The Maverick Theatre Company is all about having a great 'classic' night out!
Maverick created professional pub theatre in Birmingham, England throughout the nineties, attraced huge new audiences to theatre and is now working on two main UK wide projects -
- The Maverick 'People's Companies', where top professionals create plays and musicals in local communities with mainly amateur performers.
- Maverick's 'Pocket Classics' where audiences can thrill from the experience of some of the great English classics in an accessible, affordable way, through small-scale productions with large-scale effects and production values!
The Pocket Classics so far include; Shakespeare's Henry V - Lion of England and Hamlet - Horatio's Tale and A Christmas Carol (for Guy Masterson.) To come soon are Richard III and Macbeth; Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Sherlock Holmes Jnr, Dracula and Frankenstein.
Maverick is an award-winning company.
"This will surely dispell the spirit of schoolroom Shakespeare for good" B'ham Mail
"The arrows whoosh up, and you freeze inside!" B'ham Post
"A remarkable production. A tour de force." Edinburgh Fringe News
"Perfectly turns the tables at the end. Highly recommended." Edinburgh List
(Reviews for 'Henry V - Lion of England', by Nick Hennegan)
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