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Thowing light on different ways to intepret epic tragedy

On Sunday April 30 at 2pm there will be a one-off free entry event ‘Interpreting Macbeth’ in The Tudor Room at The Mermaid Inn, Mermaid Street, in Rye.

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Iden Players

A shore thing - Iden Players’ show was nautical but nice

The Iden Players weighed anchor on April 8 when everyone was invited aboard to enjoy their Ship To Shore show at Iden Village Hall.

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Don’t miss The Pirates Of Penzance this May in Battle

Battle Light Opera Group is to present Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates Of Penzance at Battle Memorial Hall from May 4-6.

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ESSPA show at DLWP SUS-171104-160126001

Rapturous applause for talented youngsters

East Sussex School of Performing Arts (ESSPA) in the past has had great success with more well known and popular shows, however this year chose to present a home-grown production called Just Grow Up, devised and co written by the school’s Principal Teena Symonds and her son James.

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The Magic Flute at the White Rock Theatre

Dark complexity of a fairy story

The Magic Flute is a disarmingly complex work. A fairy story with wicked queens, pure princesses and evil Moors is under-pinned by a rationalist attack on superstition which is itself uncomfortably allied to misogyny and racism.

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Honey G. at White Rock Theatre for panto 2017

When she says Honey, we say G - look behind you!

White Rock Theatre has announced X Factor finalist Honey G will be swapping Harrow for Hastings this festive season, making her pantomime debut in Sleeping Beauty from December 15.

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Members of Performers Coming Together SUS-170803-124315001

Songs, love, comedy and sketches at West Hill...

Performers Coming Together - The Revue Show, will be held at the Beacon, 67-68 St Mary’s Terrace, Hastings this Friday evening (March 10).

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The Groovy Magic Love Show! SUS-170103-120237001

Musical is a groovy kind of love show

Talented students from Ark 6th Form East Sussex and Ark Helenswood Academy took a trip back in time, to perform the spectacular new musical The Groovy Magic Love Show!

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Ava Potter as Lilly and Oona (Running Wild). Photo Johan Persson

REVIEW: Running Wild at Chichester Festival Theatre

Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild is no rehash of Kipling’s The Jungle Book.

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Joe McElderry as Joseph

Nervous but excited - playing Joseph is an honour for Joe

There’s still time to see the nation’s favourite X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat which has performances left this week every evening and then Saturday at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm.

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Brian Conley at the White Rock Theatre

Comedy, sketches and song from Brian Conley on tour

The multi-talented and irrepressible Brian Conley returns to the stage in his hit all-new show, The Greatest Entertainer (In His Price Range).

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Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott in The Dresser. Photo by Hugo Glendinning

REVIEW: The Dresser at Chichester Festival Theatre

Anyone who knows anything about the theatre, especially third rate touring productions, will understand that there is always more drama off stage than there is on.

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Two Men One Guvnor at the Stables Theatre in Hastings

Riotous comedy is Stables smash

The Stables Theatre kicks off its 2017 season in uproarious style with a production of the smash West End and Broadway hit One Man Two Guvnors.

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Eastergate Players

Birthday celebrations for Eastergate Players

Eastergate Players celebrate a special landmark with this year’s pantomime: their 40th birthday.

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Moscow City Ballet

REVIEW: Moscow City Ballet at Chichester Festival Theatre

There may be 6,500 languages in the world today but music and dance continues to speak with one tongue.

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Legend Quests in Rye with Oliver McNeil

Living fantasy in World Of Legend

Magic, illusion and fairytale are what Rye’s World Of Legend is all about.

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Jaymi Hensley as Peter Pan

Peter Pan panto still flying high

Christmas is over for another year but the panto season is still flying high.

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Peter Pan at the White Rock Theatre SUS-161219-115042001

Peter Pan is “a great family show” and entertainment at its very best

What comes round once a year? Why, it’s the Hastings White Rock Theatre Christmas pantomime of course. (Oh yes it is).

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Sarah

Brighton, Crawley, Steyning and Selsey among ancient churches to host A Christmas Carol

Audiences are invited to celebrate the festive season in beautiful and ancient Sussex church venues with traditional carols and festive refreshments.

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A Room With A View

REVIEW: A Room with a View at Chichester Festival Theatre

It is telling that the single scene which drove the biggest applause and audience response was the one in which three male members of the cast strip naked and bathe in the lake.

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