Author Archives for Toby Park


April 23, 2019 8:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Just announced: Joint Artistic Director Petra Massey is heading to Las Vegas for a year from this September, on loan from Spymonkey as host of Spiegelworld’s new Atomic Saloon Show at the Venetian Hotel on the Strip. The show is directed by Cal McCrystal, and will also have an inaugural run at Edinburgh Festival this August. Spiegelworld says: “Blazing Saddles”... View Article


March 16, 2019 3:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We can finally announce the news that has been burning a hole in our pockets for a while now. Cooped is headed to the USA! We will be rebranding the show for the USA as Spymonkey’s HYSTERIA, performing an extended 7-week run at the Straz Center Tampa, Florida, 17th Sept – 3rd Nov 2019. The show forms part of the... View Article

UK Workshops

February 18, 2019 6:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

These are the UK workshops we have coming up: 23 MARCH 1-DAY LONDON COMEDY MASTERCLASS With Cal McCrystal & Spymonkey more info 30-31 MARCH NATIONAL THEATRE, SOUTHBANK LONDON Creative Development for 16-21 year olds with Petra Massey & Toby Park more info 29 APRIL – 3 MAY LONDON Music in Clown & Comedy with Toby Park more info

International Workshops in 2019

February 18, 2019 6:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We are holding a number of international workshops over the next few months: 30-31 MARCH AUSTIN TEXAS Intro to Clown with Aitor Basauri more info 5-7 APRIL DALLAS TEXAS Intro to Clown with Aitor Basaauri contact 9-13 APRIL NEW YORK Clown Masterclass with Aitor Basauri contact 15-19 APRIL TORONTO Clown Masterclass with Aitor Basauri more info 1-6 JULY... View Article

London Music & Clown Workshop

February 18, 2019 6:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We’ve just announced the next of our London workshops: Music in Clown & Comedy 29th April – 5th May 2019 A 5-day workshop at Toynbee Studios London More information, including full details of how to apply, on the event page here. UPDATE – 28th March: This workshop is full and is now WAITING LIST ONLY To be put on the... View Article

COOPED flies again

February 13, 2019 12:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This year we celebrate our 20th anniversary as a company! We hope you will join us at one of the limited British dates we are announcing today of Cooped, the deliciously demented take on the pulp gothic romance that we created with writer/director Cal McCrystal way back in 2001: Hitchcock’s Rebecca meets The Pink Panther. The show remains our most... View Article

Christmas Carol reviews are in!

December 20, 2018 4:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

…and they are rocking! ★★★★ The Times “Emotionally true to the spirit of the redemptive tale, yet its zany approach is original and refreshingly free from sugary sentiment. “Feel you’ve digested this story over so many Christmases past that it has become as unappetising as Brussels sprouts? Then prepare for a treat. This inventively unhinged take on the seasonal favourite... View Article