Encore is a friendly theatre club for the over 50s who want to engage with theatre more closely. Each session will focus on a different talk, workshop or Q&A session with a range of freelance art practitioners and industry professionals, alongside Orla O’Connor, Nottingham Playhouse’s Education Officer. All are welcome and activities are suitable for everyone.

Autumn 2017

Sessions will take place on the second Tuesday of every month 1:30pm – 3:30pm from September 2017.

12 September: “Extra Extra!”

Previous Club Encore member Mike Newbold returns to talk about his adventures hobnobbing with the celebs. A hilarious talk on what it’s really like to be an extra within the TV and film world.

10 October: All My Sons

Director Fiona Buffini and Designer Dorrie Scott talk about our production of All My Sons.

14 November: Cinderella

It’s panto time again! Join Kenneth Alan Taylor and the cast of Cinderella in rehearsal.

12 December: Christmas Party

Bring some food for the table, feast on Christmas treats, and then watch the dress rehearsal for Town Mouse and Country Mouse – our own festive treat for little ones and their families this Christmas!

9 January: Sarah Brigham

Sarah Brigham, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Derby Theatre visits Encore to talk about their programme and life in the fast lane.

All workshop based activities will be fully accessible, but members can elect to observe if they feel more comfortable with this.


To book your place please call our friendly Box Office team on 0115 941 9419.

Price: £6 per session or £50 for all 10 sessions (This payment must be made in full and in advance of the first session).

If you would like to find out more information about Club Encore, please email participation@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk or call 0115 947 4361.