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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 […]

04 Dec 2019

Chairman’s Update – December 2019

Hello to all SLT members and friends, and a very special welcome to everyone who has joined the theatre since my last update – a brilliant 42 of you. I know you’ll love being a part of this amazing place. And don’t forget that the more involved you get, the more fun you’ll have. It’s hard to believe that Christmas is nearly upon us! I hope you’ve got your tickets to our splendid Christmas show (obviously I’m not at all […]

04 Dec 2019

Membership Figures Update November 2019

Back in early September in our last Membership Update, we reported that there was a levelling off of numbers with paid up subscriptions. Well, we’re pleased to report that things are back on the up again after a good quarter. We had a good few shows with large casts, which attracted newbies as well as other members back into the fold, and that trend seems to be continuing. Maybe there is an upside to the evenings drawing in! It’s likely […]

02 Dec 2019

Next SLT Write Club Meeting

Meetings postponed until further notice Are you a budding playwright? Have you been working on a script that you’d like others to read? Or are you an actor/director who loves the idea of bringing new writing to the stage for the first time? Do you have an idea for a piece of theatre, but aren’t sure how to progress with it? Following the success of our short writing courses over the past year, we have a monthly meet-up for SLT […]

29 Nov 2019

Wild West Norwood’s Window Wanderland trail

From 29 November – 8 December 4 – 9pm daily “Exit, pursued by a bear” has to be one of the best-loved stage directions of any play ever, so when the Norwood Forum announced they were setting up a walking trail around our neighbourhood based on the theme of ‘Wild West Norwood”, we couldn’t resist registering and preparing our contribution to feature it. Along with West Norwood residents and businesses, we’re taking part in Window Wanderland – people will be […]

29 Nov 2019

A Christmas Shindig

Saturday 7 December, 8pm We’re having a bit of a do for all our lovely volunteers, so whether you’re a Front of House/Box Office meeter and greeter extraordinaire, a benevolent beer-pulling Bar buddy, a wondrous Wardrobe wizard, a crackingly creative Backstage/Tech/Get-in/Get-out crew member, you’re all invited. There’ll be a free welcome drink on arrival, plus food, and we’ll play some party games with lots of fabulous prizes. Dress code? Christmas jumpers, festive hats and sparkly sequins are de rigeur darlings. […]

29 Nov 2019

Casting Announcement: Consent

Andy Webb announces his cast for Consent by Nina Raine, which is our second show in the new year. “Consent is about sex, rape, infidelity, betrayal, justice and revenge; it’s a terrific script with some wonderful combative dialogue. There was no shortage of actors prepared to take on its challenging themes, and as ever there was more acting talent auditioning than parts to share out. But I think we’ve arrived at a perfect blend of actors who can get the measure […]

27 Nov 2019

Casting Announcement: Vampir

Creator and director Bryon Fear announces his cast for Vampir, a physical theatre piece which will be staged in October 2020. “Directors always say what a tough decision it was to choose their cast, and it was never so true for me this time round. Every actor who walked through the SLT doors brought something different and with a level of commitment that was humbling, particularly to such unusual audition process which involved lots of sweat, climbing over each other […]