Busy, busy ...

The pace is certainly hectic here at Origins HQ.

We are in rehearsal for our first ever musical, Star Prize, which has its premiere at Shanklin Theatre on the Isle of Wight on October 2. We think it might be a first ... the first country music musical ... unless, of course, you know different? And look out for a sneak preview at the amazing Sweetcorn Fayre at Arreton Barns on the afternoon of September 27, when we will also be leading the biggest line dance the Isle of Wight has ever seen.

We are also getting together for a preliminary read through for our February production, again at Shanklin Theatre, of our second Agatha Christie classic play. All will be revealed soon, as they say.

Our judges are patiently waiting for the closing date of our playwriting competition, From Page to Stage 2014, in which the challenge is to write a 15 minute play on the theme of 'turning the tables'. All six winning plays will be performed at a special event on the Isle of Wight on March 21, so that's definitely a date for your diary.

And we are preparing to start work on a very innovative project, based on a one act play, which promises to open up a whole new world for us!  Again, all will be revealed, so stay with us.

We hope you can make time to join us for Star Prize in October. All the words and the music are original, and it will be a good opportunity to forget about everything and escape for a couple of hours.

Right - back to work! Thanks for supporting Origins Theatre, and see you soon!