Archived News Items

New Look Website Launched

Posted: Sunday 08 March, 2009

Over the last 2 months the Next Stage website has been getting a makeover and we are pleased to announce that it is finally complete. You will notice it looks very different from the previous site, with a different layout, colour scheme and feel about…

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Vernon Saunders talks about his memories

Posted: Friday 20 February, 2009

Vernon Saunders, as Werner Schwarz, escaped from Berlin in the first of the Kindertransport and was brought to Bath 70 years ago. He recently came in to The Mission Theatre to talk to all the cast of Kindertransport about his memories and experiences.…

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Ann Garner wins “Arts person of the year” 2008.

Posted: Monday 05 January, 2009

Next Stage Artistic Director, Ann Garner, was thrilled to be awarded the title of '2008 Arts Person Of The Year' in the Bath Chronicle's special New Year edtion. The article read as follows: "Ann founded the Next Stage Theatre Company 15 years ago to…

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Award for actor in New York debut

Posted: Wednesday 17 December, 2008

The company was delighted to learn that Andrew Ellison, founder director of Next Stage, has been awarded Most Outstanding Male Actor by Broadway Talkin', the critical body that reviews the dramas that are produced in all the New York arts festivals that…

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Orpheus Descending: Viewer Comments

Posted: Sunday 07 December, 2008

Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams, performed Tuesday 25th - Saturday 29th November 2008. The company's production of Orpheus Descending shocked and disturbed audiences as Tennessee Wiliams intended. A magnificent cast delivered five brilliant performances…

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