The Power of Community Theatre

Community Theatre. Am Dram. Call it what you will, it’s at the heart of every great community. We’ve been talking to those involved about how life changing it can be. Northampton has a wealth of amateur and community theatre groups, whose passion for performing entertains thousands of people each year. Continue Reading

Countdown To Launch | Defying Gravity Director’s Blog Part V

Megan Lucas is directing Defying Gravity by Jane Anderson (Madmen, Olive Kitteridge) for Masque Theatre. This blog series covers her journey in bringing the script to life. Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V: STA099 Challenger began its life not as a space-worthy Orbiter but as STA099, or Continue Reading

Countdown To Launch | Defying Gravity Director’s Blog Part III

Megan Lucas is directing Defying Gravity by Jane Anderson (Madmen, Olive Kitteridge) for Masque Theatre. This blog series covers her journey in bringing the script to life. Part I | Part II | Part III: Astronaut Selection | Part IV When the Teacher in Space program was announced, 11,000 teachers applied Continue Reading

Countdown To Launch | Defying Gravity Director’s Blog Part II

This October, Megan Lucas is directing Defying Gravity by Jane Anderson (Madmen, Olive Kitteridge) for Masque Theatre. This blog series covers her journey in bringing the script to life. Part I | Part II: Time in the Simulator | Part III | Part IV Defying Gravity consists of 23 short scenes; featuring a Continue Reading

Production Marketing | How To Write Press Releases

Press Release. They’re scary words for the uninitiated. But writing a good press release for your production can be the difference between getting your show promoted or it being ignored. It’s easy to think now that we’re surrounded by Social Media that a few Facebook posts and Tweets might be Continue Reading

Countdown To Launch | Defying Gravity Director’s Blog Part I

Having acted, stage managed, run tech, and carried out a whole host of other roles for Masque Theatre and other companies, Megan Lucas is taking on the challenge of sitting in the director’s chair, this October, with Defying Gravity by Jane Anderson (Madmen, Olive Kitteridge). In the coming months, she’ll Continue Reading