INTERVIEW | Tania Azevedo Talks Championing Female Voices on Stage in The Toyboy Diaries

The Hope Mill Theatre are championing new musical theatre with their upcoming production of the Toyboy Diaries, a sharp and witty musical comedy based on Wendsy Sailisbury’s bestselling memoir. The world premiere production is directed by Tania Azevedo who isn’t shy to new musicals; “My experience up to date has been in new musical theatre,…

INTERVIEW | Natalie Radmall-Quirke Talks Bringing to Life Human Connection and Conversation in The Weir

After a highly successful run in the West End, English Touring Theatre is taking Conor McPherson’s play The Weir on tour. The production is set inside a rural Irish pub, and a woman from Dublin has just moved into the area, they learn about her mysterious nature and uncover many truths. Natalie Radmall-Quirke plays Valerie,…

REVIEW | Guys and Dolls | Royal Exchange

By moving the iconic musical Guys and Dolls slightly up north in New York, Talawa Theatre has managed to create a brand new production set in Harlem that captures the lives of New York gangsters, circling their gambling and love lives through classic musical theatre. Director Michael Buffong has maintained the central storyline of Sky…

REVIEW | A Christmas Carol | RSC

Christmas isn’t quite over in Stratford-Upon-Avon as the age-old festive tale A Christmas Carol continues to thrive into the new year. David Edgar’s adaptation is a beautifully crafted production with a moving message. The strong design engages the audience with its Victorian setting that is a visual feast for the eyes. Dickens’ iconic tale is…

2017 in Review | Top Ten Theatre

2017 has definitely been a year of remarkable talent, superb writing and innovative productions. I’ve seen over 80 shows this year, therefore, narrowing it down to this list was difficult, but I chose the shows that really touched me. I adore theatre, and I use this blog to champion it. As a thoroughly optimistic person…

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