Durham and Sunderland One Act Festival

Wednesday 6th – Saturday 9th March, 7.30pm

After the success of last year’s inaugural festival, amateur theatre groups from Durham, Sunderland, and the wider North East are again invited to come to Arts Centre Washington for the Durham & Sunderland One Act Festival. This is a qualifying round in the All England Theatre Festival, and the winning group will go forward to the Northern semi-final, which we are delighted to announce will this year take place at Arts Centre Washington.

Anything goes in this Festival, with comedy, tragedy, and farce, and several prizes at stake. Is your local group taking part? Perhaps it will even tempt you to join one of the groups, and ‘tread the boards’ yourself another day?

Wednesday 6th March
Find the River Productions with “There’s Someone Coming Through” written by Lee Stewart
Washington Theatre Group with “Simply Say” written by Angela Marshall

Thursday 7th March
Matchbox Theatre with “42 Laburnum Avenue” written by Tom Casling
Royalty Theatre with “Jesu Mercy” written by Helen Bowie

Friday 8th March
Consett Phoenix Youth with “As We Forgive Those” written by Andrew Smith
Holmside Productions with “The Anniversary” written by Anton Chekov

Saturday 9th March
University of Sunderland Drama Group with extracts from “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller
University of Sunderland Drama Group with extracts from “My Romantic History” by D J Jackson (this play contains strong language and adult themes)
Followed by Entertainment and Awards Ceremony

Tickets £6 per night or book for all 4 for £18

PLEASE NOTE the multi-buy offer is not available to book online, to take advantage of 4 tickets for £18 please book via our box office on 0191 561 3455.

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