If you asked people what a pantomime was, many of them would define it as something related to farce. This is partly true, since the origin of the theatrical term derives from the way the actors in this kind of theatre interpret their roles. From the dame, the baddie and all the way up to the usual eponymous hero, from the bad jokes to the tear-jerking ending, pantomime is a typical theatrical English genre put on stage in the run up to Christmas. Oh yes it is!
Time to talk about this big pop musical with music from two great musicals: Grease and Hair. At the end of March we will be welcoming back Psychedelic Cool, a musical written and directed by Nick Moore! This show was last seen in our smaller theatre in 2010, it tells the story of a school theatre group who want to put on a musical, half the group want to do Grease and half want to do Hair. more
There is a universal truth we all have to face: everything eventually ends. However, it’s not something Nate thinks about, he’s only 16. After being diagnosed with leukemia, instead of being depressed, he decides to face it with courage and hope. This decision will make him write a list that will have as its main goal helping his friends in their personal lives.
We have started rehearsing our Christmas theatre course. Next week we’ll be performing “A Christmas Carol”, a traditional tale written by Charles Dickens adapted by our artistic director Nick Moore. This popular classic tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a stubborn and selfish businessman who despises Christmas. One night he receives the visit of three ghosts that will accompany him, as he witnesses various Christmas scenes. These ghosts will give him the opportunity to look deep into his soul whilst he thinks about his life.
Welcome to our new season! Networks Theatre has always surprised with its ambitious schedule of shows and this year is no different! Starting off we welcome Pedro Murcia back to the theatre to direct his own retelling of Hamlet, with a marvellous cast of experienced Networks’ stalwarts “Killing Hamlet” at the end of October is going to be a thrilling start to the theatrical season.
After that, in November, it just wouldn’t feel the same without our traditional pantomime and this year we’re presenting SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS. A cast of thirty brings you the best pantomime on the Costa Blanca with a cast that includes writer and director Nick Moore as Muddles and Dennis Carpenter as the Wicked Queen! more
We interview today Killing Hamlet’s director, ex Networks student and current Networks Theatre actor, Pedro Murcia. This play will be performed the last week of October, in the middle of Halloween week. A great show about spirits, demons, disloyalty and murder. But fair enough! Let Pedro Murcia tell you all the details about the play! more