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20 Jun 2016

Bouncers

8pm, August 9-13 John Godber’s Bouncers [1990s re-mix] tells the tale of a typical night out on the town as seen through the eyes of four bouncers. Come and see the antics of the raucous lads and gorgeous gals on a Friday night as the booze is downed and the music pulsates. This will be a ‘Night to Remember’.   Director: David Carr Cast: Lucky Eric – Rob Tavernier Judd – Michael Marsden Ralph – Jake Mills Les – Ralph Paulett Running time: […]

16 Jun 2016

Group-Rate (Family Ticket) Trial for Family-Friendly Shows

This summer we are trialling group-rate (or Family ticket) for family-friendly shows held in the Main Hall at Stanley Halls. We hope that this will make it somewhat cheaper for families to come and enjoy selected shows, and because everybody loves a full house! The group-rate ticket admits a group of 4, where at least 2 members of that group would normally be eligible for a concession rate. Concession tickets may be purchased for under 16s, full-time students, senior citizens and the […]

09 Jun 2016

I Am A Camera : An Interview with Lisa Thomas

We talk with Lisa Thomas, director of next week’s production I Am A Camera and find out more about the play which inspired the musical Cabaret. Tell me more about the play? In the late 1920s and early 1930s, Christopher Isherwood was living in Berlin. He later wrote several short novels inspired by the people he encountered there. I Am a Camera is based primarily on Goodbye to Berlin and Sally Bowles, and the novels and the play eventually formed […]

07 Jun 2016

Casting Announcement: Jesus Christ Superstar

Bryon Fear, Gerard Johnson and Anna Callender (director, musical director and choreographer) are thrilled to announce their cast for this year’s musical Jesus Christ Superstar. “Casting a big show is never an easy process and those involved will know that the auditions for Jesus Christ Superstar was a lengthy process and we thank everyone who auditioned and have been so patient. We were blessed with some extraordinary talent and we can now reveal our splendid cast. We are thrilled that so many members […]

06 Jun 2016

Casting Announcement: Meet the Bouncers

David Carr, director of Bouncers is thrilled to announce his cast for John Godber’s much-loved and iconic play. SLT welcomes two new members Jake and Ralph to the company. Lucky Eric – Rob Tavernier Judd – Michael Marsden Ralph – Jake Mills Les – Ralph Paulett The show runs from August 9-13. Rehearsals begin on June 19th.

05 Jun 2016

Around the World in Eighty Days

8pm, July 19-23 A Mr. P Fogg, an honest-looking, well-turned out chap with good teeth is being pursued by detective Fix of Scotland Yard, who thinks that Fogg is the mastermind behind a recent bank robbery. A mad-cap adventure which quickly moves along on a succession of locomotives, steamers, and hilarity. Directed by: Mark Ireson Cast: Mr Phileas Fogg – Naomi Liddle Passepartout – Audrey Lindsay Fix of the Yard – Christopher Vian-Smith

31 May 2016

The SLT Monthly Social – June

Our next monthly social will be on Tuesday, June 21 from 7.30pm. We have decided to visit different establishments in West Norwood each month, particularly those that have supported us over the years and our June social will be back at The Hope in West Norwood. Come and join us and catch up with old friends (or meet us if you’re a non member) and see who needs help on upcoming productions and generally setting the world to rights over a beer or a glass of […]

20 May 2016

Building Project News: Your Theatre Needs You

As those of you who attended the AGM last night will know, late on Wednesday 18 May we received some very unwelcome news that has hit the progress of our rebuild. When the building work was originally tendered all the prospective contractors came in above our budget. In February the Heritage Lottery Fund agreed to increase our grant, and our project team started to negotiate with William Anelay, the specialist builders who had come closest to that budget. These negotiations […]

20 May 2016

Many Moons : An Interview with Jason Salmon

First-time director Jason Salmon talks about directing Alice Birch’s challenging and affecting Many Moons. This isn’t a very well-known play – what made you decide to direct it? I chose this play because of the way it’s written and how I felt after reading it. The content is very challenging, yet because of how each character is developed and deals with it, I was hooked until the end. Each of the characters is very real and very honest, and despite what […]

11 May 2016

Two Into One: First Night Reactions

Our production of Ray Cooney’s hilarious bedroom farce got off to a flying start last night … First night audience had this to say: “An excellent first night. Great fun with lots of laugh out loud moments. Get down to Norwood Junction and treat yourselves to a fun night out.” “What to say about Two Into One? ….. Hilarious. That is what to say. Saw it tonight and we were all in fits of hysterics. If you fancy an evening […]