Toad Needs Support

Come and join in!  Might you be able to assist with our December staging of Toad of Toad Hall?  We have a good list of names from the first production meeting, now we need to start firming up teams. Our second meeting is on Thursday 28th September at 7.30pm.   So, if you can help with any of the sort […]

By |September 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Nutty Professor – Oct 8th

Fun-filled vibrant & interactive family entertainment for adults & children of all ages.

The Nutty Professor accompanied by his wonderful assistant Miss Squeakybottom deliver a spectacular panto-style bubble show laced through a storyline of hilarious comedy & magic.  When the Professor arrives from Bubble Land with his wacky Bubble Lab the stage comes alive & the fun […]

By |September 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Casting for Toad of Toad Hall

“Never work with children and animals”? Don’t believe them – its great fun! We are shortly recruiting actors for our December production (6th-9th) of A A Milne’s stage version of the Wind in the Willows. We need a Toad and his friends, a judge, a nurse, a policeman, rabbits, chief stoat, a gaoler, etc etc…. […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Castings, News|0 Comments

Players on Tour

Penrith Players are currently running a small programme that goes to Women’s Institutes or village halls. The programme consists of scenes and playlets that do not require a licence and music. This means it will come at no costs to the hosts.

Organising the group is Mike Head. He said: “The Players did this many […]

By |July 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Toad of Toad Hall is on the Horizon!

Come and get involved! The Players are performing this delightful play on 6th-9th December. We have an inaugural meeting fairly soon to get together a good-sized team to support Director Roy Beeby in the production. TUESDAY 25th JULY 7.30pm in the Theatre bar.

We are wanting to gather all people who might help or be involved […]

By |July 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Play reading and casting evening

God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza.

Come along on Tuesday 18th July, 7.30pm, for a read through of this bitter domestic comedy – our October production.  Its a four-hander; two middle-aged couples come together for a discussion about their sons who have had a  scuffle in the park.  In the altercations which follow many and various hilarious tensions are revealed as each […]

By |June 25th, 2017|News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Play reading and social evening – June 14th

Come and join us in the Theatre Bar at 7.30pm onwards this Wednesday for a social evening based round a reading of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”, the Tennessee Williams’ classic 1950’s family drama. We’ll read sections from the play with breaks in between to chat about it, or anything else for that […]

By |June 11th, 2017|News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

April 4th – Read through

In August Penrith Players are presenting Duet for One by Tom Kempinski, directed by Keith Spence. A read-through for anyone interested in playing the two roles, or helping with the production, is taking place on April 4th. The characters to play are Stephanie Abrahams, a concert violinist in her 30s, and Dr. Alfred Feldmann, a […]

By |February 19th, 2017|Castings, News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Behind Closed Doors – March 14th Play Reading

Three young Penrith-based writers are taking over the playhouse on March 14th for the play reading and social evening. It will be a collection of three brand new one act plays, all linked by the phrase “Behind Closed Doors” –

The End Is Nigh by Hannah Sowerby: Estranged siblings Andy and Sasha find themselves battling against […]

By |February 19th, 2017|News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Casting evening for Communicating Doors

Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn

How can you describe this killer, thriller, comedy? Back to The Future meets Psycho, meets Allo Allo? Mix together a serial wife murderer, two wives from different times, a ‘tart with a heart’ dominatrix and an incompetent hotel security guard – stir in a connecting suite door that is a time […]

By |February 5th, 2017|Castings, News|0 Comments