Stanley Evernden Prize Winners’ Performance: Romeo and Juliet, and The Seagull

Loughborough Students Union, Cognitos, 7pm

Each year the university awards drama students the Stanley Evernden prize, which supports them in taking a play to the Edinburgh Fringe festival. This years winners will take an abridged version of Chekov’s The Seagull and Romeo and Juliet.

Each version of the plays will last 40 minutes.

Romeo and Juliet

For this immersive adaptation of Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy we welcome you to the opening of Capulet’s ‘Cognito’s Bar’! Our lovely guests; we would be humbled to have you (unless you are a Montague of course!). Drinks, company and laughter; what could go wrong?

The Seagull

A new and condensed adaptation of Chekhov’s must-see classic. Often described as the first great modern play; this tragicomedy follows the deterioration of a young artist after a performance of his play proves disappointing The Seagull, drama in four acts by Anton Chekhov, performed in 1896 deals with lost opportunities, romantic and artistic conflicts, and the clash between generations.

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Arts Degree Show 2019

The Arts Degree Show is an opportunity to see an inspiring and diverse array of work by our final-year Fine Art, Graphic Communication and Illustration, and Textiles students.

The exhibits demonstrate a breath-taking combination of creativity, imagination and technical skill. We are always happy to welcome members of the public to the show and for potential applicants, it is a chance to see the variety of work that can be produced through our arts courses.

The show includes an exhibition by our Foundation Art and Degree students.

Our 2019 Arts Degree Show will be open to the public from Saturday 8 June until Sunday 16 June and we would be very happy to see you there. All members of the public are welcome and for anyone thinking of applying to Loughborough, it is an excellent opportunity to see the kind of work our students produce.

For more information. please visit the dedicated webpage.

Eugène Ionesco’s Rhinocéros (Performance)

5th-7th June, 7.30pm, Martin Hall.

Presented by Final-year Drama students

‘A boozing young man finds that everyone around him, even his pompous and condescending best friend is changing into a rhinoceros’

Join us for an evening of comedy and physical theatre, with Loughborough University’s Drama Finalists’ performance of Ionesco’s Rhinoceros. Theatre of the Absurd, brought to you for three nights this June.

The performance will represent the culmination of the students’ time at Loughborough and is always a bitter-sweet moment.

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