Students Staff

22 November 2013

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Clifftown

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Our Autumn Season of East 15 productions is now well underway at Clifftown Theatre and we are about to stage our next production, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with our BA Acting and Stage Combat graduating year.

Midsummer Night's Dream at the Clifftown Theatre

Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Clifftown Theatre

Thurs 5 – Sat 7 December

7:30pm & 2:30pm Saturday matinee

Follow Shakespeare’s classic tale of two pairs of lovers who run off to the forest and become caught up in a dispute between Oberon and Titania – King and Queen of the fairies.

The lovers become bewitched, along with a troupe of amateur actors who are using the forest to rehearse. Confusion, comedy, jealousy and chaos ensue in this stunning production set in the 1950’s.

Directed by Helen Leblique.

Helen has previously worked as Theatre Director at Freelance, Globe Education Practitioner at Shakespeare’s GlobeDirector at Orange Tree Theatre, and has been Assistant Director at Royal Shakespeare Company, English Touring TheatreShared Experience.

To book tickets please either email Megan Hung, phone 01702 328335 or visit the Box Office at Clifftown.

**tickets are free for E15 students and staff**

NB: Thursday evening is already sold out – please book for Friday and Saturday shows to avoid disappointment.

For more information about our entire season, please pick up a Season Flyer from Clifftown or the Gatewaybuilding Southend, or check online at

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What’s on at the Lakeside Theatre and Art Exchange?

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Every week our outstanding Lakeside Theatre and Art Exchange bring you a host of innovative and groundbreaking performances. Experience everything from stand-up comedy to new theatre and from hands-on workshops to

Banner making workshop at Art Exchange

Banner making workshop at Art Exchange

art exhibitions.


30 Sep – 23 Nov. Art Exchange. Free.

Over several years, Francis Alÿs walked the streets of London, evolving ‘Seven Walks’.


Fri 22 Nov. 9pm. Lakeside Theatre Café. Free

Our resident open mic night is back with a bang, come on down for some exciting entertainment which is now on weekly. If you wish to start your weekend off in style there is nowhere finer than at this event!


Sat 23 Nov. 8.30pm. Lakeside Theatre. £5 Students.

A hilarious evening is in store at Lakeside Theatre’s regular comedy night. Three comedians, two hours, one night of big laughs!


Tue 26 Nov. 6- 7.30pm. Art Exchange. Free

Make decorative banners, big or small, for your room, your flat or your society! Runs weekly at this time.


Wed 27 Nov. 6- 7.30pm. Art Exchange. Free

Led by artist Jevan Watkins Jones, Art Exchange’s art collective offers a chance to explore different artistic techniques in friendly surroundings. Beginners are welcome.

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