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The Pitmen Painters: A Class of Their Own

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From a WEA class to a major influence on the art world – the story of the incredible Ashington Group of Pitmen Painters is in a class of its own. Something very unusual happened in the Northumberland colliery village of Ashington, when, in 1943, a newly erected hut was...

An Unseasonable Fall of Snow

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Actor Jed Brophy tells drama on the waterfront why An Unseasonable Fall of Snow is important to him. I have had a love affair with Gary’s writing for many years, much of which has its roots here in the Capital. He has a streamlined style that wastes no words, and a handle on the...

Playwright Lucas Hnath discusses Walt Disney, the Man and the Myth

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This week on drama on the waterfront, we share a video of A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay about the Death of Walt Disney playwright Lucas Hnath discussing all things Walt Disney, the Man and the Myth.     Interview recorded at a FEED event at Soho Rep. in...

Destination Beehive: Imagine if elections sold out (it’s a stretch, but work with us here)

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Imagine, if you will, that elections were even more of a performance than they already are. If in order to have your vote count, you had to keep an eye on the Beehive’s website, and keep track of when the date was announced. You had to check in with your friends and family, and...

David McPhail as Walt Disney

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Actor David McPhail tells drama on the waterfront about his experience playing the famed creator of some of the world’s favourite cartoon characters in A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay about the Death of Walt Disney.   I didn’t like Bambi. In my small,...