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Tag: Theatre review
Theatre Review | Sunset Boulevard In Concert – At Home – Curve Leicester
With online live streams and pre-recorded shows beaming straight into living rooms and onto all kinds of devices, we’re experiencing a whole new kind of theatre experience – often with the best seat in the house. One of the latest shows to grace our screens is Curve Leicester’s Sunset Boulevard In Concert – At Home.
What’s it like going back to the theatre after lockdown? Musical Movies at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
[Press theatre tickets] Southampton's Mayflower Theatre has reopened its doors and is dipping its toes tentatively into the world of post-lockdown events.
Theatre Review | The Noise We Make – NST Young Company
NST Young Company has continued to conjure up new worlds and stories in both the absence of their theatrical home, and the challenging environment of lockdown.
Theatre review | Until The Ad Break – Maverick Charles Productions
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is just one more cancelled event of 2020 – another calendrical casualty of COVID-19. Fortunately, thanks to the prevalence of online theatre filling the void left by temporarily empty stages, we don't have to entirely miss out.
Theatre Review | Cyrano De Bergerac (NTLive Encore Screening) – Nuffield Southampton Theatres
A man who is good with his words may find his way to many a woman's heart; unless, in Cyrano De Bergerac's case, his face is less pretty than the phrases he turns.
Theatre Review | Make It SO – Nuffield Southampton Theatres
Make It SO 2020 (10-29 February) saw 19 locally-created, work-in-progress shows being performed and showcased over three weeks in NST's Studio space. The festival – in its second year! – was a chance for actors and creators to get feedback on performances and gain much-needed reactions, while getting their names out to new audiences.
Theatre Review | A Monster Calls – Chichester Festival Theatre
Last weekend I made my first trip to Chichester Festival Theatre; a venue I've wanted to visit for a while!
My excuse, finally, was to review A Monster Calls for Broadway World UK, which I had heard good things about and had volunteered to watch.
Theatre Review | Twelfth Night – NST Youth Theatre, Nuffield Southampton Theatres
Adapted and directed by Liam Gifford, assisted by Rosie Peters, and produced by Holly Mitchell, this version of Twelfth Night is NST Youth Theatre's latest production; and while the script is all Shakespeare's, this is well and truly a modern-day rom-com.
Theatre Review | Band of Gold – Theatre Royal, Nottingham
Southampton's Mayflower Theatre asked me to go on a 24-hour solo adventure to preview the world stage premiere of Band of Gold at Nottingham's Theatre Royal before it arrives in our city in February.