Posts Tagged ‘John Haswell’

REMOTE – Shetland Youth Theatre

Posted by on February 10th, 2015 No Comments
REMOTE - Shetland Youth Theatre With only a few weeks to go before the curtain lifts on Shetland Youth Theatre’s performance of Remote, company member Kate Tyler has been blogging about the experience of rehearsing the play. Here’s what she has to say about the experience… Our latest project in Shetland Youth Theatre is the play ‘Remote’  written by Stef… Read the rest...

Shetland Youth Theatre to perform Stef Smith’s ‘Remote’ in February

Posted by on January 13th, 2015 No Comments
After a break of three years, Shetland Youth Theatre will perform a production as part of National Theatre Connections, presented by Shetland Arts. The production, entitled Remote is by Stef Smith and will be performed at the Garrison Theatre on the 19 -21 February. Tickets go on sale this Friday (16 January) via Shetland Box… Read the rest...

Theatre group invites you to join their ‘Mad 12 Hours’

Posted by on June 9th, 2014 No Comments
Theatre group invites you to join their 'Mad 12 Hours' 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 on June 3rd, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Youth Theatre to perform Ubu Roi in Lerwick play-park this month 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 on April 22nd, 2014 No Comments
CATS to come to Shetland 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 on September 24th, 2013 No Comments
Sweeney Todd begins next week 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 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… Read the rest...

Play celebrating island culture comes to Shetland

Posted by on August 6th, 2013 No Comments
Play celebrating island culture comes to Shetland 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… Read the rest...

Summer Youth Theatre Project – Make a Scene

Posted by on June 25th, 2013 No Comments
Summer Youth Theatre Project – Make a Scene 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,… Read the rest...

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… Read the rest...