• Fool's Gold - A Rehearsed Reading

  • Stage


  • £5.00


  • 120

Join us for this script in hand rehearsed reading of Fool's Gold by Lancaster Playwriting Prize 2023 winner Matthew Gabrielli

FOOL’S GOLD is a social-magical-realist comedy about economics, family and how thinking differently can change the world.

The story of two sisters trying to make ends meet, whilst Kat works at a PayDay Loan Company, her dyspraxic sister Phoebe is trying to discover the ancient science of alchemy and turn lead into gold. One day she succeeds and their lives are changed forever. 

Matthew Gabrielli is an award-winning neurodivergent writer for stage, screen and funding applications. He describes his work as telling tales and having adventures. He’s interested in speculative fiction, weird tales and folklore. He loves these genres because they are big populace dramas driven by ideas. 

His debut play ZOMBIEGATE premiered at Theatre 503 in November 2022, Matthew was nominated for an Offie for Most Promising Playwright and the play was a winner of Theatre Royal Haymarket’s Pitch Your Play. In 2021 he created the immersive theatre experience THE LAPWORTH EXPERIMENT inside the Lapworth Museum of Geology. 

This event will have a BSL Interpreter present for those with impaired hearing.

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