Dance and drama in Southampton

The Featherstonehaughs will be performing at The Point, Eastleigh on October 5
The Featherstonehaughs will be performing at The Point, Eastleigh on October 5
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As theatres across the area announce their Autumn seasons two theatres in Southampton are no different with drama productions and choreographed dance performances.

The Nuffield Theatre, Southampton is holding a number of plays throughout September including ,Othello, Macbeth, Those Magnificent Men and Bang Bang Bang, while The Point, Eastleigh drama season opens with King Lear on September 2 followed by 1 Beach Road on September 23.

The Silent Twins, written by Marjorie Wallace, winner of the Fringe First Award 2010 in Edinburgh, will be at The Nuffield Theatre in October, but the The Point, Eastleigh has more dance in mind with The Featherstonehaughs, an all-male dance company, performing on October 5.

Throughout November, The Nuffield Theatre invites theatre companies to perform including Volcano, MaisonFoo and even the Gandini Jugglers. But The Point, Eastleigh will be holding a UK premier as choreographer Ben Wright launches his new work. The Lessoning Of Difference.

Although not featuring a full length Christmas production the theatre’s youth group will be staging Peter Pan from December 16 to 21, while The Nuffield Theatre, Southampton is showing The Borrowers from November 24 until January 8.

For more information about tickets and dates contact the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton on (023) 8067 1771 or visit

Similarly, for The Point, Eastleigh call (023) 8065 2333 or visit