JB Shorts at 53two

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
JB Shorts at 53two
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JB Shorts at 53two, 3 — 14 October 2023 Tickets from £12.00 — Book now

A brand new edition of JB Shorts returns to entertain and showcase some of the region’s most well-established and talented performers and scriptwriters.

JB Shorts has earned its status as a highlight of Manchester’s theatrical landscape. Performed beneath the atmospheric arches of 53two, the night is essentially a festival of six new short plays (each no longer than 15 minutes) penned by top TV writers and shaped by professional directors and actors from across Greater Manchester.

The evening offers nuggets of comedy gold and top-notch drama for everyone.

At this edition of JB Shorts you’ll see Chippy Tea by Ella Greenhill, a witty short exploring how a chance meeting with the most unlikely person can change your life trajectory for the better; Hollyoaks writer Jayshree Patel’s Conscious Uncoupling centres around two couples, bringing a story of love and hate, while Peter Kerry and James Quinn join forces to present UnAmerican, an entertaining tale of two writers in 1950s Hollywood. The entertainment line-up is completed by writer Lindsay Williams’ What’s Your Poison, Death by Misadventure by Diane Whitley and The Before and The After by Peter Bowker.

See six new short plays performed in the atmospheric arches of 53two.

Established in 2009, JB Shorts has a sterling reputation. Brillant and wholly satisfying, the evening offers nuggets of comedy gold and top-notch drama for everyone – sure to send you off with a spring in your step for a night out in town or home in time for your supper.

The performance on Tuesday 10 October will be BSL interpreted.

JB Shorts at 53two, 3 — 14 October 2023 Tickets from £12.00 Book now

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