It’s 100 days until Christmas and it’s now officially acceptable to think about it, plan it and get excited for that big holiday season!
Quirki by Cirque Surreal is coming to intu Trafford Centre for a strictly limited season this October half-term, in what promises to be an unforgettable show for the whole family.
‘A Night at the Museum’ meets contemporary circus in this big top spectacular. Audiences will be transported from the heart of Mexico, to unexplored worlds of fantasy, where strange creatures from supernatural realms illuminate and come to life in spellbinding set-pieces of physical improbabilities.
53two are delighted to announce that actor Shobna Gulati is to be added as their second patron, as she throws her support behind the independent theatre and their mission to provide accessible, affordable & quality theatre in the city centre.
Musical theatre lovers will be ready to man the barricades as blockbusting theatrical juggernaut Les Misérables is coming to Leeds Grand Theatre in 2020.
Rebel Music, the latest play from Birmingham born award-winning playwright and screenwriter Robin French, receives its world première at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in September. Inspired by the Rock Against Racism movement of the 70s and a celebration of the diverse musical legacy of the Midlands, the production will run from Thursday 19th September to Saturday 5th October and will also tour to 15 local venues.
I was thrilled when I heard that EBird Theatre Productions were staging Chilean playwright Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden at The Hope Street Theatre in September so it was with much excitement that I caught up with actor Emma Bird and producer Siobhan Noble to discuss what they were doing with the play.
The return of award-winning playwright Luke Barnes to Liverpool was the perfect excuse for a catch-up about his new play, Lost Boys, which will run at the Unity Theatre before touring community venues around Merseyside and I was intrigued to discover what it was about with Barnes more than happy to elaborate.
Z Bo Jackson, in partnership with the Palace Theatre, Manchester, are proud to announce a gala night of dance – hosted by Kimberly Wyatt - to launch The Z Bo Jackson Company - the UK’s new dance fusion theatre company.
In just two weeks’ time, Birmingham Hippodrome will present its first home-grown youth production as a fresh new production of West Side Story comes to the main stage from 29th – 31st August.
Bill Kenwright’s ‘Dazzling’ (Sunday Telegraph) production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers returns this summer with a UK tour. Starring Lyn Paul in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone for the final time, she will be joined by Joel Benedict as Eddie, Danielle Corlass as Linda, Danny Taylor as Sammy and Chloe Taylor as Mrs Lyons. Alexander Patmore returns as Mickey alongside Robbie Scotcher as the narrator.
Following a sold-out, Fringe First winning run at Edinburgh Fringe 2018, where it returns this summer, Cora Bissett’s What Girls Are Made Of charts her rollercoaster journey from indie-kid hopeful to wised-up woman. In this exhilarating and exciting piece of gig theatre, directed by Orla O’Loughlin (Mouthpiece) and winner of a Scottish Culture Award 2019, Cora celebrates life’s euphoric highs and epic shitstorms accompanied by a live band, with a brand-new drummer.
Page 1 of 49