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Shakespeare in the Park a success for Huddersfield Thespians

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Featured, Photos, Productions | Posted on 22-07-2016

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Huddersfield Thespians’ Shakespeare in the Park was a great success despite some inclement weather!

Hannah Head as Macbeth

Hannah Head as Macbeth

Around 500 people attended over the four evenings, the co-producer, Lynne Whittaker and Twelfth Night actor Tania Smith were interviewed on BBC Leeds, and we received great feedback from a very enthusiastic audience and on social media.

George Bilenko and Isobel Crossley, will playing Romeo and Juliet

George Bilenko and Isobel Crossley, playing Romeo and Juliet

If you enjoyed Shakespeare in the Park, our next production A Passionate Woman by Kay Mellor is on 18-22 October and is booking now at the LBT Box Office  – click here

You can keep up with Thespians’ news and productions by following us on Facebook,  @HuddersfieldThespians, on Twitter @HuddsThesps,

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Actors & Directors 2016-17

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Auditions, Featured, News, Productions | Posted on 28-06-2016

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An email will soon be sent out to all who have expressed an interest in the society detailing the plays for 2016-17 and how to express an interest in being involved.  If you would like to know more about the society, including how to join please email members@huddersfieldthespians.co.uk for more information.

Shakespeare in the Park Sells Out!

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 22-06-2016

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Thanks to all of you who have show your support by obtaining tickets for our next production “ Shakespeare in the Park”.  All tickets have now been allocated and we have our maximum audience for every performance. It is wonderful that this event is proving to be so popular and a real boost for the actors and production team. If you have tickets but find that you are unable to attend we would ask you please to return these to the LBT box office or call them to advise them of this. They will then be able to issue tickets to those on the waiting list.” Looking forward to entertaining you in July.

Shakespeare in the Park: come and join us NOW SOLD OUT!!

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 15-06-2016

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We are celebrating the life of Shakespeare with an exciting outdoor production – for the first time in 94 years! From 7-10 July, 6.30pm-9.45pm each evening we will be performing five classic scenes from Shakespeare’s best-loved plays: Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night, Henry V, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Macbeth.

The last time that Huddersfield Thespians performed in Greenhead Park was in 1922 with a production of ‘The Knight of the BurningPestle’.  Thesp poster midsummer2q-page001

How does it work?

  1. Get your free ticket from the Lawrence Batley Theatre, 01484 430528 or www.thelbt.org
  2. Meet at the Conservatory Cafe near the main gates at 6.30pm on 7,8, 9 or 10 July. You will be greeted by the Mistress of Ceremonies and our stewards.
  3. Have a drink. The Conservatory Cafe will be open at the start of the show.
  4. Set off with the Mistress of Ceremonies for a tour of the park and scenes from Shakespeare’s best-loved plays.
  5. Alternatively, get a ticket and drop into the performance at a time that suits you:

The first scene, from Romeo and Juliet will be performed at the bandstand (starting around 6.45pm).From there it is a short walk to the Ramsden Fountain for Twelfth Night (starting around 7.15pm) and then onto the war memorial for Henry V (starting around 7.55pm.) A 20 minute interval follows and the audience will then drop into A Midsummer Night’s Dream (starting around 8.40pm) at the grove of trees near the Italian garden before finishing with Macbeth (at around 9.05pm) by the rose garden.

  1. Enjoy! This is performance as Shakespeare intended: outdoors and for everyone.

Any questions? Contact secretary@huddersfieldthespians.co.uk

Thank you to all who have booked a ticket and we look forward to entertaining you. All performances are now sold out

Image shows Joe Geddes as Bottom.  Image (c) David Wright