It seems almost fitting for a play to possess such inconsistency when its main subject, Idi Amin, is equally as discrepant. Fortunately, just as the play spends more time lauding the eccentric and charismatic dictator to good effect, there are more positives to take from the irregularity of this piece’s theatrical prowess.
Banging techno music is not usually a musical palate chosen by directors but then Bradford based Common Wealth have never taken the easy route.
We Will Rock You, the global smash hit jukebox musical by rock royalty Queen and Book by Ben Elton crashed the Sheffield party yesterday, it's third venue of the new UK and Ireland tour. WWRY has been dazzling audiences since 2002 in over 19 different countries.
Forget the Disney version, Northern Ballet launches its 50th anniversary year by sharing this beautiful retelling of the story of Cinderella. With a score composed by Philip Feeney, this ballet was choreographed and directed by David Nixon OBE in 2013. Set in Imperial Russia, the production tells the story of a young girl, hated by her stepmother who blames her for her husband’s untimely death. When Cinderella finally escapes from the house, she is enchanted by the freedoms enjoyed by performers at a winter market and by skaters on a frozen lake, where she also meets a magician who is to change her fortune forever.
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