The Boxford Masques 2021. A community show for West Berkshire.
Please note, this event takes place at Boxford Recreation Ground, RG20 8DD. All performances will take place under cover in a marquee.
Ever wondered what happens if you dig up a Roman mosaic and it comes to magic life? Or when a flying horse bursts from the ground and mythic robots walk the Boxford fields? How about when the brave but vain hero Bellerophon quests to find the Chimera - but takes an entire theatre audience, a fusty Edwardian couple, fifteen household Gods, a Greek princess, some hungry Furies and the Delphic Oracle with him - all by accident?
This action packed new Boxford Masque will whisk you on a crazy, comic, music, dance and imagination packed journey into the land of mosaics, myths and monsters, - where ancient stories become as real as the stage the company dances on, and our modern world melds with the marvellous, magical past.
Evening performances at 7.30pm
Saturday matinee performance at 2.30pm
Full price: £9 - £11
Concessions: £7 - £9
Under 11s free
All tickets are £2 extra on the door.
Gates open at 5.30pm before evening performances and 12.30pm on Saturday matinee.
You are advised to bring your own seating and blankets to watch the performance. There will be a limited amount of seating provided at Boxford Recreation Ground which will be on a first come first served basis.
Picnics are welcome. There will also be a Bar and BBQ onsite.
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean
Directed by Ade Morris
Music by Dave Stephens
Musical Direction by Dave Stephens and Trevor Defford
Choreography by Ella Hickman
Design by Polly Thomson and Emma Moscow
Stage Management by Emily Stedman and Eleanor Walton