A new play from Birmingham’s internationally acclaimed Stan’s Café is about to embark on a tour of the North East, taking in various venues from Tuesday 24th May until Saturday 11th June. Made Up is heartwarming theatre which is sure to really capture the imagination of audiences in some of the North East’s finest venues, in a way that only playfully inventive theatre can.
Set in a Winnebago on a film set, Made Up is the story of the relationship between Kate, a young film star, and her make-up artist, Sue. Their time together in the make-up trailer develops into a special relationship for the pair, as the two flawed but sincere characters begin to reveal their depth. The play starts at ARC, Stockton on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th May, with Thursday 26th taking them to Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham. They’re back performing on Tuesday 31st May with a show at Saltburn Community Theatre, and the next night sees them at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on Wednesday 1st June. Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June takes them to Arts Centre Washington, with Tuesday 7th June at Alnwick Playhouse. The final few dates has them at The Customs House, South Shields on Wednesday 8th June, Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre on Thursday 9th June and the close it all out at Seaton Delaval Arts Centre on Saturday 11th June.