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The State of the London Stage: What's Coming in June 2021 Photo The State of the London Stage: What's Coming in June 2021
by Matt Wolf - Jun 1, 2021

And they're off! London theatres have been open for several weeks now, and the reviews once again are coming hard and fast as a glance at this very site will confirm. Quick off the mark have been the smaller-sized shows: solo plays like Cruise or Harm or a three-person West End entry like Amy Berryman's Walden (though that title was beset by pre-opening dramas of its own, more of which below). But as the big musicals prepare their own re-emergence on to a scene marked out already by the producer Sonia Friedman's RE:EMERGE season (of which Walden is the first of three to open), excitement is in the air. The question now remains as to who, precisely, the audience is likely to be for these shows, given the difficulty for many in travelling to the UK.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces Shows for 2021
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021

Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre has announced a season of shows for 2021 which will include three world premieres and the second outing for a play which played to packed houses at the National Theatre when it debuted in 2018.

CELLS To Be Released Episodically From Metta Theatre Photo CELLS To Be Released Episodically From Metta Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021

Metta Theatre ‚Äď one of the UK's leading production companies devoted to British musical theatre ‚Äď is pleased to announce the release of a film of a brand-new musical, CELLS, written, developed and recorded entirely during lockdown by the award-winning writer/director P Burton-Morgan and composer Ben Glasstone.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Will Reopen in Mid-May Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Will Reopen in Mid-May
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2021

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre will re-open its doors to the public on Monday 17 May, with the first live show a day later.

Stephen Joseph Theatre Welcomes Two New Board Members Photo Stephen Joseph Theatre Welcomes Two New Board Members
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2021

Amelia and John join a board comprising Helen Boaden, John Armistead, Kate Fenton, Christine Fitzpatrick, Clive Groom, Jon Lee, Richard Lumby, Alex Smith, David Warner, Mike Wilkinson and Sophie Wright.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Benefits From Garfield Weston Foundation's Westo Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Benefits From Garfield Weston Foundation's Weston Culture Fund
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre has been awarded nearly £238,000 by the Garfield Weston Foundation to support its work over the coming year.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Presents Film of THE SNOW QUEEN Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Presents Film of THE SNOW QUEEN
by Stephi Wild - Dec 22, 2020

A brand new film of the Scarborough theatre's sell-out Christmas show, The Snow Queen, will be available on the SJT website from noon on Wednesday 23 December 2020 until midnight on Sunday 31 January 2021. It's the first time the famous North Yorkshire theatre has ventured into filming its productions.

The Legendary Scarborough Spa Orchestra to Perform New Year's Day Concert Photo The Legendary Scarborough Spa Orchestra to Perform New Year's Day Concert
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2020

The hugely popular New Year's Day concert from Scarborough Spa Orchestra will go ahead this year despite its usual venue, the Spa, being temporarily closed.

THE SNOW QUEEN Comes to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Photo THE SNOW QUEEN Comes to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2020

A brand new adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen classic The Snow Queen will weave some sparkling festive magic live on stage at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre this Christmas.

MY FAVOURITE SUMMER Comes to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Photo MY FAVOURITE SUMMER Comes to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2020

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre continues its autumn 2020 season with Nick Lane's My Favourite Summer from 12 to 14 November.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Receives Lifeline Grant From Government's £1.57 Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Receives Lifeline Grant From Government's £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2020

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre has been awarded £247,705 as part of the Government's £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

Jemma Redgrave and Simon Slater Will Lead Rehearsed Reading Of HANSARD At Scarborough Photo Jemma Redgrave and Simon Slater Will Lead Rehearsed Reading Of HANSARD At Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2020

Stephen Joseph Theatre Artistic Associate Simon Slater has teamed up with a member of one of the country's greatest theatrical dynasties, Jemma Redgrave, to present a rehearsed reading of Simon Woods' Hansard at the Scarborough theatre.

Season of New Play Readings Announced For The Autumn and Winter at Scarborough's Step Photo Season of New Play Readings Announced For The Autumn and Winter at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2020

A season of play readings with wide-ranging themes from the Bront√ę sisters and Morris dancing to self-help and happiness will introduce theatregoers to brand new writing at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre this autumn.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter 2020 Season Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2020

An innovative autumn and winter season for 2020 at Scarborougha??s Stephen Joseph Theatre has been carefully crafted to combine live theatre for socially distanced audiences with digital work for those that prefer to stay at home.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces New Associate Company ‚Ä" ARCADE Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces New Associate Company ‚Ä" ARCADE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2020

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre is joining forces with a new community producing company in the latest of an ongoing programme of exciting new creative partnerships.

Sphinx Theatre and 15 Leading UK Theatres Announce Female Playwrights Selected For La Photo Sphinx Theatre and 15 Leading UK Theatres Announce Female Playwrights Selected For Landmark Programme
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2020

Sphinx Theatre, the UK's longest established women's theatre company, and 15 of the UK's leading theatres have announced the playwrights they will be supporting via Sphinx 30, the landmark programme for female playwrights in the UK being launched to mark Sphinx's 30th anniversary.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre and VOXED Present #goggledance Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre and VOXED Present #goggledance
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2020

Residents of Scarborough's Eastfield area are invited to bid to take part in an innovative new project from the town's Stephen Joseph Theatre and VOXED: #goggledance.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Slowly Reopens in July Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Slowly Reopens in July
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2020

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre will once again open its doors to the public this summer, with an ongoing programme of events which will include the temporary relocation of one of the town's most popular cafés, Eat Me, from late July, followed by the re-opening of the cinema in mid-August.

The Stephen Joseph Theatre Will Present The World Premiere Of ANNO DOMINO, New Play B Photo The Stephen Joseph Theatre Will Present The World Premiere Of ANNO DOMINO, New Play By Alan Ayckbourn
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2020

The Stephen Joseph Theatre will present the world premiere of a new play by Alan Ayckbourn a?" Anno Domino.

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre To Close During Coronavirus Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre To Close During Coronavirus
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2020

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre is closing during the current coronavirus crisis, but is already making plans to be up and running again as quickly as possible once it's able to.

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