Liminal Space presented the European premiere of Pumpkin Patch & Newton’s Call by Patrick Gabridge, directed by Prav MJ on 2012 & 2013 as part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival

Pumpkin Patch

27 May 2012 @ Blackstock Triangle (N4/N5, London)

A ten-minute play where a gardener’s passions are pushed to the

extreme in the battle over pumpkins in a community garden.  

Newton’s Call

2013 @ Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

A ten-minute play where two people find love while high up

in a apple tree while watching the world go by.

Cast & Creative

Patrick Gabridge is a US playwright whose plays have been produced in theatres across the States. Besides being a writer, Patrick is also an avid gardener.  Pumpkin Patch & Newton’s Call draw upon his years of experience as a coordinator of community gardens in Boston. 


He also started the 200 Foot Garden, a public "commuter" garden in Brookline, Massachusetts, where volunteers grow vegetables for the community on a formerly unused strip of land. ( This year, he has taken on the challenge of farming, starting the Pen and Pepper Farm in Dracut, Massachusetts.In addition to growing tons of vegetables, he expects to harvest material for quite a few new plays this summer.  (