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Hastings Theatre Festival Launch 2019

Hastings Fringe is thrilled to announce the launch of the 1st annual Hastings Theatre Festival in 2019. The Festival brings world-class theatre to Hastings and St Leonards on Sea and will take place from the 1 – 7 July in selected venues.

Chicago cast

Celebratory production at Stables opens Friday

On Friday the curtains will open on one of the highlights of the Stables Theatre’s 60th anniversary celebrations, a production by its American exchange partners, Chicago Heights Drama Group. On Sunday a lunch was held to mark the day the theatre opened its doors for the first time in 1959. Publicist Lynda Foy writes, photos by Colin Foy.

Edifice Dance Company : Salome

Edifice Dance Company: Salome

Here is an invitation to a kind of event that is not often seen in our area. The acclaimed Edifice Dance Theatre is bringing to Hastings and Rye their performance of SALOME – a twisted, dark story of rejection, religion, lust and death. In collaboration with Hastings Philharmonic Company, produced by The Cockpit in partnership with St Mary In The Castle – and Bridegpoint in Rye.

Rick Wakeman

What’s HOT at the White Rock

HOT’s Paul Way-Rider takes a look at some of the shows coming up at the White Rock Theatre (WRT) in July and beyond including Rick Wakeman, this years panto Aladdin and more!

Much Ado About Nothing

Three Inch Fools: Much Ado About Nothing

The Three Inch Fools return to St Mary in the Castle on Thursday, 30 May. Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present an inventive take on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, a rip-roaring comedy of quarrels, deceptions and a frustratingly stupid man called Dogberry.

Posted 21:04 Wednesday, May 29, 2019 In: Performance
Revenge is tasty for Sweeney Todd. Rehearsal photo by Peter Mould.

Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd comes to St Mary in the Castle

Renaissance Theatre, now 10 years old, this week presents Stephen Sondheim’s musical Sweeney Todd in a fundraiser for St Michael’s Hospice. General secretary Kim Sutton explains what waits in store.

Posted 10:33 Wednesday, May 15, 2019 In: Performance Tags: , , ,
Complicated family relationships and bee-keeping both feature in Charlotte Jones' play Humble Boy.

New production by Fairlight Players of Humble Boy

Fairlight Players begin a three-day run of Charlotte Jones’ award-winning play Humble Boy on Thursday 9th at Fairlight Village Hall. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:49 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 In: Performance Tags: , , , , ,
My Leonard Cohen

What’s HOT at the White Rock

HOT’s Paul Way-Rider takes a look at some of the shows coming up at the White Rock Theatre (WRT) in May and June – and beyond!

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