Curtain Call: The Other Room– Cardiff’s first ‘pub theatre’

The Other Room - Kate, Bizzy, David, Dan

Published on Cardiff AfterDark (14 January 2015)

AfterDark’s Dean Hodge speaks to The Other Room’s Directors Kate Wasserberg and Bizzy Day ahead of the launch of The Other Room next month.

Cardiff is a very exciting place to be right now as anyone lucky enough to live here will testify, with a rise in quality independent music venues and festivals, and the addition of quirky bars, boutique hostels and now the impending launch of the first ever ‘pub theatre’ within the Welsh capital. There seems to be a growing army of creative mavericks forming together to transform the city into a glowing hub for the artistic community.

Scratching away underneath the surface of the capital is a vibrant arts and theatre scene which until now has been criminally overlooked, a view shared by the visionary duo of Kate Wasserberg and Bizzy Day. Hence, they have both set out to launch their very own pub theatre, the first of its kind in Cardiff, teaming up with Dan Porter and David Wilson to give the theatre a home within the hidden gem of a bar that is Porter’s. What started as a small idea has eventually transformed into the soon-to-be-opened venue The Other Room Theatre, which is set to launch this year in Cardiff. Continue reading