Award-winning BSMTC Youth, who last year wowed audiences with Hairspray, are staging the heart-warming, coming-of-age musical at Rhodes this week.
Hilary Austin, Lucy Gray and Cat Quigley competing with Sarah Wragg at Hertford Theatre for chance to have winning play professionally developed.
Former Leventhorpe and Phoenix Theatre student brings his acclaimed Edinburgh Festival Fringe show to Stortford for lunchtime performance.
Reviewer Paul Winspear is blown away by the community spirit of Little Hadham Panto Group's latest annual village hall production.
Ten short-listed works in the annual competition showcasing local amateur playwrights will be staged at Stortford's theatre over two nights.
Mocked-up American diner will be selling hot dogs, fries and shakes before all four performances, featuring 120-plus students.
Spring brings drama productions and comedy shows on Rhodes' own stage plus West End musicals, London ballets and Hollywood movies on its big screen.
'A gem of a family show. It has most, if not all, of the elements of a traditional panto and yet seems to transcend the genre.'
Reviewer Olivia Vandyk saw the opening night with her family, who were treated to a musical and visual experience to rival a tin of Quality Street.
Costumed appearances in Jackson Square, Sawbridgeworth and Stansted provide alarm call to community that Sleeping Beauty's opening night is near.
The classic fairy tale – which opens Thursday December 5 for a month-long run – represents the Stortford theatre's first pantomime co-production.
Jack and the Beanstalk, featuring a professional cast and live musicians, opens on Friday November 29 for a five-week run.
'Jekyll & Hyde is not a musical I'll be revisiting. But it's a measure of the calibre of BSMTC that they made a decent fist of the show.'