Production Archive


‘I have had a dream. Past the wit of man to say what dream it was.’ Two pairs of lovers ( … and a rowdy set of tradesmen-cum-actors) leave the Athenian court for the forest, just as the marriage between Hippolyta, the warrior princess, and Theseus takes place. What follows […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream


In a hilarious subversion of a romantic comedy, How to Date a Feminist turns a traditional straight relationship on its head by playing with ideas of feminism and gender roles. This incredibly self aware production uses stereotypes and cinematic tropes to bring a traditional rom-com storyline into the 21st century, […]

How to Date a Feminist


Desperate to discover the secrets of their business before they get #cancelled, the board of “Pear Music” dive deep into every aspect of their business with the help of “Consultancy Man”. Together they investigate hilarious investments ranging from “Drum and Bassless Conspiracy Theories” to a tragic pair of Sony Headphones.

Streamlined



Puccini’s Madama Butterfly was a glorified story about an American navy boy in Japan, failing his oriental love for his soon-to-be wife, Butterfly. In an alternative universe of 1960s China, amidst the rise of the cultural revolution, Rene Gallimard, a French diplomat newly tasked with high-profile intelligence, falls in love with a […]

M. Butterfly


“I’m telling you. I don’t understand what is happening to me.” Just a couple of years ago, Nicolas was a smiling, happy boy. But now, nearly 18 and struggling with his parent’s divorce he’s the opposite: listless, skipping classes, and lying. He hopes moving in with his father will help; […]

The Son


What does it mean to trust yourself and those around you?   Arel is a powerful sorcerer gifted with the magic of the forest. When sent away from her home for her own safety, she is met by a party of outcasts – a wizard, a rogue, a fighter, a […]

Splinters



“It is easy, describe what haunts you. Frankenstein, you have thought of a story. Mary Shelley, you have seized the spark of life. Now write this.”   1816, Switzerland. Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and Claire Clairmont vacation together. A challenge is made: who can write the best horror […]

Blood and Ice


“Cause people can surprise you… or not” Brickhouse Theatre Company presents Dogfight, a story of war, love, and personal growth, as a marine learns the power of compassion when he plays a cruel joke on an idealistic waitress. Set in the swinging 60s, in San Francisco, and featuring a score […]

Dogfight


Ancient Greece. 441 BC. Two dead brothers. One king. One girl. One shovel. Following the war in Thebes, both Antigone’s brothers are dead, and her uncle, Creon, is the king. One of the brothers is given a proper burial, whilst the other is declared a traitor and forbidden to be […]

Antigone: The Musical



Queen Anne takes the male-dominated genre of the history play and places women at its centre, portraying fierce friendship, sexuality, jealousy, war, politics and betrayal through the eyes and inner lives of women. Exploring the life of one of England’s little-known monarchs, Queen Anne follows the sovereign and her close […]

Queen Anne


Horse Girls is a dark, satirical comedy which tells the story of the Lady Jean Ladies, a group of pre-teen girls who devote their lives to their horses. Or, as Ashleigh would say, her horses – most of the girls borrow their horses from her stables, remember? The girls all […]

Horse Girls


Eddie and Niall meet by chance on an unremarkable street in Manchester. Eddie’s trying to break into the film industry, Niall’s at uni. They strike up the unlikeliest of friendships, and before long they’re living together. They’re happy, until life takes an unexpected turn for both of them, and their […]

Halfway



A wealthy merchant by the name of Jenrick retires, thinking he’s settling into a life of relative peace and composure. Philosophic rest, you might call it. But his long unrequited love, his disgruntled business partner and his plotting servants don’t quite have the same thing on their minds. A lot […]

Memento Mori


It’s the bolshiest heist in human history. Three struggling cons who haven’t hit a target in years set their sights on the Crown Jewels, and a much-needed early retirement. Join them as they assemble their team, plot their path, and even fall in love on the way. Will they swagger […]

No Cash Left on the Premises Overnight


Talking Heads is a series of monologues written by Alan Bennett in the 1980s. This production will include performances of the following monologues: A Chip in the Sugar, A Lady of Letters, Soldiering On and Her Big Chance.

Talking Heads



Permanent Marker is an original student-written one-person play. It is an exploration of a woman’s fragmented response to rape and the imperfection of memory. As the piece develops the sense of a solid story/timeline disintegrates using the experience of disassociation. Her memory jumps back and forth as her sense of […]

Permanent Marker


Under usual circumstances, Brickhouse holds at least 5 productions in Robinson’s indoor and outdoor theatres each year, while funding other shows across Cambridge! Due to the pandemic, we are going online and hosting 3 virtual Open Mic Nights throughout Easter term! 8pm Fri 30 April, Fri 7 May, Fri 14 […]

Brickhouse Open Mic Night!


‘Shakespeare, Shakespeare, wherefore art thou Shakespeare?’ In the fair land of Verona, a new day dawns on the love of two overly hormonal teenagers. Will their love be able to survive the feud between their two families, or will the unstoppable power of the plot separate them forever? Complete with […]

Almost Romeo and Juliet



When Macbeth receives a prophecy that he shall be king, he stops at nothing to see it come to fruition. Leaving behind him a murderous, blood-soaked trail, Macbeth forces his way to the crown. Paranoia and guilt close in as he and Lady Macbeth swear to kill all who could […]

Macbeth


“Those Left Behind” follows the McBride family as they cope with life after the death of Mark – the father of the family. Mother Karen and daughter Heather discover that life doesn’t stop for mourning and that everyday battles become infinitely harder in the face of loss. Meanwhile, son Joe […]

Those Left Behind