Posts Tagged ‘Theatre Why Not’


Brimful Blog: Could you arrange a date for your child?

Monday, September 7th, 2015 by Tricycle

How would you feel about a blind date set up by your dad? As a parent, is there too much pressure in choosing the right person for your child – would you even want to do this?

Check out today’s Brimful Of Asha video blog from Joanna and her dad, who is feeling the pressure when it comes to match making. Ever been on a bad date? The kind that makes you cringe? Well then check out the trailer for A Brimful Of Asha that opens here tomorrow – there’s still time to book!

A Brimful Of Asha, with real life mother and son Asha and Ravi Jain, opens at the Tricycle tomorrow.


Brimful Blog: Matched for life?

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 by Tricycle

Do you think of your family when you chose a partner? Is marriage a joining of two people, or of two whole families? This may be one aspect of relationships where opinions differ across the generations.

Today we’re speaking to Ziadh and his mum about what marriage means: the joining of two families for life. This subject forms the basis for autumn comedy A Brimful Of Asha opening at the Tricycle this month – check out the trailer here.

So why not make a family outing to A Brimful Of Asha, for more heartwarming stories and a jolly good laugh. For more info & to book, click here.


Brimful Blog: Too busy for a hubby?

Monday, August 31st, 2015 by Tricycle

With so much going on in life with studies and working, do you find time for a relationship? Nayani’s mum is keen to see her daughter settled down but Nayani has other ideas.

Ravi & Nayani share a similar position, whereas their mothers are keen to see their spawn married off! Do you experience any family pressure to get married, or settle down? Check out the trailer for A Brimful Of Asha if a difference of opinion between mother and child sounds all too familiar!

A Brimful Of Asha opens next moth, and we still have more heartwarming Brimful Blogs coming up, so check back soon. For more info and to book, click here.


Brimful Blog: Is liking someone more important than loving them?

Monday, August 24th, 2015 by Tricycle

Should it always be fireworks and rose tinted glasses? Or is liking the person you’re in a relationship with just as important, or more important, than loving them?

Theatre Why Not have been speaking to parents and children across their native Canada to find out what makes these relationships so special. Today momma Mary gives daughter Nana some cautious advice on love.

When it comes to marriage Asha Jain could be said to consider love a secondary element! Check out the A Brimful Of Asha trailer to get a flavour of Asha’s opinion on love and marriage.

For more information and to book click here. Be sure to check back soon for the next blog from John and Clara.


Brimful Blog: Find someone who loves you more?

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 by Tricycle

Promo for A Brimful of Asha from Ravi Jain on Vimeo.

Remember one thing: Find someone who loves you more than you love them. Do you agree?

Tiffany and Joseph continue our Brimful Blog series today, with a somewhat cynical look at how to love and avoid getting hurt in a relationship. Should your parents get involved when it comes to choosing a partner? Asha Jain, from autumn comedy A Brimful Of Asha certainly thinks so! Watch the trailer and get a flavour of what it’s like to have Asha as a parent.

In case you missed the first two installments, be sure to go back and check out the Brimful Blogs for Abebe & Layla and Anne & Garrett. For more info on A Brimful Of Asha and to book, click here.


Brimful Blog: Is fear a barrier?

Monday, August 17th, 2015 by Tricycle

How much are our relationships affected by what happened in our parents? Does divorce in the family create a child fearful of relationships?

Theatre Why Not spoke to Anne and Garrett about their relationship as mother and son, and Anne expresses some of her feelings around what divorce and fear can bring to a relationship. This is part of our Brimful Blog series where we speak to real life families about parenting relationships, in the run up to A Brimful Of Asha coming to the Tricycle this September.

For more information and to get a flavour of the mother-son relationship in A Brimful Of Asha, click here to watch the trailer.


Brimful Blog: Do we all marry our Fathers?

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 by Tricycle

What do you look for in a partner? Do the qualities of your parents influence you, consciously or unconsciously?

Over the coming weeks, we will be sharing a series of heartfelt conversations between parent and child in the run up to our autumn family comedy, A Brimful of Asha. A Brimful of Asha sees real life mother and son, Asha and Ravi Jain, take to the stage to share some intimate and hilarious family moments.

Theatre Why Not have been speaking to some parents and children in their home country of Canada, finding out what makes their relationships tick.

First up is a blog from mother and daughter Abebe & Layla. Layla questions whether or not the qualities of her father have influenced her choice of partner. Check back soon for the next Brimful Blog installment.

Click here for more information and to book.