Autumn in Scarborough
Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre has announced its autumn 2012 season.
Its first in-house production will be Andrew Pollard’s version of Cinderella which runs from 27th November to 15th December. Set in Scarborough, Cinders’ life changes when her mother is swept out to sea and her father marries a strange woman from Bridlington and she is forced into a life of drudgery in her stepmother’s hotel… Adam Sunderland directs.
From 18th December to 5th January, artistic director Chris Monks directs Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.
Visiting drama includes Northern Broadsides’s A Government Inspector, adapted by Deborah McAndrew from Gogol’s play (16th–20th October), North Country Theatre’s The Lighthouse on Shivering Sands (31st October), LipService with Inspector Norse (6th and 7th November), Haydn Gwynne and William Gaunt in Duet for One (12th–17th November), the Original Theatre Company with Three Men in a Boat (19th–22nd November) and Brother Wolf presenting Fagin’s Last Hour (15th December).
Also announced (13th–23rd March, 2013) is Amanda Whittington’s new play about Ruth Ellis, produced by the New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme, The Thrill of Love.