Travel across Europe in one exhilarating night
A triple bill from three countries: theatre, dance & circus
“It is difficult to imagine a more enjoyable and rewarding night out” – ***** What’s On Stage
BEST of BE FESTIVAL is an annual tour of the UK showcasing some of the festival’s favourite shows. The festival takes place every June in Birmingham and lasts for a week featuring a daring and innovative programme of theatre, dance, circus, live music, DJs, visual arts, talks and workshops.
Some theatres provide the opportunity to take part in workshops with the artist. Check with your local theatre for information.
Includes interval (20 mins) / Age guidance 14+
#sobrejulieta by Grumelot (Spain)
ACT Festival – Best performer
A humorous and honest one-woman show about love, chemistry and excess which sees Carlota Gaviño try to win hearts in this stripped-back take on Romeo and Juliet.
#sobrejulieta is performed in English and some Spanish, with accompanying surtitles
The Whistle by Squarehead Productions (Ireland)
BE FESTIVAL – Special mention
The Whistle is packed with deft circus skills and invites spectators to determine what they watch, prompting their eyes to open and close.
Beating Quintetto by TIDA (Italy)
BE FESTIVAL – 1st prize
A razor sharp and interactive comedy, dance and physical theatre piece that packs a serious punch dealing with the realities of shoestring budget entertainment.
This tour is possible thanks to the support of: