Preview: Cast opening weekend

Award-winning Yorkshire playwright Richard Cameron sees his play THE'GLEE CLUB return home to its native Doncaster, professionally produced'for the first time in the town as the show opens Doncaster's new �22m'performance venue, Cast on Friday 6 September. Running in Cast's new'620 seat auditorium until 21 September, the show will be directed by'Nottingham-based director Esther Richardson.
Award-winning Yorkshire playwright Richard Cameron sees his play THE'GLEE CLUB return home to its native Doncaster, professionally produced'for the first time in the town as the show opens Doncaster's new �22m'performance venue, Cast on Friday 6 September. Running in Cast's new'620 seat auditorium until 21 September, the show will be directed by'Nottingham-based director Esther Richardson.
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Cast opening weekend

Doncaster’s new performing arts venue opens tomorrow with a spectacular outdoor event in Sir Nigel Gresley Square off Water
dale at 6pm.

Musicians, singers, dancers and spoken word artists will tell stories of Doncaster, of myths and legends, and there are lots of surprises promised.

The celebration is free and open to all.

The first performance in the main space is Glee Club, which starts tomorrow and continues to Saturday September 21.

The town’s leading playwright Richard Cameron wrote this song-filled comedy charting the lives and heartaches of a group of miners from Edlington.

In the past the show, which was first performed in 2002, has played in the West End and across the UK.

The production features some of the language of the pit, plus some male nudity.

Then there are more free performances taking place all day at Cast to celebrate the venue’s opening weekend.

They include film, spoken word, an arts market where people can swap their work, breakdance, a puppet show, jazz and classical music and even a knitting session.

For more details and bookings for Glee Club, go to www.castindoncaster.com or call 01302 303 959.