1927 is a multi-award winning London-based performance company that specialises in combining performance and live music with handcrafted animation to create magical filmic performance. Working across theatre, opera and music 1927 creates work of ambition and scale for audiences in London, the UK & across the globe.
Theatre Productions include Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, The Animals and Children Took to the Streets and Golem. 1927 commission, co-production and development partners have included Young Vic, Salzburg Festival, Theatre de la Ville Paris, Sydney Opera House, Chekhov Festival Moscow, Malthouse Theatre Melbourne and Battersea Arts Centre. Music and Opera productions include The Krazy Kat Project created in collaboration with Ensemble Musikfabrik and The Magic Flute, co-created with Komische Opera Berlin, with new productions licensed to LA Opera, Minnesota Opera, Teatro Real Madrid, Deutsche Opera am Rhein, Finnish National Opera and Polish National Opera.
In London 1927's shows have been presented at venues including National Theatre and Young Vic and in 2015, 1927 had its first West End transfer. 1927 regularly tours across the UK and internationally, with its work having been seen to date by over 500,000 people in 34 countries, across 5 continents.
Awards for 1927 productions include Peter Brook Empty Space, Herald Angel, Fringe First, Arches Brick, Carol Tamber, Total Theatre, Off West End, Knights of Illumination, Critics Circle and OperaWorld Awards alongside nominations for Evening Standard, New York Drama Desk and SkyArts Southbank Show Awards.
1927 is currently touring Golem across the UK and internationally; creating a Stravinsky ballet & Ravel opera for premiere in Berlin in January 2017 and is in the early stages of developing new works for premiere in 2019. Based in London, 1927 is a Young Vic Associate Company and Resident Artists at Stratford Circus.