South Street is situated just to the South of Reading's town centre, 5 minutes from the Oracle Riverside, and boasts two performance spaces. The small-scale programme focuses on critically acclaimed touring theatre, music, comedy & spoken word.
SITELINES is a programme of off-site work curated by South Street, encompassing everything that doesn't fit a traditional theatre space. Find out more about SITELINES
South Street supports the development of new performance work for Reading audiences and beyond. Find out more about our Resident Artists.
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Our award winning programme of off-site work - winner of the Reading Culture Award for Cultural Space of the Year in 2017.
SITELINES - Theatre in Unusual Spaces, is a programme of off-site work curated by South Street, encompassing everything that doesn't fit a traditional theatre space including outdoor spectacle, intimate one-to-one work, promenade performance, site-specific / responsive work and everything in between.
SITELINES has previously attracted some of the country’s finest and most innovative companies to Reading including Action Hero, Dante or Die, Made in China, Third Angel, Hannah Jane Walker & Chris Thorpe, Unfinished Business and Greg Wohead. South Street has also worked with Reading's finest talent too, to produce new shows for and about Reading, including Benedict Sandiford & Cassie Friend, Hogarth Productions & Beautiful Creatures.
To date locations in Reading that have hosted SITELINES performances include Madejski Stadium Home Changing Rooms, Malmaison Hotel, Jacksons Stores, Lok'n'Store self-storage, Reading School Cricket Pavilion, University of Reading Whiteknight's Campus, Reading College Graduate Hair Salon, The Oracle Shopping Centre Car Park, Market Place, Broad Street, The Abbey School ladies toilets, a post office van and the 3B's pub