Spoken Word: Joygernaut

Thursday 27th February, 8pm
Running time: 70 mins
Tickets: £10 / concessions £8
Ages: 15+

Joygernaut incorporates eighteen months of research into the psychology, sociology and biology of kindness, along with stories of kindness gathered from across the country.

This unique spoken word play uses physical theatre, comedy and even origami to explore how individual acts of kindness and cruelty can gain momentum over time, offering an alternative outlook on the pursuit of happiness.

Click here to take the kindness survey yourself, and to watch original commissions on the subject of kindness from award-winning writers.

Frozen Snow Queen
Joygernaut / Photo: Canada Water Theatre

Pre/Post Show Events

Open mic sessions will take place in the café before this show, from 6.45pm. Led by poet Tyrone Lewis.

  • Joygernaut
  • Thursday 27th February, 8pm
  • Running time: 70 mins
  • Tickets: £10 / concessions £8
  • Ages: 15+


  • 3 for 2 across the season. The promotion applies when you book at least one ticket for three separate shows or more.
  • Bookable via. phone or in person only. Contact the Box Office on 020 8692 4446 for more information.

Canada Water Theatre and Library

Canada Water Culture Space manage an intimate 150 seat theatre showcasing the best in new work, comedy, contemporary theatre, dance and music. Located on the ground floor of the Canada Water Library, the Canada Water Theatre is programmed by the Albany in partnership with Southwark Council.

Canada Water Culture Café

Enjoy a warm welcome in our family-friendly Café, overlooking the water. Indulge in a tempting toastie, a freshly prepared salad, or a great coffee or tea made to your liking with a delicious cake. Coming to see a show? We have a range of snacks, wine, beers and other drinks to accompany your evening’s entertainment, pre and post show. Evening opening is line with our performance and events schedule.

How to get there

Canada Water Theatre is situated directly above Canada Water station.

Underground/Overground: Canada Water (Jubilee line)
Bus: 1, 47, 188, 199, 225, 381, C10 and P12

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