Eastern Eye ACTA's - Arts Culture and Theatre Awards

Finalist for 2 Eastern Eye Arts, Theatre and Culture awards.

Eastern Eye ACTA's - Arts Culture and Theatre Awards

Phizzical Productions are thrilled to share the incredible journey of our stage production 10 Nights, written by the talented Shahid Iqbal Khan and brought to life by director Sâmir Bhamra. This powerful Olivier award play recently garnered significant recognition at the prestigious Eastern Eye Arts, Theatre and Culture Awards , where it was a finalist in two notable categories: Best Stage Production and Best Director.

The Eastern Eye ACTA’s are known for celebrating the best in arts, culture, and theatre, provided a wonderful platform for us to showcase our work alongside some of the finest talents in the industry. Being nominated itself is a remarkable achievement, and we are proud of the dedication and hard work that our entire team put into making 10 Nights a success.

About 10 Nights

10 Nights is a captivating play that delves into themes of self-discovery, faith, and personal transformation. The narrative follows the protagonist’s journey through ten nights of spiritual exploration, offering audiences a profound and moving experience. Shahid Iqbal Khan’s writing beautifully captures the emotional depth and complexity of the character’s journey, making it a standout production in contemporary theatre.

For more information about the play, visit Phizzical Productions’ official page on “10 Nights”.

Our Journey at the ACTA Awards

  1. Best Stage ProductionThe nomination for Best Stage Production is a testament to the collective effort of our cast and crew, who poured their hearts into every performance. Their unwavering commitment to bringing Shahid Iqbal Khan’s vision to life on stage has been inspiring. Each element, set design, lighting, sound design, costume and Azan Ahmed’s visceral heart-awakening performance, played a crucial role in creating an immersive experience.
  2. Best Director for Sâmir BhamraWe are also immensely proud of our director, Sâmir Bhamra, who was nominated for Best Director. His visionary leadership and creative direction were instrumental in shaping the play’s narrative and bringing out the best in our actors. Sâmir’s ability to weave together the emotional and thematic elements of the script with such finesse made 10 Nights a truly memorable production.

The Significance of the Nominations

Being finalists in these categories highlights the artistic excellence of 10 Nights and underscores the importance of diverse voices and stories in the arts. The recognition from the Eastern Eye ACTA Awards motivates us to continue pushing boundaries and exploring new narratives that resonate with audiences from all walks of life.

Looking Ahead

As we celebrate this milestone, we are excited about the future and the opportunities that lie ahead. We remain committed to producing high-quality, impactful theatre that challenges perceptions and inspires audiences. The recognition from the Eastern Eye ACTAs is a stepping stone in our journey, and we look forward to bringing 10 Nights to more audiences in 2025.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us along the way, from our dedicated team to our enthusiastic audiences. Your support fuels our passion for theatre and storytelling.

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