Midnight reflections

February 12, 2023
Having a little bit of a Hitchcock tendency in me, Peter Colley’s chiller-thriller “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight” instantly appealed when I read it in 1990. The Society got behind it, and in 1991 we staged the play with Andrew Simpson playing Greg, Anneta P...
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Young Matthew Brook is making his first appearance on our stage as Pitt the Even Younger, and is doing a great job. His father Nick, aka Edmund Blackadder, sets the bar high but Matthew is showing early signs of matching Dad's talents.  "I am glad to be a part of Blacka...
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A thespian of note

November 3, 2022
Haydon McLeary is no stranger to the stage and so is well cast as The Fabulous Mr Enoch Mossop, one of a pair of actors who get caught up in the web of Edmund Blackadder. "I'm enjoying being back onstage after Covid," says Haydon, who has appeared in many productions over t...
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Blackadder begins

October 22, 2022
The cast of Blackadder 3rd and director Selena Aitken-Boyle are well into rehearsals now, just a few short weeks away from opening night on November 18.  Donna Osborne, production manager, is very excited to be involved the show, which features three episodes of th...
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Onwards and upwards!

June 19, 2022
The pace is picking up, and we have the end in sight! Phase One was the demolition. Phase Two, the laying of all those pink support beams and the packing to make things level. But with Phase Three, the laying down of new strong floor boards, things are starting to get e...
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Into phase 2

June 11, 2022
Things are moving fast now that the new floor is down.  Already, work has started on the new tiered seating which will improve the theatre experience for our audiences, ensuring everyone has a good view of the stage. A clever design will allow the lower levels to be sto...
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Looking ahead

May 21, 2022
Rodd, Brent and Wayne from SOTS were privileged to have a sneak peek at the progress of the auditorium space of the Clutha Community Hub recently. The SOTS team have been working with the Clutha Community Hub Trust, and specialist Rob Peters from Theatre Systems, by pro...
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Treading the Boards

May 15, 2022
When we bought the building, the present kitchen was only a third of the size it is now, and there was a garage roller door to the outside world about where the door between the auditorium and kitchen is. There was also a potbelly stove in that vicinity, which we cranked up ...
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It's a wrap.

December 22, 2021

From the Production Manager

Robyn asked me to be Production Manager for this new show that she was directing, so I said yes if there was a person that I could mentor and train. Of course, Robyn only heard the first part, so I was it.As soon as we had auditions, I was hooked on the idea of being involve...
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Impossible comes true!

August 10, 2021
Tracy loves being in our musical shows and lending her talents to the chorus numbers. She's a very good dancer and also sings in the Phoenix Singers, so has a lot to give.  Here she talks about the journey of Dreams Are Free. "It’s been great to be part of the ...
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