READING/AUDITION DATES FOR LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES

READING AND AUDITION NOTICE LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES TRANSLATED BY Christopher Hampton DIRECTOR: SUE MOORE PLAYING DATES 22ND JANUARY – 1ST FEBRUARY 2020 READING:    6th JUNE 2019 at 7.30 p.m. at the theatre .AUDITION: 23rd JUNE 2019 at 2.30 p.m. at the theatre Rehearsals will start Sunday 24th November 2019 with a two week break […]

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LOFT VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME EDITOR VACANCY

LOFT PROGRAMME EDITOR VACANCY We are seeking a volunteer Loft Programme Editor to collate and edit the show programmes, which are produced nine times a year. The role involves liaising with the stage managers and directors of each show and the Artistic Director to obtain commentary, show detail and photographic content. The collation of this […]

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Introduction and auditions for Olivier award winning ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ – 30th May 7.30 p.m

INTRODUCTION AND AUDITION NOTICE  ‘Merrily We Roll Along’     By Stephen Sondheim Performance dates: 4th – 14th December, 2019 “It is, make no mistake, one of the great musicals of this or any other era ” Paul Taylor for The Independent DIRECTOR: James Suckling MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Liam Walker INTRODUCTION TO ‘MERRILY’ FOR INTERESTED CAST: Thursday, 30th […]

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Keeping Our End Up – Review by Peter McGarry

Keeping Our End Up By Mark Carey Reviewer: Peter McGarry Picture the scene. A dowdy sports club pavilion in which the very air is tinged with feelings of failure. Are we talking  lacklustre village cricket? Or love-all local tennis, perhaps? The last image to mind could well be women’s bowling. Too insignificant, you say? Think […]

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NEW AUTUMN SEASON ANNOUNCED

NEW AUTUMN SEASON 2019 ANNOUNCED 25th September –5th October THE THEATRE OF MUSIC HALL Devised and Directed by Sean Glock Celebrating the good old days of music hall and the characters who made their names 30th October –9th November HANGMEN Martin McDonagh The Olivier award winning ‘Best Play’ for 2016 Directed by Tom O’Connor 10th […]

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two of the most powerful and committed performances to grace a Midlands stage

Skylight Loft Theatre, Leamington, until February 2 Reviewer: Peter McGarry Play or debate?  Skylight blends both elements in an extraordinary blast of theatrical ingenuity. David Hare’s drama weaves a complex pattern of politics and passion but at no stage loses its grip on mid-1990s issues of the heart. The debate side covers the fact that […]

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A play explored with such intelligence and such perfectly nuanced delivery one hangs on every glistening word

Skylight By David Hare Director  Sue Moore The Loft Theatre, Leamington Spa 23 January – 2 February 2019 REVIEW BY NICK LE MESURIER LEAMINGTON COURIER If the Loft Theatre Company are to improve on their start to 2019 they’ll have to work very hard indeed. Because their new production of Skylight, David Hare’s three-hander about […]

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SKYLIGHT TRAILER

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Twelfth Night, Warwick Boar “A clear hit”

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night will be on stage at Leamington’s very own Loft Theatre until December 15, and it is not one you want to miss. Director William Wilkinson’s production is fast-paced, thoroughly entertaining, and modern, but not quite the usual production of this Christmas play that you might expect. Set in Illyria, Twelfth Night follows […]

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Beauty, Wit and Wisdom abound in Twelfth Night

LEAMINGTON COURIER REVIEW BY NICK LE MESURIER TWELFTH NIGHT The Loft’s version of Twelfth Night is a colourful rendition of Shakespeare’s tale of unrequited love, delivered in modern dress but without fancy gimmicks or pretensions. It is a show full of bold characters who speak their lines with obvious affection and respect. One doesn’t go […]

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