Lights come on at the Lanternhouse
17 August 2021
Reporter: Sandra Giorgetti
Cumbernauld Theatre's first season in the space offers theatre, dance, music and comedy with creative learning activities running alongside.
Lanternhouse has a 300-seat auditorium as well as a studio theatre, which will both host the award-winning theatre company's in-house productions, co-productions and visiting artists.
Amongst the theatre productions are Romeo and Juliet, Waves, the story of Olympic swimmer Elizabeth Moncello growing up in Australia in the 1930s, Hibernate for 2- to 5-year-olds, and family Christmas show Robin Hood.
The other facilitates at the venue are a dance studio and a cinema, with audiences and the public also being able to take advantage of a café / bistro.
Cumbernauld Theatre was founded in 1960 and is one of Scotland’s oldest professional producing theatres.