The ADC Theatre
(Park Street, Cambridge) - Britain's oldest university playhouse set up in 1885 and still going strong. The theatre
has its own FREE online booking system: http://www.adctheatre.com/
Telephone bookings: 01223 300 085.
. Cambridge's other
established amateur drama production company, with many credits and a lot of detail on current, future and past productions.
- The Penguin Club exists to provide backstage support to amateur societies in and around Cambridge. Its services are provided
free; and within its membership there are Set Designers, Lighting Designers and Sound Engineers. It will put a call out for Crew,
has several SMs and ASMs; and experts in Props. This highly respected club attempts to provide as much technical backup as required
for the successful staging of a society's performances.
Cambridge Drama Festival
- Details of one of the most prestigious One-Act
The Cambridge Drama Centre / The Junction
- Presents a varied programme of amateur and professional productions.
Regular features include workshop sessions, classes and children's theatre. This popular and well-supported Cambridge venue has comfortable
seating (reasonably priced) and a bar (which allows patrons to take their drinks into the auditorium!). A new theatre / performing
space is currently under construction at The Junction site in Cambridge.
The Cambridge Operatic Society
- a group of amateur singers
who perform in the Arts Theatre, Cambridge, usually in the last week of November each year, under a professional director. For more,
please visit the site.
The Festival Players
- A group of enthusiastic amateur performers who currently produce one major musical production
each year. Also stage a variety of workshops, concerts and social events.
Waterbeach Community Players
- A village group which encourages
membership not only from Waterbeach but also from further afield. Please visit the company's website.
Cottenham Theatre Workshop
A village group drawing talent from within Cottenham and further afield. The group stages three productions a year. Their website
is well worth a visit.
- Girton Players is a village theatre group, formed in October 1995. The group stages two or
three productions a year at the Glebe School in Girton and, on occasions, Impington Village College. The group has also successfully
participated in the Cambridge Drama Festival. Holds open auditions for its productions.
The Over Players
- An amateur group established
over 20 years ago specialising mainly in musical theatre, pantomime, farce and music hall productions.
St John's Players
- St John's
Players are a long established theatre group, formed in 1947. The group stages three productions a year at the Fulbourn Centre, Fulbourn.
It holds open auditions for its productions, and new members are always welcome.
Ely Amateur Dramatic Society
- The Ely area has a
wealth of talent and several very welcoming theatrical groups. So whether you fancy treading the boards, directing, producing, playing
an instrument, making scenery and costumes, providing lighting or sound, being part of a stage team, or simply enjoy coming to the
theatre to be entertained, a visit to their website is for you.
Dress Circle Costumiers
- a company based in Witham, Essex specialising
in exceptionally good quality costumes, fancy dress hire and wardrobe service.
Amdram - The amateur theatre network
. Free home pages,
listings, links for groups. Nation-wide amateur theatre listings. Features, articles, news and information.
- The bookshop
for plays and theatre related books. The site has comprehensive details of all plays published by French's. There are also links to
other Samuel French sites around the world.
UK Theatre Web
- Promotion of professional and amateur performing arts information from
all over the UK. Publishing in association with What's on Stage, the site provides listings, pointers to club pages, Little Theatre
Guild information, tickets, books, CDs, gossip, competitions, gaffer links and more.
- Official site of the newspaper of
the entertainment world. Articles, listings, news, reviews and just about anything else you can think of to do with the performing
Dramatists Play Services Inc.
- Details on the latest American play releases. One very good feature on this site is the Playfinder
service which allows you to feed in your cast specifications and then produces a list of possible productions for your consideration.
You can also order scripts online through a secure server from this site. Well worth a visit.