Undoubtedly 2019 was an exciting year for drama presentations from Wales theatre companies. Welsh actor, Rhys Ifans led a star-studded cast in Ed Thomas post-apocalyptic play On Bear Ridge from National Theatre Wales.
Theatr Clwyd also premiered Emily White’s dark comedy, Pavilion while Black Rat Productions and Lighthouse Theatre toured Wales with new interpretations of classics Art and It’s a Wonderful Life respectively.
On a grassroots level, theatregoers to Newport’s Dolman Theatre were treat to an epic production of Death of A Salesman. Five great examples of theatre drama – made in Wales!
On Bear Ridge
National Theatre Wales, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff
Compelling, dramatic and original
It’s a Wonderful Life!
Lighthouse Theatre, The Riverfront, Newport
Lighthouse Theatre’s Soundstage performance of It’s a Wonderful Life is a theatrical experience audiences will remember for years to come!
Theatre Clwyd, The Riverfront, Newport
A momentous production, Pavilion certainly deserves to be staged again in theatres and even cross paths into other genres. It really is that awesome!
Black Rat Productions, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
Pairing three great character creations with three exceptional actors, ART is a masterpiece of a comedy classic.
Death of a Salesman
Newport Playgoers, Dolman Theatre, Newport
A thought-provoking piece of theatre, don’t miss an opportunity to see some classic Arthur Miller performed with character and meticulous attention to detail.