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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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

04 May 2016

Casting Announcement: Around the World in Eighty Days

Mark Ireson would like to thank everyone who came to audition for Around The World In Eighty Days and is delighted to announce the following cast: Mr Phileas Fogg – Naomi Liddle Passepartout – Audrey Lindsay Fix of the Yard – Christopher Vian-Smith The show runs from July 19-23. Rehearsals begin at the end of the May.

29 Apr 2016

Casting Announcement: I Am A Camera

Lisa Thomas, director of I Am A Camera by John Van Druten, is thrilled to announce her cast. It is the play that brought the iconic characters of Sally Bowles and Christopher Isherwood to the stage for the first time. Christopher Isherwood – Alex Watts Fraulein Schneider – Margaret Glenn Fritz Wendel – Tom Watts Sally Bowles – Lucie Sherwood Natalia Landauer – Anna Rubincam Clive – Mark Vinson Mrs Watson-Courtneidge – Cal Beckett The show runs from June 14-18. Rehearsals have already begun […]

28 Apr 2016

West Norwood Feast: The Gardener’s Daughter

This Sunday at the West Norwood Feast, South London Theatre’s Suzy Jacobsen, Káit Feeney, Su McLaughlin and Janet & John Haney from 2.30pm at the Library will be performing a rehearsed reading of The Gardener’s Daughter, by Alfred Tennyson. There is also some poetry slabbing on wet West Norwood clay with artist Emma Fenelon, who will be at the Portico Gallery on Knights Hill from 11am. There will also be Storytelling at the Library for families with children age 5 plus between 1-2pm and there […]

28 Apr 2016

The SLT Monthly Social – May

We didn’t have a social in April as there was the Superstar Piano Bar and Celebrating Shakespeare events, but our monthly socials resume normal service on Tuesday, May 17. We have decided to visit different establishments in West Norwood each month, particularly those that have supported us over the years and so the May social will be at The Hope in West Norwood on Tuesday, May 17 from 7.30pm. Come and join us and catch up with old friends (or meet us if you’re […]