Theatre group invites you to join their ‘Mad 12 Hours’
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 9th, 2014
At 9am on Sunday 29 June, Stomping Ground & Shetland Arts will open the doors of the Garrison Theatre to anyone aged 16+ to come together and create a brand new piece of theatre, all in the space of 12 hours.
As part of Mad 12 Hours, participants will work with John Haswell and Sian… Read the rest...
Shetland Youth Theatre to perform Ubu Roi in Lerwick play-park this month
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 3rd, 2014
Shetland Youth Theatre has announced that it is to perform one of its most original productions to date: a version of Ubu Roi (King Ubu), written in 1896 by the French playwright Alfred Jarry, live in a play-park in Lerwick this month.
The group has always embraced the challenge of performing in unusual venues and… Read the rest...
CATS to come to Shetland
Posted by Lisa Ward on April 22nd, 2014
Kirkwall Operatic Society in association with Shetland Arts presents an amateur production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group…
11 – 13 July 2014 @ The Garrison Theatre, Lerwick
Music by Andrew Lloyd Weber. Based on ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by T.S. Eliot
Shetland Arts and Kirkwall Amateur Operatic Society (KAOS) are happy… Read the rest...
Sweeney Todd begins next week
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 24th, 2013
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… Read the rest...
Shetland Youth Theatre to perform ‘Sweeney Todd’
Posted by Lisa Ward on August 20th, 2013
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… Read the rest...