THE ELEMENTS WORLD THEATRE
The Elements World Theatre (EWT) is a professional new writing company presenting new ways of looking at old myths, archetypes and cultural conflict.
Our productions often feature cross-cultural collaborations and the merging of diverse art forms and styles of storytelling, poetry, dance and music.
The company has presented new work in local, national and international festivals including the Edinburgh International Festival of Middle-Eastern Spirituality and Peace (MESP), the Biggar Little Festival; the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival; and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
EWT is dedicated to presenting thought provoking, intimate and moving theatre that is sometimes controversial and always as beautiful to see as it is meaningful to experience.
“The Elements World Theatre is an experience as much as a show, though performed with great skill. It’s challenging conventional ideas of theatre and opening up stories and big ideas.” Donald Smith, Director, Scottish Storytelling Centre.
MESSAGES FROM A MENTAL INSTITUTION
Presented in an absurd, surreal style, the play is a humorous multi-layered experience of reality where the boundaries between dreaming and waking life dissolve. “You’re getting all upset about a man who may not even exist and may not even be your husband. But I’m flesh and blood. I exist right here and now, making an offer you can’t refuse.”
This production premiered in the 2014 Dream Up Festival of Theatre for the New City, Off Off Broadway theatre in New York City.
By Lee Gershuny
Directed by Corinne Harris with James Bryce
26-27 Nov 2015, 19:30pm,
Assembly Roxy. 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh EH8 9SU
INVITATION OF NEW YORK’S THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY’S ANNUAL ‘DREAM UP FESTIVAL’
Upon the invitation of New York’s Theater for the New City’s annual Dream Up Festival, the Elements World Theatre has premiered five performances of its latest play, Messages From A Mental Institution in late August 2014.
Lee Gershuny, playwright and Artistic Director of the Elements World Theatre sees her return to her native New York City as “an opportunity to deepen my theatrical roots while recognizing the vital role theatre continues to play in my life.” Read full Press Release.
Autumn 2014 Scottish Tour of “LOCKERBIE: LOST VOICES”
EWT returns to Edinburgh in time to begin their Scotland tour of Lockerbie – Lost Voices by Lee Gershuny, last seen on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2013 at the Netherbow Theatre in the Scottish Storytelling Centre. Check Productions