Category Archives: Latest News

Reading and auditions for Willy Russell’s One For the Road

    The Chesil Theatre is seeking a talented cast of four actors for its September production of Willy Russell’s ‘One For The Road’. Willy Russell is an acclaimed playwright, best known for Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, Our Day Out and Blood … Continue reading

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Reading and audition dates for Chekov’s classic ‘The Seagull’

THE SEAGULL By Anton Chekhov, in a new version by Anya Reiss Director: Deborah Edgington READING: Friday 1 May 2015 at 7.45pm AUDITIONS: Saturday 2 May at 10am and  Sunday 3 May at 7.45pm PERFORMANCES: 11 to 18 July 2015 … Continue reading

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Tickets still available for ‘Beauty Queen of Leenane’

There is some ticket availability for ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ which opens 21 March and runs until 28 March.  Tickets are available to purchase online.

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‘Quartet’ – Reading and Auditions

Chesil Theatre invites you to the reading of its forthcoming May 2015 play ‘Quartet’ on Friday 6th March, and the following open auditions on Sunday 8th and Monday 9th March. All at 7.45p ‘Quartet’, by Ronald Harwood, is an engaging … Continue reading

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“Boys don’t make passes…” an evening in the company of Dorothy Parker

Often quoted but seldom attributed, the work of leading American poet, writer, critic and satirist Dorothy Parker will be celebrated at the Chesil Theatre when Playgirls and Friends present Drinking with Dorothy – a selection of her sketches, songs and … Continue reading

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Chesil Youth Theatre enters the fantasy world of Terry Pratchett

The junior and senior sections of Winchester’s Chesil Youth Theatre will be combining to present Johnny and the Dead, based on the children’s book by popular novelist Terry Pratchett. Performances are on two nights only at 7.30pm on Thursday 12th … Continue reading

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Would you walk….Barefoot in the Park?

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 9 January 2015   Banish the January blues with this sparkling romantic comedy by Neil Simon, Directed by Alec Walters. When newly-weds Corrie and Paul Bratter move into their freezing apartment in New York, … Continue reading

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Tickets on sale for bubbling New York comedy, ‘Barefoot in the Park’

  Director: Alex Walters. Performance dates: 24 – 31 January 2015.  Book tickets for this show.

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Audtion dates for ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ by Martin McDonagh

The Beauty Queen of Leenane is a 1996 black comedy by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh which was premiered by the Druid Theatre Company in Galway, Ireland. It also enjoyed successful runs at London’s West End, Broadway and Off-Broadway. It was … Continue reading

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Check out the trailer for ‘Little Women’. Tickets still available for this fabulous Christmas show.  

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