Productions

Homeward (House) Bound

Homeward (House) Bound

New Earth Theatre and HOME Manchester present Homeward (house) Bound A live, 15 min, one to one encounter on the phone with performance artist Stacy Makishi. Winter’s coming and surf’s up!Will there be a ‘Second Wave’? A second coming? A sequel? Homeward (house) Bound will help you couch-surf your way through the second wave, rip […]
NEW STORIES: A Digital Short Play Festival

NEW STORIES: A Digital Short Play Festival

We are thrilled to be showcasing 17 British East and South East Asian (BESEA) playwrights with 17 new short plays. These plays have been written as part of our 2020 Professional Writers Programme. These short plays were written as a ‘pitch’ idea for a full-length play, the challenge was to essentialise their idea for a […]
Duck Rabbit

Duck Rabbit

Co-commissioned with Chinese Arts Now as part of CAN Festival 2021 Born around the turn of the 20th century, Chia Miau Lang in Singapore and Phyllis Carter in Lancaster are two women who knew nothing of each other and died long before their granddaughter was even a thought. Using photographs inherited from her parents, Pamela […]
Signal Fires: Beyond Chinatown – A British East and South East Asian Guide to Manchester’s Past, Present and Future

Signal Fires: Beyond Chinatown – A British East and South East Asian Guide to Manchester’s Past, Present and Future

New Earth Theatre is bringing together their New Earth Theatre Manchester Performers and Writers Academies and North West based creatives to present A fire burns to signal that we’re here. To show our numbers and celebrate our stories. To pass the torch from the past to the present, looking towards the future. British East and […]
The Apology

The Apology

In Autumn 2020, New Earth Theatre had planned to return to the Arcola with The Apology as part of the their 20th Anniversary Season. Due to Covid 19 we’ve had to postpone our plans and hope to bring the play to audiences in 2021. Arcola Theatre and New Earth Theatre present in association with The […]
Fix

Fix

Unbroken Theatre in association with the Pleasance and Yellow Earth Theatre present Fix懼 Written by Julie TsangDirected by Jen Tan “I have lived with these trees and watched them grow. You have been away from here for too long, you don’t see it. Or you have simply forgotten…” Responding to a call-out, a repairman finds […]
Flight Paths

Flight Paths

Images from the Flight Paths production March – April 2019 “Welcome on board this flight to London. Please fasten your seat belts.” An Extant and Yellow Earth Theatre co-production Two blind women take centre stage sometimes on aerial silks, sometimes with their feet firmly on the ground but always surrounded by voices, music, stories and […]
Under the Umbrella

Under the Umbrella

Yellow Earth in association with Tamasha presents the Belgrade Theatre production of Wei is a smart girl. Men prefer to marry women who aren’t smarter than themselves. Class B men choose class C women. Class A choose class B. Wei is a Class A woman. What’s she going to get? A PhD. By Amy Ng, […]
Flight Paths

Flight Paths

  “Welcome on board this flight to London. Please fasten your seat belts.” An Extant and Yellow Earth Theatre co-production Two blind women take centre stage sometimes on aerial silks, sometimes with their feet firmly on the ground but always surrounded by voices, music, stories and ghosts. Inspired by the Goze, blind female performers who […]
MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok

MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok

MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok “Visually arresting, admirably unflinching depiction of an extraordinary real-life success story” The Stage ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Chappell’s script is a triumph, showcasing not only strong women, but strong East Asian women..immensely moving, humbling and inspiring story.” The Reviews Hub ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “A remarkable production that combines a cleverly structured script with outstanding […]
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