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19 Jul 2017

Casting Announcement – God of Carnage

Director, Simon Gleisner announces his cast for God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza: “I’m delighted to announce my cast for God of Carnage. This is a great play and with such a strong cast, I know it’s going to be a fantastic show. Thanks to everyone who came along to audition – it was great fun and I could have cast it many times over. And watch out everyone – Carnage is coming at the end of October….” – Simon Gleisner   […]

18 Jul 2017

The Director’s View:

The Rise & Fall of Little Voice

Director Charlotte Benstead talks about her latest production, showing next week in the Upper Hall at Stanley Halls. So Charlotte, whatever possessed you to want to direct a show about a girl with a dead dad and an overbearing mother?! Ha! I guess it’s good to work with what you know. Jim Cartwright’s writing is so good – funny and moving and honest. The play is essentially about being stuck in grief. It is about relationships, friendships, regret and ambition […]

12 Jul 2017

Casting Announcement – Jeeves & Wooster

Director, Naomi Liddle announces her cast for Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense: “I had a wealth of talent to choose from at the auditions and much fun and larks were had as we got this sparkling script up on its feet. It feels like quite a responsibility to bring a new Jeeves and Wooster into the firmament and I’m sure Guy and Alex will do them proud, under the watchful eye of Matthew’s Seppings. Thank you to everyone who auditioned […]

06 Jul 2017

Call For Directors – 2018 Season

Calling all directors! Submissions are now open for SLT’s 2018 Season. You do not need to be an SLT member to submit a play for the 2018 Season, nor do you need to have directed before if it is something you are keen to do – our Theatre Committee are here to assist first-time and experienced directors through the process. Plays must be submitted before the end of this month, so please take a look at our Submissions Page to […]

06 Jul 2017

12 Hours To Help Equip
New Theatre In West Norwood

Our Crowdfunding campaign to help equip the new theatre which will open early next year at the Old Fire Station ends in 12 hours. This is a wonderful opportunity to be a part of West Norwood’s cultural heritage for years to come by making pledges that will help buy seats, cables, lights and the equipment needed to run the new theatre space. In return there are varying rewards for those that donate. But no matter how small or large the […]

28 Jun 2017

Love’s Labour’s Lost – First Night Reviews

Love’s Labour’s Lost opened last night to an appreciative audience who left the above reviews. The play is on at Stanley Halls 8pm nightly until July 1, with an additional 2pm matinee on the Saturday.

19 Jun 2017

Casting Announcement

Bette & Joan – The Final Curtain

Director, Cal Beckett announces her cast for Bette and Joan: The Final Curtain: “I’m thrilled to announce, after two very strong auditions, the cast for my directorial debut Bette & Joan – The Final Curtain, created by Sarah Thom, Sarah Toogood and James Greaves. Thanks to all who auditioned who gave me such tough choices to make. I can’t wait to get started on rehearsals with these talented actors – I think we’re going to have such fun!” – Cal Beckett Bette […]

13 Jun 2017

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

8pm July 25 – 29, 2017 (with Saturday matinee 3pm) Desperately missing her dead father, Little Voice spends her time locked in her bedroom listening to his old record collection and perfecting astonishing impersonations of famous divas including Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland and Dusty Springfield. When Mari starts dating small-time club agent Ray Say, she thinks he’s her last chance for a better life. When Ray Say hears Little Voice sing, he thinks she’s his ticket to the big […]

09 Jun 2017

Casting Announcement: Blue Stockings

Director, Lily Ann Green is thrilled to announce her cast for our September production, Blue Stockings: “Very excited to have some familiar faces but alot of new members. Everyone is so enthusiastic about the play. I had over 40 people audition so could have cast several times over. It was such a difficult decision but we are so pleased and eager to get started. Thank you to everyone who came out you made the auditions so much fun and gave me some […]

08 Jun 2017

The Director’s view: Forget-Me-Not Lane

We interview director Colleen Batson about her SLT debut and her play in our 2017 Season, Forget-Me-Not Lane by Peter Nichols which opens next week on Tuesday June 13 at Stanley Halls. What made you decide to direct this play? I’ve directed a Peter Nichols play before, So Long Life, and it had stayed with me.  When I was looking for my first play at SLT, I was very happy to hear that he was a well-regarded playwright. What are the […]