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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.

Rebecca Wright as Orlando (photo: Ben Guest).

All go at the Stables

It’s all go at the Stables Theatre, which this week sees two performances of Dyad Productions’ gender-bender Orlando. Meanwhile notice of auditions at the end of the month has gone out for John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation. Nick Terdre reports.

New-look gigspanner: Peter Knight, left, Roger Flack, right, with new man Sasha Trochet.

New-look Gigspanner in dazzling form

Entering the transformed Stables.

Curtains open on new-look Stables

To walk into the new, light, open and airy contemporary space that is the foyer of the newly refurbished Stables Theatre and Arts Centre is like taking a breath of fresh air, writes Siobhan O’Hanlon. With its stylish lines and consideration for its public and thespians flowing effortlessly through the building, it is a beautiful sight with a wow factor on a par with the Jerwood Gallery.

Chris Roskell - Things i wouldn't want to see in the sky 4

Chris Roskell marks arrival with Stables show

Renowned abstract artist Chris Roskell has moved to Hastings where he marks his arrival with a show of recent works at the Stables art gallery. Siobhan O’Hanlon went to renew acquaintance with his work.

Posted 16:10 Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 In: Visual Arts Tags: , ,
Fiona Wilson and Alex Hunt.

Ibsen’s skeletons in the cupboard

Henrick Ibsen’s play Ghosts sent shock waves through Victorian high society when it dared to hold up a shattered mirror to conventional ideas of sex, a woman’s place and the one-way traffic which saw men hold cock-sure-sway over society. Ghosts deals with the undercurrents which eat away unseen at the foundations of so-called civil society (in this case infidelity and syphilis) till one day the foundations collapse and reveal the gaping hole that was always there. John Knowles reviews the new production at The Stables Theatre.

Posted 18:03 Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 In: Performance Tags: , , ,
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