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05 May 2016

I Am A Camera

8pm, June 14-18 “I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking.” Adapted from Christopher Isherwood’s novel Goodbye to Berlin, which is part of The Berlin Stories, I Am A Camera tells the tale of the extraordinary characters that would later be the inspiration for Kander and Ebb’s musical Cabaret. Directed by: Lisa Thomas Cast: Christopher Isherwood – Alex Watts Fraulein Schneider – Margaret Glenn Fritz Wendel – Tom Watts Sally Bowles – Lucie Sherwood Natalia Landauer – […]

11 Apr 2016

Many Moons

8pm, May 24-28 “… a meticulously written play … that slowly turns you inside out.” Juniper is looking for love, Robert is trying to avoid it, Ollie doesn’t know what it is, while Meg believes she will never experience it. On one hot July day in London the four of them orbit each other, unaware that they are rushing towards a single moment that could devastate them all. Alice Birch’s play is a taut modern piece of theatre that cleverly holds […]

23 Mar 2016

Celebrating Shakespeare

8pm, April 23 This is a FREE event. On the 400th anniversary of the great bard’s death SLT celebrates his life and works at an informal social and performance. We will be reprising scenes from recent Shakespeare productions, staging some new ones and delving into the wealth of poetry, prose and works created and inspired by one of history’s greatest playwrights. Produced by: Dave Hollander  

07 Mar 2016

Two Into One

8pm, May 10-14 Considered to be Ray Cooney’s finest and most inventive farce. A Tory junior minister in Mrs Thatcher’s government plans an extramarital tryst in the Westminster hotel where he is staying … however, an unpredictable wife, a suspicious hotel manager and a vice-hunting Labour MP prowling the hotel’s corridors like a bloodhound leads to a riotous and frenetic mix of panic, confusion and awkward hilarity. Directed by: Simon Gleisner Cast: The Rt Hon Richard Willey MP – Peter Bond […]

03 Mar 2016

Dr Faustus / Midsummer Night’s Dream

7.30pm, April 13-16 Staged in the atmospheric surrounds of St. Luke’s Church in West Norwood, this year’s annual production from the SLT Youth Group will be abridged One Act adaptions of two great theatrical classics. The first, William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: a tale of 4 lovers and a troupe of actors whose lives are manipulated by fairies in the forest on Midsummer’s eve. Followed by Marlowe’s Icarian tale of the eponymous scholar who sells his soul to the […]

03 Mar 2016

Stones in his Pockets

8pm, April 5-9 Stones In His Pockets tells the hilarious and poignant story of an American historical blockbuster filming in rural Ireland, through the eyes of two of the locals employed as extras. Charlie Conlon and Jake Quinn, like most of the rest of the village, are delighted that the Hollywood gravy train has pulled up – bringing the likes of stars Caroline Giovanni and Kurt Steiner as well as a handsome daily pay packet. Charlie has written a film […]

18 Jan 2016

When We Are Married

8pm, March 15-19 Three respectable Victorian couples, all old friends who married on the same day in the same chapel, come together to celebrate their silver anniversaries. But to their horror they discover they were never legally married at all, forcing a complete reappraisal of their marriages – to make things worse their distress and upset is all played out in front of the unblinking lens of a local photographer. J.B. Priestley hated what he regarded as the smugness and […]

09 Nov 2015

East

8pm, February 23-27 East is an elegy for the ‘energetic waste’ of youth. Set in the East End in the late 1960s – the London of Berkoff’s own adolescence – this verse play is at once a celebration and critique of the performance of masculinity. Les and Mike are perpetually on the hunt for a fight or a woman. Arrogant and amoral, they live for the spilling of bodily fluids. Dad simmers in a constant brew of suppressed rage and nostalgia […]

02 Nov 2015

Oliver!

This Christmas, SLT brings Lionel Bart’s much loved musical to Stanley Halls. Dickens’ novel comes to life as we take audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England, as Orphaned Oliver navigates London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – love. With spirited, timeless songs like ‘As Long as He Needs Me’, ‘Food Glorious Food’ and ‘Where is Love?’, Oliver! is a musical classic! Director: Lee Ridgeway Assistant Director: Kay George […]

01 Nov 2015