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Application Form


PLEASE NOTE: Your completed application is a CONFIRMED request, not a provisional one. We are unable to offer refunds for any unused tickets. Please complete all sections below. See HOW TO BOOK overleaf. Deadline for applications: Friday 23rd September.

• Please complete the application

School: Name of teacher:

Job title:


• Please complete all sections of

the application form, especially contact details including an email address and mobile number.

Postcode: Borough: Email: Fax: Tel:

Ext: Mobile:

Please state the best time of day to reach you:

• Tickets are strictly limited,

May we call you out of school hours? Yes/No Year group(s):

Students on free school meals:


Reason(s) for intended trip: Tickets are limited to 30 pupils per school at ONE of the following productions with a minimum teacher/pupil ratio of 1:10 Number of Pupils ____

Number of Staff ____

and return it by post to TheatreOpeners at the address below, or fax it to 020 7632 4111.

Total ____

Please number your choices as #1, #2, #3 in order of preference.

so we cannot guarantee your application will be successful. Priority will be given to schools new to Mousetrap Theatre Projects and those with a higher percentage of students on free school meals.

Thursday 6th October at 1.45pm __

Thursday 6th October at 7.00pm __

Broken Glass

Wednesday 12th October at 3.00pm __

Wed 2nd November at 3.00pm __

Mamma Mia! The Musical

Monday 17th October at 7.30pm __

Tuesday 18th October at 7.30pm __

The Colored Museum

Wednesday 19th October at 1.30pm __

Interested in INSIGHT 

Some Like It Hip Hop

Thursday 20th October at 7.30pm __

Interested in INSIGHT 

• Your tickets will then be booked

The Wizard of Oz

Tuesday 22nd November at 7.00pm __

Tuesday 29th November at 7.00pm __

The Ladykillers

Tuesday 29th November at 7.45pm __

Wednesday 30th November at 3.00pm __

Beasts and Beauties

Friday 9th December at 1.30pm __

• If you have any further queries,

Tuesday 13th December at 1.30pm __

Interested in INSIGHT 

We offer innovative theatre access, education and audience development programmes to stimulate and inspire young people. At the heart of our work is the desire to open doors to young people who might otherwise consider London’s rich cultural heritage closed to them.

• Schools may only attend one

Under A Foreign Sky


Interested in INSIGHT 

Mousetrap Theatre Projects enables young people with limited resources, access or support to engage with the best of London’s theatre.

production per term, although you may make as many choices as you wish. Following the application deadline, we will confirm whether or not your school has been successful. and an invoice issued. Please do not apply for tickets you cannot use and please check the school calendar carefully in advance.

please contact Katherine Usher on 020 7632 4116 or email

Image from Some Like It Hip Hop at Peacock Theatre. Photography: Ed Miller.

Mousetrap Theatre Projects 23-24 Henrietta Street Covent Garden London WC2E 8ND T: 020 7632 4116 F: 020 7632 4111 E:


Offering schools the best of London’s theatre

Autumn Term 2011

Registered Charity no. 1053434

The Steel Charitable Trust

...inspiring young people

...inspiring young people

TheatreOpeners provides unrivalled access to top London theatre for secondary school pupils for just £7 a ticket. Each production is offered with: n Teacher’s Educational Resource Pack n Question and Answer session with members of the cast and/or production team



Photo: Alex Rumford

This Autumn Term:

“They all enjoyed the experience and got a lot out of it. It highly enthused many of them. The very act of acting in a professional theatre with two super professional actors made it highly educational.” Teacher from St. Philomena’s School, Comedy of Errors Insight session with Propeller, June 2011

Written by Paula B. Stanic Unicorn Theatre presented by Theatre Centre

The Colored Museum with Talawa, Victoria & Albert Museum Wednesday 19th October at 10.30am

Under A Foreign Sky The Unicorn Theatre Thursday 6th October at 10.30am

Broken Glass

Vaudeville Theatre Wednesday 2nd November at 12.30pm

Some Like It Hip Hop with ZooNation Venue and dates dependent – please contact Katherine to discuss in more detail 020 7632 4116

Cost: £75 per school group

Some Like It Hip Hop


Written by Arthur Miller

With a nod to Billy Wilder’s much-loved film and Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Some Like It Hip Hop is dance company ZooNation’s comical tale of love, mistaken identity, cross-dressing and revolution.


Photography: Ed Miller.


London Palladium

Vaudeville Theatre

The story of Philip and Sylvia Gellburg, a New York couple living in Brooklyn in 1938. When Sylvia suddenly becomes paralysed after reading newspaper reports of the terrifying events of Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany, Dr. Harry Hyman is called in. As he gets closer to the source of Sylvia’s troubles, a story of guilt, personal tragedy and love starts to unfold. Starring Anthony Sher and Tara Fitzgerald. n Wednesday 12th October – 3.00pm n Wednesday 2nd November – 3.00pm

Follow the yellow brick road over the rainbow and into The London Palladium for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz. Starring Michael Crawford as The Wizard and Danielle Hope (winner of the BBC’s smash hit Over The Rainbow) as Dorothy. n Tuesday 22nd November – 7.00pm n Tuesday 29th November – 7.00pm



The Ladykillers Adapted by Graham Linehan

Mamma Mia!

Gielgud Theatre

Prince of Wales Theatre

Come to a sunny Greek island paradise and join Sophie as she searches for the father she’s never known, while her mother Donna unexpectedly comes face to face with three men from her distant romantic past! Inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA’s greatest hits. n Monday 17th October – 7.30pm n Tuesday 18th October – 7.30pm


Posing as amateur musicians, Professor Marcus and his gang rent rooms in the lopsided house of sweet but strict Mrs Wilberforce. The villains’ plot involves her unwittingly in Marcus’ brilliantly conceived heist job. With only her parrot, General Gordon, to help her, Mrs W. is alone with five desperate men. n Tuesday 29th November - 7.45pm n Wednesday 30th November - 3.00pm

Beasts & Beauties


The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum

Passionate and personal, The Colored Museum simultaneously celebrates, satirises and subverts the African-American legacy. Taking place in a cultural museum, the 11 living ‘exhibits’ explore African-American identity in an exhibition of stereotypes, confronting history and clichés with gutsy humour. n Wednesday 19th October – 1.00pm n Thursday 20th October – 7.30pm

The Wizard of Oz


The Colored Museum Written by George C. Wolfe


Peacock Theatre

Three young immigrants have made the journey to Britain for a new start. Bojan, nineteen, keen to be the next big chef, is ready to make a mark in his new world. Drina, fourteen, struggles in a new land, a video camera connecting her to a place she once called home. Twelve-year old Ibi arrives and swallowed up by the city, simply disappears. Under A Foreign Sky asks what happens to young migrants when they look to start again. n Thursday 6th October – 1.45pm n Thursday 6th October – 7.00pm

Broken Glass These 90-minute sessions are designed as participatory master classes, facilitated by key members of the company and creative team and offer a first-hand insight into the creative choices made in staging the theatre production.

Propeller’s Comedy of Errors Insight session, at The Hampstead Theatre

Under A Foreign Sky


Retold by Carol Ann Duffy

Hampstead Theatre

© Art Direction: Evewright, Photography: Lyndon Douglas.


Grisly and gruesome, hilarious and hair-raisingly funny, Hampstead Theatre’s festive treat brings you Brothers Grimm and European fairy tales to make you laugh with delight and shiver with glee. Beasts and Beauties is ultimately a show about the roots of theatre itself, the timeless art of telling stories and doing so as simply and beautifully as possible. n Friday 9th December - 1.30pm n Tuesday 13th December - 1.30pm


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