Latest News

ROADS 321 Play Writing Competition

Romsey Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (RAODS) performing at the Plaza Theatre have launched their 321 Play Writing Competition for 2019. Writers to submit entries by 30 November 2018 to be performed in May 2019 at Treviglio in Italy, by RAODS members. The competition comprises three separate categories: Physical – winner gets £75 Monologue – [...]

Are you involved backstage? Are you interested in theatre lighting, sound, design or stage management?

Don’t miss the RSC’s Big Backstage Weekend, 10 – 11 November 2018. The RSC invite you to “Join us in Stratford-upon-Avon for an unforgettable theatre experience working with our technical, design and stage management teams. The Big Backstage Weekend offers workshops, masterclasses and backstage insights, for anyone who wants to develop their technical theatre skills. [...]

Plaza Theatre, Romsey receives Theatres Trust small grant

The Theatres Trust announce that five theatres have been awarded a total of £22,500 from its Theatres Protection Fund. One of the five is the Plaza Theatre, Romsey who have been awarded £5,000 to fit a stair lift replacement. The Press Release notes that “The Plaza opened in 1931 as a cinema. In the 1970s [...]

Inspiring The Future – SOLT & UK THEATRE

  We need your help! SOLT and UK Theatre have launched Inspiring The Future Of Theatre, a campaign which aims to showcase the range of careers available in theatre to young people and encourage and strengthen connections between schools and their local theatres. We’d love you to get involved on social media on 11 July by using the hashtag [...]

Productive Meeting in Brussels on EcoDesign Lighting

Thank you to everyone for helping us raise awareness about the issues concerning stage lighting in the new EcoDesign Regulations from the EU Commission. I wanted to give you an update on progress. A group of professionals from across member organisations1, manufacturers and designers in the live entertainment industry had a very productive meeting in [...]