Category Archives: Current Show

The Tempest – is cast

The Tempest is cast. Had our first meeting and everybody is rarin to go. The cast is Prospero                       John Marwick Gonzalo                        Michaeljohn Butcher Ferdinand                     Rhiannon  Bertaud-Gandar Ceres, Nymph… (more…)

Tickets for Second Thought Smoko now available

Yes, tickets for this World Premiere of our Eastbourne author Mike McJorrow’s first play are available from TICKETS. Billy is top employee at the Goodie Goodie Gelato Stop. He works hard, loves his job and dreams of becoming manager.  Today his dream can come true – nothing can go wrong … or can it?  

3 Sisters Tickets now available

Tickets are available on line here. Alternatively they are available for “walk up” purchase from Annie’s Treasures, Rimu Street, Eastbourne.  Annie’s doesn’t take phone bookings. You can make phone bookings via our Ticket Line 0832-77790.    

Beauty and the Beast – panto tickets now available on-line

What You WILL is cast

What You WILL has a great cast and had a good first read with the cast  now learning of lines (even over Christmas too). Rehearsals start this week. Watch out for a great show 26 Feb – 2 March. VIOLA Lottie Butcher FESTE Florence McFarlane ORSINO Selar Henderson VALENTINE David Gledhill SIR TOBY BELCH John Marwick MARIA Sarah-Rose Burke SIR… (more…)

Borkman opens to critical acclaim

Stuart and I loved the play! Dark and deeply disturbing, wonderful nuances felt in the relationships among the characters. Nothing was overplayed in these complex roles. You all seemed to lose yourselves inside your roles so completely that we forgot who you were in real life. Timing was excellent. We were impressed by how people coped with the lengthy dialogues.… (more…)

Borkman: 11 days to opening

All the major set construction is now complete after a great working bee today, the lights are in. Just have to do all the set dressing & special effects. Carol has all the major costume items complete too, and they look superb. Oh, and the rehearsals are going well too, the play is taking shape. A few tingle moments already.… (more…)

Borkman is cast & rehearsals underway

Director Emanuel Garcia says ” We have what I think  will prove to be a powerhouse cast”. John Gabriel Borkman: Barry Mawer Foldal: Peter Baldock Gunhild Borkman: Janet McIsaac Ella Rentheim: Florence McFarlane Mrs. Wilton: Elspeth Harris Erhart Borkman: Laurie Ward Frida Foldal: Rhiannon Bertaud-Gouda Malena (Maid): Sue Jones  

Audition call for John Gabriel Borkman

Auditions for Henrik Ibsen’s John Gabriel Borkman will be held at Muritai School on Saturday and Sunday, 21 and 22 April, from 2 to 5 PM. All welcome. The performances are July 19-21, and 26-28. The director’s (Emanuel Garcia) notes are: I will be looking for resonant and flexible voices and  grace of movement. We will be attempting to reveal… (more…)