Dates have been announced for this years Hightide festival in Halesworth.
The Cut arts centre in Halesworth, Suffolk has hosted the arts event since 2007 and is looking forward to another successful event this year.
The festival will run from the 28th April to the 8th May, and will set the stage for a host of contemporary writing theatre.
Plays included at The Cut centre will include American Playwright, Stephen Belber’s, ‘Dusk Ring in a Bell’. Also featuring is Andrew Motion, making his debut as a playwright. His production, ‘Incoming’ examines the lives of a soldier killed in Afghanistan along with his widow and son.
Much like this tale, there is sure to be some hard hitting drama on show in Halesworth, yet the festival also brings a sense of fun to the stage. ‘Nicked’, a musical by Director Pia Fertado, features Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg as its central character along with several other famous politicians.
Over the past few years the festival in Halesworth has produced some brilliant acts, that have gone on to win critical acclaim. Adam Brace’s ‘Stovepipe’, first shown at The Cut in Halesworth has since transferred to London. The production was named in The Sunday Times, as one of the ten best theatre productions of the decade.
Adam Brace will return to Halesworth this year with a new production, ‘Midnight Your Time’.
Whatever your taste of theatre, or even if your new to the stage, it may be worth taking a trip down to Halesworth this April and May, for what is sure to be an interesting festival.