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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!

Posted 17:12 Friday, Jun 7, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Aladdin Dualers Panto pantomime Rhythm of Dance Rick Wakeman Ronnie Scott's The White Rock Theatre
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: Connie Dodd Renaissance Theatre St Michael’s Hospice Sweeney Todd
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: Carol Ardley Charlotte Jones Fairlight Players Humble Boy Nick Terdre Tom Miller
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!

Posted 15:53 Wednesday, May 1, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Francis Rossi Leonard Cohen Paul Mayhew Archer Ronnie Scott's The Jungle Book The White Rock Theatre Tom Allen Tyson Fury Zoe Lyons
Roman Kosyakov - still from HIPCC Youtube

Women composers to the fore in the Challenge of Change

On Wednesday 1 May at 7.30pm the Kino-Teatr in St Leonards hosts a chamber music concert dedicated to female composers as part of Hastings Philharmonic’s Challenge of Change festival. This features some great musicians, including pianist Roman Kosyakov, winner of the 2018 HIPCC, and Angela Jung, the lead violin of Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra. Will Robertson, cello, and counter-tenor Alex Pullinger make up a very impressive team, writes Chris Cormack.

The Beacon Photo: Judy Dewsbury

Poets and singers in joint celebration of Atatürk

As part of a series of themed events around “The Challenge of Change”, and an 80th anniversary celebration  of Jemal Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of modern Turkey, Hastings Philharmonic Chamber Choir will join poets from the Hastings Stanza group at The Beacon in St Mary’s Terrace on Tuesday 30 April at 7.30 pm for an evening of entertainment in song and verse, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 16:30 Monday, Apr 29, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Atatürk Challenge of Change chamber choir Hastings Philharmonic hastings stanza The Beacon
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White Liars and Black Comedy double bill at the Stables

Starting this Friday 5 April and running through to Saturday 13 April, 

Posted 16:38 Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Black Comedy Comedy drama Hastings Paul Schaffer Stables Theatre White Liars
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