Welcome to the SADATA website. SADATA is an umbrella organisation representing the Amateur Theatre Societies in Sheffield and surrounding district. Here you can find out more about our association, discover who are members and what they are doing, share ideas, get help with a project and most importantly, discover what SADATA can do for you.
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June 2015, Wednesday 17th 7:15pm to Saturday 20th 7:00pm
One Act Play Festival
The oldest, largest and best loved amateur theatre event in the city returns for another year, bigger, brighter and bolder than ever.
Library Theatre, Tudor Square, SHEFFIELD S1 1XZ
Entries and Synopses
Wednesday, 17th June
Gosforth Youth Theatre
Around The World with Class Six by Nick Warburton
Class six are well-behaved, hardworking and BORED, until Mr Parker, the supply teacher sets them off on a voyage around the world with Sir Francis Drake, aboard the Golden Hind.
Act One Drama Studio
Echo Beach by Dennis Johns
A group of friends gather on a beach for an all night vigil to a friend who has died. Although still young, they are learning quickly what life is about.
Thursday, 18th June
The Song And Dance Man by David Lumb
As the Age of Variety is coming to an end, Henry Vance has to recognise that his career is following a similar path.
Hard Feelings by David Manning
It is the aftermath of John’s funeral, and not everyone liked him. In fact, did he have any redeeming features?
The Strolling Players
The Interruption by Jack Massey
Spencer Goddard’s wife has just died. Did he poison her? Or is someone trying to poison him?
Friday, 19th June
A Cold Day in Hell by Rod Duncan
OFSTED, having taken on the responsibility for how schools, children's centres, teacher training colleges etc are run, have asked themselves "Why stop there?" We're not sure the Devil will approve!
Splinters Theatre Group
Overtime by H Connolly
This play tells of chaos at a retirement party. With a potent mixture of drink, unrequited love, a stripper-gram and an escaped tarantula, anything can happen, and probably will!
53 Theatre Group
Smile by David Oxley
When Eddie Bryson wins a stand up talent competition, the world opens up and fame and fortune beckon. But Eddie soon learns that show business is not all laughs.
Saturday, 20th June
The Donahue Sisters by Geraldine Aron
Dunya, Annie and Rosie Donahue meet after several years. They are all having problems with their men folk. But the Donahue Sisters stick together. They did when they were children, with chilling results, and they will in the future. The men folk had better look out.
Dewsbury Arts Group
Green Forms by Alan Bennett
Doris and Doreen have comfortable jobs in a large organisation. But are they perhaps too comfortable? Is Big Brother (or Sister) watching them?