National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) has received a generous pledge for support from the Colwinston Charitable Trust which will match audience donations to help the Company recover and return to activity following lost income and touring due to Covid-19 in 2020.
It comes as welcome news to audiences in Wales as theatre resumes in the Welsh capital next spring. Lovers of live music and theatre are invited to take their seats for the inaugural Live Under the Stars attraction at Cardiff Castle which runs from 22 March to 11 April 2021.
Back in June 2012, Orbit Theatre put on a production of the musical Annie at Cardiff’s New Theatre. At the time, I hadn’t seen the production before, let alone the film – having spent many years avoiding it. However, I took my three young children to this show and we all found ourselves totally enthralledContinue reading “Flashback Friday: Orbit Theatre’ Annie, New Theatre, Cardiff (June 2012)”
Cardiff’s New Theatre has launched a set of exclusive Christmas cards available for a limited time only.
his week’s Flashback Friday review spotlights Newport Playgoers presentation of Richard Everett’s Entertaining Angels. The production, directed by Catherine Morgan, ran at Newport’s Dolman Theatre in May 2013.
Cardiff-based Sherman Theatre, renowned for its Christmas productions, has announced that its festive season isn’t cancelled despite its doors remaining temporarily closed, and has revealed a star-studded Christmas line-up including Rhys Ifans, Ruth Jones and Michael Sheen.
Although COVID19 has prevented theatres from reopening Cardiff’s New Theatre has been working hard to ensure visitors are welcomed back into a safe, inviting environment when their doors open once again in 2021.
Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show is set to return to UK theatre stages in 2021.
Following a sell-out run as part of The Turbine on the Jetty season, Hair The Musical (In Concert), directed by Arlene Phillips, will take to the stage of the London Palladium on Monday November 16, for two performances only, before two performances at the Southampton Mayflower on November 19 & 20.
In the early noughties, comic strip artist Ronald Searle’s famous creations, The Girls of St Trinians made a surprise return to the big screen with two new films. The film series (inspired by Searle’s cartoon strip) had originally launched in the 1950s and became a regular box office attraction into the next two decades.