Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round - Design

The Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough, was the company’s second home built on the ground floor of a former school. It opened 26 October 1976 following a 60 day conversion of the school to theatre.
The main theatre held 308 seats whilst the smaller end-stage studio space held 70 seats.

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A ground-plan for the main auditorium at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough. This shows the new familiar Y-shaped design for the voms (stage entrances) with the run-round for the actor indicated by the red shading. (Copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust)
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A photograph of the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round showing the re-designed layout including the three voms (stage entrances). The seats at the venue were taken from the town’s former Floral Hall after it closed and later knocked down. (Copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust)

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd. Images copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust.