Five performers stand facing forward on the corner of a giant black and white chess board. The background is dark but white tables and a white sofa are positioned on the chess board
"a brilliantly constructed and performed piece of theatre."
Exeunt Magazine on Game of Life

We are Potential Difference, a theatre company that tells stories inspired by science, philosophy, and technology.  

We commission and produce new work that bridges divides between science and the arts. 

Our projects often spark from concepts or ideas that have a big impact on our lives and are full of theatrical potential.

We put writers and makers, movers and devisers together with academics and specialists to inspire and inform each other’s practice.

We develop new technology to challenge theatre’s boundaries and to reach new audiences.

in the pipeline: Fragments

Fragments is in development for 2020.

Three archaeologists pore over some excavated shreds of paper in a dusty back office. What do they say? Muse, daughter of Memory and siren of Jazz, is about to arrive and bring these jumbled letters to life… 
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