Spring is in the air as Cumbernauld Theatre announces its busiest season yet at Lanternhouse.
Spring is in the air as Cumbernauld Theatre announces Spring/Summer season at Lanternhouse
Highlights of the 2024 season include:
Encore! celebrates the best in musical theatre with a sparkling evening of performances from talented singers across Scotland, brought to life by Cumbernauld Theatre Company. Whether you’re a fan of Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, or Rogers & Hammerstein, this show has something for everyone and is perfect for all musical theatre lovers.
The Lanternhouse stages will also host an exciting season of visiting theatre by some of the country’s leading companies, from the visually stunning Ruins by MHz to the riveting dark comedy Don’t. Make. Tea from Birds of Paradise. Vanishing Point and Al See Productions bring their vivid and visceral new production Plinth, KT Productions will be in residency with A Giant on the Bridge and the National Theatre of Scotland makes a welcome return with its new production, Maggie & Me.
There’s an opportunity for the community’s best movers and shakers to bring their boogying to Cumbernauld’s streets in STRUT, an exciting community collaboration with Feral Arts. Performance makers MHz areseeking five local dancers to take part in the outdoor nighttime street production – more info can be found at lanternhousearts.org/strut
Cumbernauld Theatre’s live music programme will also liven up the stage, with the return of the Cumbernauld Folk Club featuring visiting guests including Cateran, The Brothers Gillespie, Annie Dressner, and more. Dunedin Consort continues its residency at Cumbernauld Theatre to host two special relaxed concerts of beautiful baroque chamber music, specially-designed for audiences with additional support needs. There will also be musical visits from Quartet Malamatina, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, and many more.
Alongside live performances, Lanternhouse Cinema continues to offer the latest blockbuster feature films and the best cinema experiences in Cumbernauld. We’ve also got world-class performances streamed from concert arenas to major theatres, including National Theatre Live and The Royal Opera House.
It’s really exciting to unveil Cumbernauld Theatre’s 2024 Spring programme, brimming with theatre, dance, music , and more. At times such as these, when there is so much conflict and trouble in the world, it is especially important for us to come together and celebrate our rich and diverse culture together. Our programme has something in it for everyone and everyone is invited to take part, so please, join us, bring your friends and lets make good times happen!Sarah Price, CEO
Tickets for the full programme of live performance and creative learning activities are on sale now via the link below and by Box Office telephone bookings on 01236 732887.
It’s tech week, which means our new festive show opens this weekend. Take a peek some recent rehearsal snaps!
19 Nov 2023
Do you live in Cumbernauld or have a connection to the area? Are you a mover and shaker who loves to dance, perform and boogie? Or do you know someone local who loves to bust a move? We are looking for JOYOUS movers, shakers and local dance heroes to represent the energy and diversity of Aberdeen. Hip-Hop, Bhangra, Jive, Northern Soul, Contemporary, Flamenco, Highland Dancing, Happy Hardcore… anything goes.
17 Nov 2023
From Kilsyth to Carluke, 32 schools and college groups have visited Lanternhouse this week for Tally’s Blood, our co-production alongside The Gaiety, Ayr, and Perth Theatre. We would like to thank all those teachers who chose us for their Drama and English group trips.
13 Oct 2023