Our next production – Taming of the Shrew
Performances end at approximately: TBC
Coming soon at the Archway
Feeling lost in the shadows of unhappy marriage and post WW1 society, two housewives become acquainted after reading a newspaper advertisement for a small medieval castle in Italy on the shores of the Mediterranean to be let furnished for the month of April. They reluctantly recruit a pair of difficult upper-class women to share the cost and experience. The four women come together at the castle and find rejuvenation in the tranquil beauty of their surroundings, rediscovering hope and love
Joanna Forest – Stars Are Rising – The Live Tour
Caliban’s Island is a prequel to Shakespeare’s The Tempest, delving into the events that shaped Caliban’s rebellion against Prospero and questioning the accepted opinion that he was an evil monster. It also looks at some of the events in The Tempest itself, but from a slightly different viewpoint and eventually asks what became of Caliban and Ariel after the departure of the human invaders.
‘At three o’clock in the morning, this is what I think. I think somebody killed him. They killed him, God, I don’t know how I’m uttering these words… they killed him because he’s white and western and they hated him. And it wasn’t personal. Which somehow makes it worse.’
Five months since the disappearance of their son Adam, all Lia and Nick can cling to is a vague email mentioning Jakarta, and the possibility that somewhere he may still be alive. As they struggle with grief and uncertainty, a spiritualist and a determined journalist seem their only hope…
Kaleidoscope – A musical journey through the decades. This is an outside event by Sirus that does feature some familiar Archway faces.
Make Way For Lucia
Based on E.F. Bensons popular Lucia and Mapp stories, set in Rye. The doyenne of Tillings is the redoubtable Miss Mapp so when Lucia, who peppers her speech with Italian phrases she doesn’t understand and for whom the word ‘defeat’ does not exist, rents Miss Mapp’s house for the summer and is then joined by her confident Georgie the battle lines are drawn! All the delightful wit and style of the famous TV series.
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- The Archway Theatre is a thriving “little theatre” located under the railway arches in Horley, near Gatwick.
- 95 seats accommodation.
- 10 full productions every year.
- 10 Performances over a two-week run.
- Youth Workshops and Young Adults Workshop & productions.
- Studio Theatre and Function Room.
We pride ourselves on a professional approach, and we are rather ambitious with some of our productions. We try all aspects of theatre, from musicals through drama to pantomime. We are a club, so members can buy tickets, take advantage of the youth workshop facilities, and visit the members’ bar. Those wishing to go on stage or backstage are members of the company, who put on all the shows.