On sale now – Me and My Girl and our summer fundraiser – see the “Shows” pages
- And later in the year:
- Hello Dolly! by Jerry Herman – Autumn 2022
Since 1959 the company has established a fine record for classical and contemporary theatre in the region. The Irving Youth Company was founded in 1986 and merged with the main company several years later where it still stages up to three productions a year. In 2019 we will be celebrating our Diamond Anniversary.
The company played a major role in supporting the restoration of the Theatre Royal both during the 1960s and the recent tremendously successful project of 2005-2007.
Priding itself on presenting a wide range of musicals and plays, the theatre group gives opportunities to those who have done it for many years (the oldest member being in his 80s) as well as those who have never trod the boards before.
It’s opening night! Can’t wait to see you all! Bel & Nev Xx https://t.co/yJloClwEhj https://t.co/Qh2JoXa0KzPosted on Tuesday 9th November 2021 12:50
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And now time for our Autumn production. Details below! Please Come along and support! https://t.co/yJloClf2SJ https://t.co/wCiZeYm2clPosted on Tuesday 5th October 2021 18:05
Join us for Bobby’s 35th birthday? https://t.co/4Fu8PExfwD https://t.co/dm8d9Vu7EZPosted on Monday 29th March 2021 18:56
Would you want to miss this? Really? Honestly? https://t.co/Vvu25t4cdS https://t.co/e4vhUFk1fZPosted on Monday 10th February 2020 21:09
All I want is a room somewhere.... #myfairlady @TheatreRoyalBSE https://t.co/WQw9OMUOAm https://t.co/VDR5iTWm5nPosted on Wednesday 17th July 2019 20:12
Sounding amazing! https://t.co/uGQWMMaAKEPosted on Sunday 10th March 2019 12:12
An empty pit https://t.co/KaJxVkn1pOPosted on Sunday 10th March 2019 11:39
Sitz Probe preparation https://t.co/dduZmmSUBaPosted on Sunday 10th March 2019 11:28
Each game of chess... https://t.co/WDWmxGEwHOPosted on Sunday 10th March 2019 10:54
Pit preparations https://t.co/lrWjzzsdimPosted on Sunday 10th March 2019 10:06
Sound man Phil has checked in... https://t.co/6FHrp4hGMdPosted on Sunday 10th March 2019 10:06
Home for the week! https://t.co/ZYmjFDzp8vPosted on Sunday 10th March 2019 10:05
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Grudge match. @TheatreRoyalBSE March 12-16. In chess and love...who will conquer? #chessthemusical https://t.co/cBx1vR4PIcPosted on Wednesday 6th March 2019 10:46
Grab your @buryfree @NKTJournal @haverhill for a preview of what’s coming up! We’re mega excited! @TheatreRoyalBSE https://t.co/QhfyKPydimPosted on Thursday 28th February 2019 20:11
Each game of chess means there’s one less Variation left to be played https://t.co/gulVtbXXpQPosted on Friday 22nd February 2019 22:33
Press conference #chess https://t.co/oZb7UMWXt7Posted on Tuesday 15th January 2019 19:19
And onto the next show.... #Chess #Merano https://t.co/J2vbyZ5S6gPosted on Monday 19th November 2018 20:19
Opening night @TheatreRoyalBSE . Absolutely fabulous show. Well done all involved! #alloallo https://t.co/j41CqczXcWPosted on Tuesday 6th November 2018 22:23
While Allo Allo! Steps onto the stage @TheatreRoyalBSE next week, Chess rehearsals are underway! https://t.co/65UW8bdf7CPosted on Wednesday 31st October 2018 20:07
It is I. Leclerc.... https://t.co/Qim9crhg2cPosted on Sunday 14th October 2018 10:13
Good moaning! https://t.co/DbWSTMoYorPosted on Sunday 14th October 2018 10:09
Mdm Edith, ‘entertaining’ the customers in Rene’s cafe... https://t.co/16AxygwUslPosted on Sunday 14th October 2018 10:05
Capt Bertorelli, Colonel Kurt Von Strohm & Helga. https://t.co/S2NsRbAf02Posted on Sunday 14th October 2018 9:59
The Irving Stage Company has a uniquely strong tradition of regularly performing Plays, Musicals, revues and in special events for charity.
We try and be diverse with our production choices and welcome feedback on these from our membership and audiences. We are also always interested to hear suggestions for future productions so please get in touch with the committee if you think you know of a musical or play that you can see the Irving Stage Company doing well! You can look at a list of the shows that we have performed on our ‘Past Productions’ page.
Recent years have seen us perform musicals have included Oklahoma!, West Side Story, Jesus Chris Superstar (NODA award), Hairspray, Footloose, Jekyll and Hyde and Sweeney Todd.
Plays have included two Agatha Christie thrillers, And Then There Were None and The Unexpected Guest; The Crucible, A Streetcar Named Desire, Stepping Out and A Chorus of Disapproval.
The group also ventured outside and performed Romeo and Juliet in the St Edmundsbury Cathedral’s cloisters.
We are always on the lookout for fun, enthusiastic people to work behind the scenes. Here you can find some of the areas you could get involved with, these are the jobs that make sure our productions run as smoothly as possible!
We would love to hear from you no matter whether you are experienced or have never been in a theatre before! You can find our contact details on the Contact Us page. Or if you prefer, you can use the form below and send us a quick message.
Front of House
selling programmes and raffle tickets as well as greeting audience members during show week.
helping the show to run as smoothly as possible by moving scenery/curtains between scenes.
helping to source the props and making sure they are in the right place at the right time during show week!
Hair & Make-Up
perfect for you if you’re interested in hair and/or make-up design for stage and would like to gain some more experience.
helping to source costumes and make sure that we have the right “look” on stage.
Chairperson Julie Merrick
Treasurer Sian Couture
Business Manager Darian Vomund
Secretary Christian Jenner
Elected at the Annual General Meeting held 25 May 2021