Posts Tagged ‘John Haswell’

Sweeney Todd begins next week

Posted by on September 24th, 2013 No Comments

Next week sees the foul deeds of the notorious barber of Fleet Street enacted on the stage of the Garrison Theatre. Shetland Youth Theatre will be performing a brand new version of the gruesome tale, written and directed by John Haswell, with music composed by Borders musician Chris Achenbach.
The grisly deeds of the demon…

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Shetland Youth Theatre to perform ‘Sweeney Todd’

Posted by on August 20th, 2013 No Comments

Shetland Arts is pleased to reveal that the next production by Shetland Youth Theatre is to be new version of Sweeney Todd.
For more than 150 years the legend of Sweeney Todd has fed the appetites of those hungry for ghoulish and violent tales. The story, originally titled A String of Pearls first captured the…

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Play celebrating island culture comes to Shetland

Posted by on August 6th, 2013 No Comments

A celebration of island culture, Europa is a new play and exhibition by Salvatore Cabras and Maggie Rosea, presented by Glasgow-based theatre group Replico Productions, will be touring Scotland in August and September and visiting Shetland for two performances presented by Shetland Arts, one in the Garrison Theatre on Friday 30 August… and one in

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Summer Youth Theatre Project – Make a Scene

Posted by on June 25th, 2013 No Comments

Shetland Youth Theatre in partnership with Stomping Ground present Make a Scene – a Youth Theatre Summer Project for two age groups (7-12 and 12-21).
Shetland Arts and Stomping Ground are working together to produce a brand new summer project full of theatre making, game playing, character creating and storytelling. There will be two groups,…

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Take part in a truly unique theatre experience with ‘Ignition’

Posted by on March 14th, 2013 No Comments

Since October 2012, National Theatre of Scotland and Shetland Arts…, with support from Creative Scotland, have led ‘Ignition’, a project exploring with Shetland residents the bittersweet relationships with the automobile – how it shapes us, defines us, supports us, frees us, challenges our attitudes towards our dwindling resources and, sometimes, kills us. Read the press

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