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REVIEW | Butterfly in Blood | RNCM

Butterfly in Blood takes the audience on a journey through the torment and agony that the Jews suffered at the Nazi concentration camps. During this improvised opera, the story of one woman’s fight is highlighted through music. During the Holocaust, over a million men, women and children lost their lives in Auschwitz. Fania Fenelon, a soprano…

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,…

INTERVIEW | Yvonne Murphy | Women in the Creative Industries

“Why do you identify as a feminist?”, I asked Yvonne when I first sat down with her at the British Council’s Women in the Creative Industries event. “Because I’m a human being” she responded. Yvonne Murphy is a Freelance Director/Producer and Artistic Director of Omidaze Productions. She directed an all-female Richard III and Henrey IV co-production with Wales…

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