||The date by which the Actors have been told to learn all
their lines, i.e. when they have to put their 'books down' in
||The last rehearsal before the Opening Night, performed
in full costume (i.e. Dress) and make-up. For Midland Players this is always
the Tuesday night.
||The first day in which we 'get in' to the theatre to
build the set, bring in the props and set up the lighting and sound. For
Midland Players this is the first Sunday, usually at 10 am.
||The morning after the last performance of a production
when we remove all our props from the theatre and repatriate them.
||Any objects required for the play. These range from
personal props, carried by the actors (e.g. a cigarette case) to large items
||The Sheffield And District Amateur Theatrical
Association is a grouping of local drama groups. SADATA provides criticisms
of productions on request and holds an annual one act play festival.
||Breaking the set and tidying things up after the last
performance, ready for the Get-Out the next day. This is on Saturday night
||The penultimate rehearsal, primarily for the benefit of
the technicians - sound, lighting, props and general stage management -
rather than the actors. This is on the Monday night for us.