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Help Icarus Soar!

Icarus Theatre Collective receives no regular public funding.

Arts Council England recently supported our productions of Othello and Hedda Gabler and your help can show them that we are growing from their support and help us gain further funding in the future.

At the moment, we rely on ticket sales and donations from our friends to help us present high-quality theatre. We would appreciate any amount of support big or small.

If you would like to donate at any level, please take a look at our different reward schemes below. These packages start from donations of £100 but we are so grateful for any amount. Donations can be managed through PayPal so you just need to click on any of the PayPal links below and enter the amount you wish to donate. And then sit back and wait for the gratitude to come flowing in!

 

100 or more: Walk with us.

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  • An invitation to Press Night and after-show party where you can meet the cast, Associated Artists, and other Patrons of Icarus - refreshments provided!
  • An exclusive newsletter giving advanced information on Icarus's activities.
  • Your name in every programme and on the Icarus website.
  • Inclusion on our free mailing list.

£250 or more: Fly with us.

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  • An invitation to Press Night and after-show party where you can meet the cast, Associated Artists, and other Patrons of Icarus - refreshments provided!
  • An exclusive newsletter giving advanced information on Icarus's activities.
  • Your name in every programme and on the Icarus website.
  • Inclusion on our free mailing list.
  • An invitation for yourself and a guest to Press Night and after-show party where you can meet the cast, Associated Artists, and other Patrons of Icarus - refreshments provided!
  • Free tickets and advance booking of two additional tickets for each production.

£500 or more: Touch the sun!

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  • An invitation to Press Night and after-show party where you can meet the cast, Associated Artists, and other Patrons of Icarus - refreshments provided!
  • An exclusive newsletter giving advanced information on Icarus's activities.
  • Your name in every programme and on the Icarus website.
  • Inclusion on our free mailing list.
  • Access for four to Press Night and after-show party where you can meet the cast, Associated Artists, and other Patrons of Icarus - refreshments provided!
  • Free tickets and advance booking of six additional tickets for each production.
  • Listing in the main page of the programme for every show.
  • £500 voucher towards rehearsal space at our new venue or hire of our vans.


Always be sure to include your email, phone number, and address.

By donating you are confirming that you want to make your donation go further by allowing us to claim gift aid. This doesn't affect you at all. If you do not pay Inland Revenue tax on your income for this year of at least 25% of your donation, please let us know.


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Icarus Theatre Collective
4, Ivor Court
209 Gloucester Place
London
NW1 6BJ

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The Lesson by Eugène Ionesco

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starstarstarstarstarCurierul National

starstarstarstarstarRealitatea.net

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

starstarstarstar or better
in 15 of 17 reviews

Out of all productions with a star rating in the last 3 years:

starstarstarstar or better
in 36 of 45 reviews

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"Max Lewendel's production succeeds by the strength of its acting and the steadily increasing tension."

Jeremy Kingston, The Times

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The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"Directed so specifically that the beast of chaos that charges through Ionesco's work like his own rhinoceros is safely routed through the play."

Rebecca Banks, Ham & High

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The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"A daring production by an energetic new company, the London-based Icarus Theatre Collective, it pulls no punches in its visceral pursuit of pure absurdism."

Daniel Lombard,
South Wales Argus

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The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

Premiul special al juriului
Special Jury Prize:
Cash prize from Romania

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

Premiul pentru cea mai buna actrita ín rol principal
Best Actress in a Leading
Role: Amy Loughton

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"Scarlet, a wild 12-year-old, like a coyote bitch on heat".

John Thaxter, What's On

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Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

starstarstarstarstarRemotegoat
starstarstarstarstarCarrick Biz
starstarstarstarstarStage, Screen, & the Mystique
starstarstarstarThree Weeks

Journey's End
by R.C. Sherriff

starstarstarstarThe Times

starstarstarstarThe Scotsman
starstarstarstarManchester Eve News

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

With sword, axe, spear and bare fist fighting it is an impressively energetic and dynamic production.

Victoria Claringbold, Remotegoat

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The Trials of Galileo
by Nic Young

Icarus Theatre fly into London on waxen wings, which, after this compelling production, show no sign of melting any time soon.

Edwin Reis, Remotegoat

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Spring Awakening
by Frank Wedekind

Nigh-on Faultless. The cast are, one and all, magnificent.

Roderic Dunnett, Behind the Arras

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Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

"Max Lewendel's production is fast-paced and pulls the audience straight in... Outstanding".

Von Magdalena Marek, Newsline

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

"Particularly haunting is the piece because of the use of music and sounds, designed by Theo Holloway. The effect is outstanding".

Von Magdalena Marek, Newsline

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

"Max Lewendel's production is fast-paced and pulls the audience straight in... Outstanding".

Von Magdalena Marek, Newsline

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare

"The play explodes into action with a high-powered fight sequence using real swords, axes and spears that superbly captured the intensity of battle".

Robin Strapp, British Theatre Guide

Journey's End
by R.C. Sherriff

"A powerfully emotive production."

Julie Watterston, The Stage

Albert's Boy
by James Graham

"Theatre at its best."

Aleks Sierz, The Stage

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"The five-member cast fill the dim confines of the theatre like a desert storm".

Le Roux Schoeman,
Church of England Newsletter

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"This sexy, steamy drama really hits home, especially after delivering the scorpion sting in its tail".

Philip Fisher,
British Theatre Guide

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"Comedy, tragedy, fear, mystery, sex, violence, disturbance: The Lesson has them all".

Eleanor Weber,
Raddest Right Now

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"It is impossible not to enjoy Icarus Theatre Collective’s production of Ionesco’s one-act play".

The Stage

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"The cast navigates the perilous emotional terrain with aplomb".

Visit London (Totally London)

Coyote Ugly by Lynn Siefert

"Sizzling bursts of desire and hate among the North American sands".

Timothy Ramsden,
Reviews Gate

Albert's Boy
by James Graham

"Extraordinary...
Victor Spinetti is outstanding."

Cheryl Freedman,
What's On in London

Albert's Boy
by James Graham

"A beautifully crafted piece."

Joanna Bacon,
Rogues & Vagabonds

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"The Icarus Theatre collective's production of Eugène Ionesco's absurdist masterpiece is brilliant. A fast-paced, sixty-five minute screaming journey from a bare classroom into utter chaos."

Kevin Hurst, Extra! Extra!

Many Roads to Paradise
by Stewart Permutt

"You would pay a lot of money in the West End for a class act like this, so why not pop along to the Finborough and find out what great nights are made of."

Gene David Kirk,
UK Theatre Web

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The Time of Your Life
William Saroyan

"Book as soon as possible!"

-Claire Ingrams,
Rogues & Vagabonds

The Time of Your Life
William Saroyan

"This is the kind of consoling play we need right now."

-Jane Edwardes, Time Out

Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare

"A rollercoaster rendering of the play that dragged the audience on a fast-paced soul-stirring ride for two heart-rending hours."

Team Locals

Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare

"An excellent take on a globally-renowned tale of true love."

Take on the Road by Lauren Razavi

Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare

"Props to Icarus Theatre Collective for putting on such a fantastic show."

 

Team Locals

Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare

"A fresh and invigorating version of this time-honoured romantic tragedy."

Darlington & Stockton Times - Christina McIntyre

The Time of Your Life
William Saroyan

"Fine performances from the 26-strong cast."

-Michael Billington, The Guardian

The Lesson Eugène Ionesco

"You can reach out and touch the emotional atmosphere."

-Julienne Banister,
Rogues & Vagabonds


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