The Mayhem Returns!

Tiny Mayhem is a contemporary performance series produced in partnership with NHTP Company Artist Emily Karel. Originally produced at the Red Door, in Portsmouth NH in the summer of 2015, the events are an eclectic assortment of theatre, dance, music and drinks curated to create a one-of-a-kind night. 

As well as being a night for audiences to experience something a little different, Tiny Mayhem helps makers in all disciplines, find collaborators and space to explore new performative work. The evening of short performances will be presented online.

Tiny Mayhem has found a new home at New Hampshire Theatre Project and it’s first event will take place on Friday, December 11th at 8pm. Check out this link to purchase tickets!

The line up includes:

NUT FREE: a short play by Amy Desrosiers with Katie Juster, Brett Reis & Kathleen Somssich
HARD TIMES: dance film by Anthony Bounphakhom & Sarah Duclos
HARD LESSONS: a short play by Adam LaFramboise with Katie Gall
TIME IS NOT: animation by Sam Paolini with Sylvea Suydam & Andrew Paolini
THE NOSE: a monologue by Stephanie Lazenby
GRAVITY OF NOW: poetry by Mike Nelson with animation by Catherine Stewart
IF UP’S THE WORD: music by Jonny Peiffer, Zach Lange, and Mike Effenberger, words by e.e.cummings. 

And special guest host Michael Towle as Clive Tenderly. You may remember Michael as Sir Guy in SHERWOOD: The Adventures of Robin Hood during our 2019 – 2020 MainStage Season. 

The showcase of new performance work by emerging and established makers will include NHTP Company Artists and individuals selected from an Open Call for Work.  The Open Call runs October 14th through May 2nd 11.59pm  (EST). Please submit your work through this form.  If you have questions about your submission, or the Tiny Mayhem please contact NHTP’s Artistic Director, Catherine Stewart through this link. 

Tiny Mayhem will occur throughout the year, with dates scheduled February 12 (Theme: Date Night), April 23 (Theme: Odd One Out)  and June 11, 2021 (Theme: Did I Say That?).

Tiny Mayhem is part of New Hampshire Theatre Projects’s 2020 – 2021 Season, which includes brand new one-person shows as part of SoloStage, virtual playreadings, and the premiere of our new devised play We Don’t Know What This Is Yet. Check out the rest of our season for information about purchasing tickets and ways to get involved!