“Common Wealth will be changing the way we look at the world for years to come”
"The kind of ground-breaking company that takes theatre out of its comfort zones"
“The company who burst open our consciousness”
Common Wealth make site-specific theatre events that encompass electronic sound, new writing, visual design and verbatim. Our work is political and contemporary – based in the present day – the here and now. We make work that is relevant and addresses concerns of our times.
We’ve been really busy! and are exited to share that tickets are now available for our two new shows FROM THE CROWD and I Have Met the Enemy (and the enemy is us).
From the Crowd directed by our very own Evie Manning will be a huge public performance which will commemorate the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester. On Friday 16 August 2019, exactly 200 years on, communities from across Greater Manchester will come together once again; this time to commemorate all who sought better representation on the historic day.
There’s 3000 free tickets and they’re going fast – you can book yours here
Tickets are now on sale for I Have Met the Enemy (And the enemy is us) which explores the UK’s relationship to the arms trade. You’ll be able to catch I Have Met the Enemy (and the enemy is us) this Autumn in Bradford & Newcastle find out more here
And from Speakers Corner we have LIFE OUTSIDE BOOKS FESTIVAL!!! 31st August
Join us at Speakers Corner for activism & boxing workshops, panel discussions, a screening of No Guts, No Heart, No Glory and a gig!