Behind The Scenes

Oklahoma! Director shares some thoughts

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Blog from Irving Stage Company There comes a time in the life of every musical when you suddenly, joyfully realise that yes, it is really going to happen. That is the day when the orchestra arrives for the Germanically-named sitzprobe … Continued

Singing with Swansea City Opera (Lakmé)

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A local choir took to the stage at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds in March, joining Swansea City Opera in their touring production of Lakmé, an opera by Léo Delibes. The company has developed a tradition of involving local … Continued

The infinite details of performance

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There is always a special feeling whenever an in-house production takes to the stage and last week it was great to see Northanger Abbey finally open and begin its run at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, it won’t be long … Continued

Meeting of minds is high on farce

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The first review for Hysteria is in…take a read below   Hysteria at Malvern Theatres 1-4 February 2017   This tragi-comedy features two of the 20th century’s icons – Sigmund Freud and Salvador Dalí, and is based on them meeting … Continued

Hysteria by Terry Johnson…running up to opening night

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Hysteria by Terry Johnson, Blog Post by John Dorney. Our Salvador Dalí, has been blogging about Hysteria rehearsals and how he feels in the run up to opening night…. I remember when a friend was trying to start up a local … Continued

Beauty and the Beast reviews round up

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We’ve had so many lovely reviews for Beauty and the Beast we thought we would be really helpful and put them all in one place so you can take a look! Click on the relevant publication to take a read … Continued

Half Term Treats!

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With Half Term here its the perfect time to take a look at the theatre’s line up and perhaps offer a few ideas and trips to keep everyone entertained during the week off school. On Thursday 27th October Albee Vector … Continued