This month new Hastings-based theatre company Stage Left Project will present a live performance of Leonard Bernstein’s one act opera Trouble in Tahiti at the Kino Teatr before embarking on a South East tour, celebrating Bernstein’s centenary.
REVIEW: Nell Gwynn - funny, feminist and putting women in the lead
The first scene of Nell Gwynn at The Stables Theatre, the story of how one of the first female actors made her name as one of the most famous women in history, establishes the character of its protagonist perfectly. As a shy actor who forgets his lines is heckled by a member of the audience, Nell Gwynn stands up for him, making fun of the cruel man.
A “captivating journey that touches the soul” in Belloc’s The Four Men
A kaleidoscopic and unique insight into Sussex at the turn of the century comes to the White Rock Theatre on Wednesday evening in the form of The Four Men, adapted from the book by Hilaire Belloc by Ann Feloy.
La Boheme returned to St Mary In The Castle last Saturday with new principle singers. The difference it made demonstrated both the strength of Jenny Miller’s production and the impact of the singers themselves. American tenor, Andrew McGowan, was a youthful, naïve and impetuous Rudolfo. There were no problems at the top of the voice and he brought a heady romanticism to his wooing of Mimi. For once the on-off relationship made perfect sense, and his desolation at her death was truly moving.