Posts in Belfast
Post-It Walls and Guitars

We’re more than halfway through the devising process for The Lost Martini and the excitement of meeting the cast and crew, initial days of discoveries about their characters, and capturing all our ideas on the post-it-covered walls have given way to an inkling of terror as each day on the calendar is crossed off, moving us swiftly to opening night on 10 March. We didn’t start with a script; we had images, burning ideas, character dossiers, music and lots and lots of different colored post-its.

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The Lost Bad Penny Vagabond Ballroom Martini Café

This month Accidental starts rehearsing our new project, The Lost Martini. A new adventure for Accidental in our continued drive to explore new stories and different ways of telling them. With this new show we've aimed to create something special, that embraces lots of ideas and inspirations to make a multi-layered performance. In immersive theatre the central narrative story can get lost, overpowered by the exploration elements of the performance. We always want the story to be at the centre of our work, it grabs you and draws you into a new world. With The Lost Martini we've combined our new writing and story making skills with this exciting immersive theatre format to create a new experience for audiences...

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From Where?

I'm writing this as I venture off to lands unknown and new adventures. I love visiting and learning about other cultures and countries and I'm fascinated by the tiny little things that make each region unique alongside the big things that make countries different. Storytelling is a universal trait and theatre is a great way of telling stories - bringing us along on a journey and showing culture rather than imagining it. When I lived in London, I loved to go see theatre from all over the world. I was brought to new countries and taken into the experiences that others have lived. Reading an article online about something happening in far off places can be very informative, but I really enjoyed being brought into someone's life for an hour or two and hearing their story of what is happening, rather than just hearing the facts. 

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