All too often budding actors are lost to the profession when they leave college as the endless struggle to find work can smash their dreams which prompted performance arts teacher Jennie Fairclough to do something about it.
Huddersfield’s Lawrence Batley Theatre has announced a bold season including a big community production to celebrate its 25-year anniversary.
Leeds Playhouse are staging a new cross cultural play with Kani Public Arts Center as one of the official events in the Japan Season of Culture.
Liverpool Network Theatre Group (LNTG) are well into rehearsals for their forthcoming summer production of one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, As You Like It, which is being staged at several venues around the city. I was pleased to catch up with director Frank Kennedy, Donna Day, Chair of LNTG and performing in this production, and Production Manager James Gray.
‘You are about to see a story of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery – all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts.’
Fresh from their smash hit tour of Malorie Blackman’s Noughts & Crosses, Pilot Theatre will next stage the world premiere of Crongton Knights.
Emteaz Hussain has adapted Alex Wheatle’s Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Winner that starts on the tough Crongton Estate as six mates set out to help a friend in trouble.
Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, Hope Mill Theatre and Ray Rackham Theatrical are delighted to announce that Harriet Thorpe and Tim Flavin will star as Vera and Beauregard respectively in the first professional UK revival of Jerry Herman’s much loved musical MAME. They join the previously announced Tracie Bennett in the title role.
A whistleblowing expert fights against the majority when politicians put power and profit before public safety. 3 years on from the Brexit vote and 2 years on from Grenfell, the play questions the effectiveness of our democracy when we trust an uninformed majority and reject the advice of experts and cries out against the establishment who put profit before public safety.
Michael Harrison and Jonathan Church have announce that Chichester Festival Theatre’s Olivier Award-nominated production of Singin’ in the Rain will play a strictly limited five-week season at Sadler’s Wells in Summer 2020.
Shakespeare's Sonnets are given a dramatic makeover by Israel's Thespis Theatre Troupe at Whitefield Garrick 10th – 11th July 2019, as part of Greater Manchester Fringe.
Shakespeare's Sonnets, a tower of lyrical excellence, cover such universal themes as procreation and conception, passage of time and mortality, jealousy and love, beauty and erotica.
Birmingham Hippodrome is proud to announce the all-star line-up for this year’s must-see pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which plays from Saturday 21st December 2019 - Sunday 2nd February 2020.
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