Sutton Arts Theatre

What’s On

Rachel Watson longs for a different life.

Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and in love. Or so it appears. When Rachel learns that the woman she’s been secretly watching has suddenly disappeared, she finds herself as a witness and even a suspect in a thrilling mystery in which she will face bigger revelations than she could ever have anticipated. This gripping new play will keep you guessing until the final moment. Please note: Age guidance for this production is for 12yrs+

Based on the real life story of two opposing arms negotiators this Pulitzer Prize finalist depicts the story of veteran Soviet and his younger American counterpart who leave the table to take a walk in the woods. Their intimate walks lead to a compromise that could put the brakes on the Cold War arms race. But can each of them persuade their respective leaders to sign?

The ultimate pantomime villain, the Sheriff of Nottingham hatches a wicked plan to get rid of his niece and nephew, the Babes in the Wood, and claim their fortune. It’s down to Robin Hood to save the day and stop the Sheriff, with a little help from his Merry Men, the Babes’ Nurse and Maid Marian. Enjoy plenty of songs, dance, laughter and sumptuous costumes in our traditional family-friendly pantomime. Come and join us on this magical adventure, jam packed with a festive fix of slapstick comedy, boos and hisses, and all-round silliness! Pantomime is loud for a small pair of ears, spectacular sights can sometimes cause tears! If bringing a little one, please be aware that one or two scenes are intended to scare. The odd naughty joke for grown-up laughter ensures that we all finish Happily Ever After.

When Angela borrows her friend’s flat in South Kensington for a romantic assignation with an eminent QC she hopes for an afternoon to remember. Unfortunately that’s exactly what she gets… Throw into the mix a cross-dressing neighbour and an over-zealous cleaner to set up a perfect scenario for a modern day tale of adultery and mistaken identities.

A new comedy set in a crumbling block of South Kensington flats, overrun by mice and scheming property developers will have you laughing out loud!

When her mother Helen runs off with a car salesman, feisty teenager Jo takes up with Jimmie, a sailor who promises to marry her, before he heads for the seas. Art student Geof moves in and assumes the role of surrogate parent until, misguidedly, he sends for Helen and their unconventional setup unravels. Shelagh Delaney’s ground-breaking British classic is a gritty depiction of working-class life in post-war Britain and an exhilarating portrayal of the vulnerabilities and strengths of the female spirit in a deprived and restless world. Please note: This performance includes smoking using non-nicotine cigarettes and E-Cigars.
Age guidance for this production is for 13yrs+

The Dumb Waiter - Ben and Gus are seasoned hitmen awaiting details of their next target in the basement of a supposedly abandoned cafe. When the dumbwaiter begins sending them mysterious food orders, the killers’ waiting game starts to unravel.

This Wide Night - On her release from prison, Lorraine heads straight to Marie’s. On the inside they used to share everything, but the friendship that once protected them now threatens to smother the fragile freedom they have found. Please note: Age guidance for this production is for 15yrs+. This performance contains strong language and includes smoking using non-nicotine cigarettes and E-Cigars.

Funny Girl tells the fascinating and bitter-sweet story of Fanny Brice, a girl from the Lower East Side who dreamed of a life on the stage. Everyone told her she’d never be a star, but her vocal talents and comedic ability see her rise from Brooklyn music hall singer to Broadway star, becoming one of the most beloved performers in history, shining brighter than the brightest lights of Broadway. Featuring some of the most iconic songs in film and theatre history, including “People” and “Don’t Rain On My Parade”, this dazzling musical classic made famous by Barbara Streisand is one not to me missed.