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REVIEW | Get Carter | Northern Stage UK Tour

Get Carter is a gripping, high intensity production about a criminal that returns to his hometown of Newcastle to find out who murdered his brother. Based on the novel Jack’s Return Home by Ted Lewis, the stage adaptation uses innovative theatrical elements to bring the story to life. The set, designed by Leo Warner for 59 Productions, is a textured…

NEWS | Parade | Hope Mill Theatre

Manchester’s newest arts venue, the Hope Mill Theatre, an old mill converted into a fringe-style theatre and cafe, will be reviving the heart wrenching production of Parade in collaboration with London-based theatre producers Aria Entertainment and James Baker Productions. It’s a powerful, emotive musical with a strong core message. With music by Jason Robert Brown,…

REVIEW | The Chairs | Extant- UK Tour

Extant are Britain’s leading professional performing arts company of visually impaired people. They took on the challenge to perform Eugene Ionesco’s absurdist piece The Chairs. It is staged as if it were underwater, which is evident as the audience walk in to water sound effects. The set, designed by Andrea Carr, expresses an interesting depiction of a…

REVIEW | Breakfast At Tiffany’s | UK Tour

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, adapted from the novel by Truman Capote, is most well known for the iconic film starring Audrey Hepburn, who plays the frivolous country girl turned New York society girl. Richard Greenberg’s stage adaptation of the novel is a slick and pacy yet intimate production. The play itself sticks closely to the novel, as opposed to the…

REVIEW | Annie | UK Tour

The UK Tour of Annie starring Lesley Joseph as Miss Hannigan is a refreshing revamp of a classic musical. Taking inspiration from the current child-focused musicals currently in the West End, Annie has a contemporary feel which is enhanced by the staging and costumes. The stage is covered in brightly coloured jigsaw pieces which create a map…