Preview: The Theatre Brothel, Northern Stage, tomorrow until Friday

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GREYSCALE presents Theatre Brothel, a new way of experiencing performance.

Audience members are invited to state their theatrical preferences to the performing company and have an evening tailor made via different shows and spaces throughout the venue, with up to six complete performances lasting an hour or less to choose from.

Each audience member will be offered a bespoke journey of the two shows which meet the experience they are looking for.

Greyscale will be presenting three of their own productions: Tonight Sean Campion Will Lecture Dance and Box, A Prayer and What Would Judas Do? based on an original Idea by Stewart Lee.

The company will also present two world premieres: Harmless Creatures and Rhetoric.

In addition to Greyscale-produced work Theatre Brothel also presents a range of work programmed and commissioned from visiting artists, including young poet Inua Ellams, whose 14th Tale recently ran at the NT’s Cottesloe, Pin the Tale, Gary Kitching, Abigail Moffat and Faye Draper, Tom Wells, Made In China, and Rash Dash.

During its run Theatre Brothel will take over the host building, utilising formal and informal performance spaces, offering audiences the opportunity to explore unseen areas of the theatre and visit several times without seeing the same work twice.

Greyscale was formed by a group of established directors, writers, actors, and designers to explore the fringes and gaps in-between the ways they work.

Their trademark style is powerfully live, carefully structured original, interactive and anarchic, for a modern audience “bored of being bored”.

Tickets are £12. Tel. 230 5151 or visit