Metta Theatre exists to change the world. Established in 2005 by visionary Director Poppy Burton-Morgan and Motley trained Designer William Reynolds Metta Theatre is at the forefront of new work - with a particular focus on the development of new British musical theatre. Known for combining emotionally powerful performances with imaginative theatricality and striking visual style Metta Theatre is one of the UK’s leading mid-scale touring companies. We commission, develop and create exceptional mid and large scale new musical theatre, plays and operas that represent and celebrate the diversity of our world. Previous partners and collaborators include the Soho Theatre, Southbank Centre, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, Manchester Royal Exchange and York Theatre Royal. Metta were artists in residence at the V&A 2017-2018 and an Associate Company at Exeter Northcott Theatre 2016-2019. Read more on our website here.
Like what we do? SUPPORT US!
In case you hadn't heard, we're actually a charity! Yup, that's right, we're here to change the world. And as you can see above we're punching way above our weight - we're actually rather a small charity, with only limited resources.
Not everyone realises the resources that are needed to make the incredibly ambitious shows that we're known for, shows like Jungle Book, Little Mermaid and now In The Willows. We're incredibly grateful for the amazing support we've received from the likes of Arts Council England, the Foyle Foundation, Royal Victoria Hall Foundation, Awards For All and the Welcome Trust to name a few, but we also rely on the support of our amazing audiences - yes YOU!
This year, we've given ourselves an ambitious target to raise £8,000 in donations to start developing the next big show... We're already doing well, but can you help us make it all the way?!
Thanks so much for your support! And don't forget to GiftAid it So we can claim an extra 20% on top of your donation.
With love, Will & Poppy
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