JMK AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION

28 August 2021 – 2 October 2021


A contemporary play directed by the next JMK Award winner. See the work of a great emerging director in this brand-new production.  The winner and the play will be announced in May 2021.

The finalists, designers and their choice of play are as follows:

Director Emily Aboud, designer Natalie Pryce – Rum and Coca Cola by Mustapha Matura

Director Emerald Crankson, designer Zoë Hurwitz – Mules by Winsome Pinnock

Director Matt Harrison, designer Camilla Clarke  – Tom Fool by Franz Xaver Kroetz

Director Becky Hope-Palmer, designer Luke W. Robson – When I was a girl I used to scream and shout by Sharman Macdonald

Director Ed Madden, designer Grace Smart – Peggy Pickett Sees the Face of God by Roland Schimmelpfennig

Director Rafaella Marcus, designer Anna Reid – Peggy Pickett Sees the Face of God by Roland Schimmelpfennig

Director Katherine Nesbitt, designer Rose Montgomery – Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. by Alice Birch

Director Diane Page, designer Niall McKeever – Statements After An Arrest under the Immorality Act by Athol Fugard

The OT produced the JMK Award-winning production for the first time in 2019 with Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu directing a critically acclaimed production of Little Baby Jesus by Arinzé Kene.

★★★★★ “With this production director Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu – winner of the 2019 JMK Award – announces himself as a serious talent.” The Stage The JMK Trust was founded in the memory James Menzies-Kitchin – a theatre director of thrilling promise – to give practical learning opportunities to theatre directors of similar ability and vision. The JMK Award allows one such director a year to stage their own production of a classic text. www.jmktrust.org

OT ON SCREEN
Thu 23 & Fri 24 Sep at 7.30pm

The play will also be live-streamed so you can watch it at home. Book a Season Ticket and save. Discount will be applied when you add all your tickets to the basket. BOOK HERE

Photo by Ali Wright of Little Baby Jesus by Arinzé Kene, directed Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu - winner of the 2019 JMK Award

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