The Spark Arts For Children and supported by * Z-arts *, presents *Tales of Birbal * by Sayan Kent from an original concept by Trina Haldar Timeless and treasured fables from the Indian sub-continent Travelling story-tellers Mashi…

Fri 27 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0151 709 4988

Umbrelephant

Autumn 2017 | *State of Mind * As part of Liverpool Mental Health Festival Unity Youth Theatre, directed by Carl Cockram *and Laura Campbell * Stressed? Overworked? Need some time out? Sit back, relax and enjoy some group therapy. Our award winning UYT looks at the issue of Mental Health and young people’s…

Sat 14 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0151 709 4988

You, Me and I / Adrift

Autumn 2017 | Big Imaginations Festival More information on You, Me ">Adrift to follow…

Thu 26 Oct

0151 709 4988

  • 18:00

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