Print Room (theatre)

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The Print Room
The Print Room.jpg
Address The Coronet,
103 Notting Hill Gate, London,
W11 3LB
London
United Kingdom
Type Registered charity
Opened September 2010 (2010-09)
Website
www.the-print-room.org

The Print Room is a fringe theatre located in the old Coronet Cinema in London, England. The company was founded in Westbourne Grove, West London, and opened in September 2010.[1] It produces a programme of theatre, art, dance and music events.[2] The theatre is run by artistic director Anda Winters.[3]

The theatre began in a converted 1950s warehouse which had served as a graphic design workshop in Westbourne Grove. The venue had two spaces: an 80-seater studio, which it used for its larger productions, and a 40-seater space for smaller theatre pieces, play readings and art exhibitions.

In July 2014, it was announced that the Print Room was taking over the Coronet Cinema in Notting Hill Gate as its new home.[4]

The Print Room operates in the Coronet using the 180-seat main auditorium, and a smaller, 100-seat studio space.[5]

The Print Room stages lesser-known work by classic authors such as T.S Eliot, Arthur Miller and Harold Pinter, and new works by contemporary dramatists such as Brian Friel and Will Eno.[6]

Productions[edit]

On the 19th January 2017 a protest was held outside the theatre in a row over white actors playing characters with Chinese names. Hundreds of protesters accused The Print Room of yellow face casting for its production of Howard Barker's play In The Depths of Love.

Awards & nominations[edit]

  • Peter Brook Empty Space Award Nominee 2011 [12]
  • Off West End Award for Best Set Designer 2012, for Kingdom of Earth, won by Ruth Sutcliffe [13]
  • Off West End Award for Best Sound Designer 2012, for Snake in The Grass, won by Neil Alexander [13]
  • Off West End Award for Best Production 2013, for Uncle Vanya [14]

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