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  • Perth Theatre reopening photograph

    Perth Theatre reopens after £16.6m transformation

    Submitted by pdochard@horsec... on Tue, 2017-12-19 09:48

    Perth Theatre marked its official reopening with the first performance of homecoming panto Aladdin on Saturday 9 December.

    The theatre audience joined in as panto dame Barrie Hunter and the Provost of Perth and Kinross, Dennis Melloy declared Perth Theatre open from the stage. Following the cutting of a gold ribbon with a giant pair of comedy scissors, the panto dame and Provost showed off some nifty footwork in a Strictly style dance off!  

  • World AIDS Day photograph

    Perth College students exhibit for World AIDS Day

    Submitted by pdochard@horsec... on Thu, 2017-11-23 16:39

    Horsecross Arts and Perth College, UHI are, once again, collaborating on the curating and staging of an annual student exhibition for World AIDS Day (Friday 1 December).

    This is the fifth year that the two Perth organisations have worked together on an exhibition exploring the global AIDS pandemic and the widespread HIV stigma.

  • Wishy Washe washes sponsors' wheels photo

    Wishy Washy washes sponsors' wheels!

    Submitted by pdochard@horsec... on Thu, 2017-11-23 14:30

    Sponsors Struans Motors Ltd have gone the extra mile to support Perth Theatre’s homecoming panto Aladdin, by creating a specially branded car.

    The Peugeot 3008 SUV was given a spit and polish by Wishy Washy – actor Tyler Collins – when it passed by the newly reopened Perth Theatre’s courtyard area.

    Craig MacKenzie, general sales manager for Struans said:

  • Press pic for Perth Theatre reopening

    Perth Theatre reopens after £16.6m transformation

    Submitted by pdochard@horsec... on Tue, 2017-11-14 14:10

    Perth Theatre reopened its doors to the public on Monday 13 November after its £16.6m transformation.

    The Box Office and Perth Theatre Café and Bar welcomed the first curious customers through the new Mill Street entrance from 9am. The Perth Theatre Café and Theatre Bar will now be open from 9am to 7pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 11pm on Friday and Saturday. Box Office is open Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm.    

    Everyone is invited to come and check out the transformed venue on Saturday 18 November, when Perth Theatre will be holding an Open House from 12pm to 5pm.

  • Joan Knight Studio photograph

    Perth Theatre Studio named in honour of Joan Knight

    Submitted by pdochard@horsec... on Mon, 2017-11-06 15:04

    The new Studio in the transformed Perth Theatre has been named in honour of Joan Knight, a past artistic director of the 117-year-old venue.

    Joan Knight, who was artistic director of Perth Theatre from 1968 to 1993, was renowned as a champion for young talent and new playwriting. This commitment will be reflected in the Joan Knight New Commission Fund which will be set up to invest in emerging talent with the Joan Knight Studio as its stage. Donations to the fund are being invited from members of the public. 

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