Manifest Theatre Group Manifest Theatre Group Manifest Theatre Group
2 Oxford Road
Manningtree
Essex CO11 1BP
Tel: 01206 391309
info@manifesttheatre.co.uk
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Dear Members

A Happy New Year to you all. 2018 is a big year for the Manifest Theatre Group as we are celebrating our 40th Anniversary and we want to share this momentous occasion with all our members old and new. We will be producing a really special Variety Show featuring some of your favourite performers and performances. The show will run from Tuesday 8th to Saturday 12th May 2018. We are sure many you would love to be part of the production and perhaps recapture a performance you really enjoyed whether it was a solo or a chorus number. We need your talent to ensure our celebration of 40 years entertainment at The Manifest Theatre will be a production our audiences will not want to miss so please contact Val Taylor or Kerry King before the end of January.
We shall hold a selection night on 28th February at the theatre for everyone wishing to participate.

See you at the theatre!


Christmas Social Evening Fundraising

Thank you to all of you who attended our very enjoyable Manifest Theatre Christmas social gathering on 9th December.
The evening raised £70 for the NSPCC.


Manifest Theatre Junior Group

The youth group, run by Chris Sadd with assistance from Kate Sheffield and Amanda Rowe, continued to progress well through the last term of 2017. So much so that they were able to perform a short play to parents, on the 14th December, their last session of the term. The production was greatly enjoyed by all. A trophy in the name of the late Jan Watkins who worked so hard to start the Youth Group, will be presented to each termís Shining Star.


Wanted - No. 2 Lighting Board Operator

This entails operating the Fat Frog computer controlled Lighting Board for rehearsals and on production weeks when required. The Operator will need to have the ability to concentrate on the instructions in the script and follow the cue synopsis precisely.

All cues will be pre-programmed and activated by the 'Go' button or Sub Masters. This is a great opportunity for someone to join our jovial Technical Team. Full training will be given. Please contact our Lighting Designer, Bruce Emeny, on 01206 392034 for more details.

  

Newsletters

Thank you to those who asked to receive their newsletter by email. If anyone else would like to benefit from this service, please email me at info@manifesttheatre.co.uk and we will add you to our email mailing list. Not only will you get your newsletter a little faster but also help save the environment!

You can can view and print a copy of past newsletters here.

Our newsletters are in Adobe Acrobat format.
 

Older newsletters have moved to our past news page.


Past News

Previous news items and non production reports have been archived here.

Awards

We are proud to announce that we have won a
Noda Award for Technical Achievement for the set
from the production of Dead Guilty, Glyn Hill’s first
full Manifest production. Well done to all those
involved.


Nominations

North Essex Theatre Guild 2014/15

  • King Costume Award - Jack The Ripper
  • Jean Jones Award for Set Design/Construction/Dressing - Jack The Ripper
  • Technical Achievement - Lighting & Sound in Jack The Ripper
  • Best Young Actor - Malachy Lockie as Daniel Mendoza in Jack The Ripper
  • Best Actress - Nancy Dines as Marie Kelly in Jack The Ripper
  • Collyer-Smith Marine Trophy for Best Musical - Jack the Ripper directed by Kerry King
  • The Terry Sadler Memorial Trophy for Front Of House - Manifest Theatre Group
  • Costume Award - Roleplay
  • Set Design/Construction - Quartet & Roleplay
  • Lyndon Trophy for Technical Achievement - Roleplay
  • Best Supporting Actress - Helen Bridge as Arabella in Roleplay
  • The David Knight Shield for Best Actor - Paul George as Justin in Roleplay
  • Best Actress - Alison Baker as Julie-Ann in Roleplay
  • The Doris Griffith Memorial Cup for Best Production - Roleplay directed by Val Taylor

View the full list of our awards & nominations -->


Website updates

Sept 2017 - updated all pages and added several production and photos.