Behind the Scenes
Wednesday 15 November 2017

Jack and the Beanstalk Behind the Scenes: Panto rehearsals begin!


On Monday morning Jack and the Beanstalk rehearsals kicked off with a bang! The cast, crew, production team and Arts Theatre staff joined together for the first read through of the script - a favourite date in the pantomime calendar for many of us!

The script read through begins rehearsals every year, and it's a great chance for the whole Arts Theatre pantomime company to meet (over some classic panto jokes!) before a busy, fun and joyful festive period!

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Tuesday 28 February 2017

La Strada: Production shots


Calling all film fanatics! Federico Fellini's Oscar winning 1954 Italian cinematic masterpiece La Strada has been adapted into a stunning stage production, and it's with us Monday 17 March - Saturday 8 April! 

Here's a sneak peek of the beautiful production, featuring live instruments, circus arts and incredible physical theatre...

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Friday 6 January 2017

Dick Whittington Behind the Scenes: Panto in Numbers!


This weekend marks our final performances of Dick Whittington and his Cat, so with panto season sadly drawing to a close for another year, we thought we'd offer you something slightly different... Panto by numbers!

Our spectacular cast have performed Dick Whittington 62 times - that's 155 hours!

15,000 words make up the pantomime script.

30 Front of House staff have worked hard to make your trip to the theatre as special as possible...

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Thursday 17 November 2016

Dick Whittington Behind the Scenes: A Glimpse into Rehearsals

Earlier this week the cast, creatives and company of this year's traditional family pantomime Dick Whittington and his Cat gathered for the script read-through, an annual tradition for Cambridge Arts Theatre, and always a wonderful way to kick off the rehearsal period.

Everyone from the cast, director and choreographer, to the musical team, producer and Cambridge Arts Theatre staff all joined to meet the team who make our pantomime happen and hear the hilarious words of writing duo Al Morley and Matt Crosby brought to life.

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

Dick Whittington Behind the Scenes: Cast photo shoot!

With 50 days and counting until our festive extravaganza Dick Whittington kicks off, here at Cambridge Arts Theatre we are well and truly gearing up for the festive period and getting into the Christmas spirit… (*Oh yes we are!*)

EastEnders star Paul Nicholas is set to star as the dastardly evil King Rat alongside Cambridge’s number one Dame Matt Crosby, Robert Rees as Idle Jack and Holly Easterbrook in the title role.

Now our brilliant cast is announced, we thought we’d share some behind the scenes glimpses from the photo shoot with you all…  

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