The Marlowe
Stacked!, 2016

Stacked!, 2016

In 2016, our annual community production was performed in our larger space, The Marlowe Theatre, for the first time.

Inspired by both Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales and the events of Operation Stack, Stacked! told the story of a disparate group of people who are stranded in The Canterbury Tales pub, each with a tale to tell, stories which span the globe.

Stacked! featured writing from members of our writers workshop and filled the stage with refugees, nuns and GIs, in settings as diverse as a desert refugee camp, a Second World War dance hall and the pub across the road.

There were also special appearances by a dragon, a camel and some very lost aliens. Stacked! also featured specially composed music and songs.

Stacked! was supported by The Marlowe Theatre Development Trust and the Kobler Trust.

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