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School of Night at The Clapham Omnibus May 13th

May 10th 2017 CEST

Hail Seekers! Just a reminder to those who aren't already coming that the school is convening at the Clapham Omnibus Theatre on May 13th for a three-hander. Fraters Meggido, McCann and Emery will be sharpening wits and opening bardic taps to channel some of the finest work that Shakespeare ever lost. We will be joined by the amazing musical skills of Chris Ash, who also plays with the Olivier-award winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical. Please come and join us... When: 7:30pm, 13th May 2017 Where: The Claph ...Continue Reading

The School of Night Message

April 1st 2017 CEST

Hail Seekers! Clapham Omnibus On May 13th 2017 at 7:30pm, the school will be performing at the lovely Clapham Omnibus Theatre. Fraters Meggido, Emery, Cox and McCann will be extemporising in the styles of the great playwrights and poets, culminating in the channeling of a brand new Shakespearean masterpiece… Come and join us – and have a look at the rest of the festival as well – there is a lot going on! Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 A ...Continue Reading

School of Night at the Edinburgh Fringe: every day until Aug 17

August 7th 2015 CEST

This Edinburgh fringe, fraters McCann and Meggido are combining the joy of the regular School of Night performances with the high-stakes adrenaline of doing it two-handed. In this groundbreaking show, The School of Night: Rhapsodes combines daring poetic stunts, moving storytelling, a new Shakespeare play made up on the spot and as much of the audience as possible. Following in the tradition of the ancient Athenian poetic competitions, two brave rhapsodes must channel the great writers of the past 3,000 years. ...Continue Reading