What's On

 

Highlights

Please Note: The October performance of Two Way Mirror is now postponed to 19th March 2022.

Macbeth

Theatre
Sun 31st Oct 2021, 6:00PM

Maryland by Lucy Kirkwood

Theatre
6th, 7th, 27th Nov 2021 7:30PM

Coronavirus – A Great British Farce

Theatre
Thu 11 Nov 2021, 7:30PM

Lord God

Theatre
Fri 12 - Sat 13 Nov 2021, 7:30PM
Sun 14 Nov 2021, 7:00PM
Fri 19 - Sat 20 Nov 2021, 7:30PM
Sun 21 Nov 2021, 7:00PM

Loop

Theatre
Fri 26th November 2021 7:30PM

Ghost Stories for Christmas 2021

Theatre
Thu 16 Dec - Sat 18 Dec 2021, 8:00PM

Two Way Mirror by Arthur Miller

Theatre
Sat 19th March 2022 7:30PM

 
 
 

Welcome To The Lantern Theatre

The Lantern Theatre is versatile and flexible performance space in the heart of Brighton, Sussex. We programme a wide range of theatre and performance as well as being the home venue of ACT Brighton the south coasts premier Drama School.

Lantern Update

We are very pleased to announce that we have now expanded our premisies and have a new entrance to the theatre at 77 St James Street, as well as a lovely new bar.

Box Office All Shows

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Finlay Bar

Our Finlay Bar is a unique place to have a pre, interval or post-show drink. Tea, coffee and soft drinks are available, alongside our carefully curated wine & beer menu.

Brighton Fringe 2021

Stay tuned for updates on our Brighton Fringe 2021 shows.

Studio Hire

Spaces are available to hire daytime, evenings and weekends. Our spaces are suitable for a range of Dance and Drama activities as well as for meetings, teaching and training, Yoga, martial arts, youth groups and so on. The Lantern Theatre @ ACT Brighton.

Theatre Hire

The theatre is available for hire throughout the year, dependent on availability and the approval of the Artistic Director. The theatre has a maximum seated capacity of 50 theatre style and 70 standing. There are two entrances to the space and the performance area can be arranged in a variety of configurations from traverse to in the round.

ACT Brighton

ACT is the only Drama School on the South Coast offering a professional actor training. ACT consistently achieves a Graduate employment rate of 65%.

Our ethos is to provide access to professional Drama Training and acting classes for talented individuals who have been unable to follow traditional routes into the acting profession through lack of academic qualifications, financial restrictions or family responsibilities.

Courses run during the evenings and weekends so that students can earn a living or maintain family commitments. Students must be 18+ to apply to the Diploma in Acting and 16+ for the Foundation in Acting and all other adult courses. There is no upper age limit.

AKT - Act Kids Theatre runs on Saturdays during term time and is open to students 6 to 18 years old.