Curtain up on spring season at Stephen Joseph

The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, by night
The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, by night
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The latest Northern Broadsides production and John Godber’s Teechers are highlights at the Stephen Joseph Theatre this spring.

The venue launches into 2014 with a festivals, new visiting productions, music, poetry, live streaming and films.

The season starts with the ReachOut Festival which brings together youth theatre, schools and communities.

It runs from February 10 to March 8 and promises something for all ages.

As part of Scarborough’s Coastival programme, the theatre is showcasing comedians from the UK and world circuit in Comedy Club 4 Kids.

Contemporary African dance troupe Tavaziva Dance return to host a workshop on February 15 and to perform on February 16.

Things gets heated on March 13 with the arrival of Amateur Girl marking the first of the new season’s visiting productions.

EastEnders’ Lucy Speed appears in the play about the reality behind the fantasy business.

The Memory of Water, about three sisters, runs from March 26 to April 5 and Teechers, hit the stage on April 7 and 8.

Northern Broadsides brings its new productio An August Bank Holiday Lark to the venue in April.