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05 Jan 2020

Vampir

October 27 – 31, 2020 Running time: 75 minutes A creature invented in folklore, given credence by religion and celebrated in the arts, emerges from the twisted shadows of a world struck with a fear as primal and as ancient as the myth itself. Dark and physical, Vampir is an exploration of the enduring appeal of the vampire, of sexuality and the true meaning of monster.   Director: Bryon Fear Music: Gerard Johnson Cast: Anna Rubincam Bibi Sabina Spaans Chaz […]

05 Jan 2020

Do Not Disturb

March 17 – 21, 2020 Running time: Two hours including interval Ten years after the end of their affair in New York, two lovers meet in a hotel room far from their homes. Both are now married, both have children and both have been wondering about the road not taken. What starts as a casual catch-up turns quickly into perhaps the most significant moment of their lives.   Director: Martin Copland-Gray Cast: Lindy – Laarni Cornista-Hollebon Adam – Adrian Giribon

04 Jan 2020

Casting Announcement: Do Not Disturb

Martin Copland-Gray announces his cast for Do Not Disturb by Michael Weller, an intimate two-hander exploring an encounter between two former lovers, opening in March. “Do Not Disturb is a 2002 play from Brooklyn-based playwright Michael Weller, writer of Moonchildren and Loose Ends. The play is part of a marriage trilogy entitled Loving, Longing, Leaving and charts the lives of three intersecting couples. Do Not Disturb focuses on one of the couples, Lindy & Adam who had an affair whilst […]

01 Jan 2020

Autumn/Winter 2020 Submissions Now Open!

Submissions deadline: Midnight 31 January, 2020 Submission time is here!!!!! The NEW Submission period is now open until midnight 31 January for the 2020 Autumn/Winter season performance dates which take place between September 2020 and February 2021. Submissions are also welcome for 2021 Spring/Summer season if the production needs the additional time or planning. We welcome submissions with as wide a range as possible; we would like to see a mix of comedies, classics, dramas, musicals and contemporary plays … so […]

26 Dec 2019

Good

March 3 – 7, 2020 Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes including interval What makes a good man? It’s a question John Halder asks himself – it is something he believes himself to be. But this is 1930s Germany and the choices a person makes may be the difference between good and profound evil. A brilliant fable on morality in a turbulent time. Director: Lisa Thomas Cast: John Halder – Nick Howard Maurice – Alex Watts Freddie – Mitchell Labiak […]

20 Dec 2019

Casting Announcement: Good

Lisa Thomas announces her cast for the much-lauded 20th century play Good by CP Taylor, set in 1930s Germany, opening in early March. “Cecil (C P) Taylor, a Glaswegian and Jewish socialist and playwright, wrote Good in 1980, 35 years after the end of World War II. It was his own attempt to try to explain how apparently reasonable, rational Germans became caught up in Nazism and contributed knowingly to its attendant horrors. He described his play as a ‘comedy with […]

19 Dec 2019

2019 Christmas Eve at SLT

‘Christmas time, mistletoe and wine, Members singing, any old rhymes …. It’s that time of year and we know that not everyone goes away for Christmas and so in fine SLT tradition the bar will be open for members and their guests. Barry and Naomi repeat last year’s sterling effort and will be serving drinks and festive snacks to tempt you away from last minute shopping, present wrapping and all manner of solitary Christmas chores that quite frankly can wait […]

17 Dec 2019

Festive Sing Along

3pm Sunday December 22, 2020 At our last Sunday Social before Christmas Member Gerard Johnson will be leading an afternoon of festive song in the foyer to welcome in the yuletide. We invite members and their friends to pop down to exercise their lungs and larynxes. We’re hoping to have some festive treats available in the bar and we hope to see as many of you as possible. A great chance to celebrate with friends old and new perhaps for […]

11 Dec 2019

Introducing the SLT Visual Story

To ensure everyone feels comfortable when visiting our theatre, we’ve created an SLT Visual Story. Visual Stories are intended to help prepare any new visitors for the experience of visiting a new venue and to help familiarise them with their surroundings. Our visual story includes photographs and descriptions which talk you through the spaces you will be visiting and what to expect from the different types of shows we put on, how ticketing works and what facilities you may use. […]

11 Dec 2019

Autumn Winter 2020 Submissions Opening Soon!

Happy New Submissions! Our next submission period pops out like a New Year Baby on 1st January, all sparkly and shiny and smelling of Johnson’s baby powder! See off those January blues by fishing out all those plays that you’ve always wanted to direct (or want to be in and force on someone else to direct). The new submission period will open on January 1st until midnight on the 31st. We’re looking for dynamic, fun, interesting, dramatic, comedic, life-changing and […]