Video conferencing has become an integral part of our lockdown lives and it is no different for Cardiff theatre company Hijinx.
It has been confirmed that Cardiff New Theatre’s annual Pantomime, a seasonal highlight for over 50,000 people each year and a regular traditional offering during the theatre’s 114 year history will not take place over the 2020/21 season.
This week, Theatre Adhoc in partnership with Congress Theatre, Cwmbran launch The Virtual New Writing Festival 2020! At the beginning of lockdown, Theatre Adhoc’s My Mother Said I Never Should was the final live production to play Cwmbran’s Congress Theatre. However, rather than just close the theatre doors the staff came up with the geniusContinue reading “Theatre Adhoc Launch Virtual New Writing Festival 2020”
Picture Special from the #lightitinred campaign.
Iconic buildings and venues across Wales will light up in red this evening (Tuesday 11th August 2020) as part of a UK-wide day of action highlighting the urgent government help the sector needs during the Covid-19 crisis.
This week’s Throwback Thursday takes a look at Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys which played Cardiff’s New Theatre between November 9 -20 1976 and starred Ryan Davies and Bill Owen. Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys follows an attempt by a theatrical agent to re-unite his elderly uncle, a former vaudeville star, with his long-time stageContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: The Sunshine Boys, New Theatre, Cardiff (November 1976)”
Kyle Legall, a Welsh artist from Butetown, Cardiff, has created an illustrated, digital graphic novel which brings accounts of the Cardiff race riots to life.
BBC Radio Wales broadcaster Chris Needs has died at the age of 68, Andy Howells pays tribute with an archive interview with Chris prior to a live show in Newport during September 2013.
National Dance Company Wales and Literature Wales have confirmed the independent dance artists and poets who will be joining NDCWales’ dancers as part of their online collaborative project, Plethu/Weave to create 8 short cross–artform films.
Due to the unprecedented situation with coronavirus, all performances due to take place in Newport’s Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre until 31st December 2020 will no longer be going ahead. This includes the theatre’s extremely popular annual pantomime which this winter was due to be Robin Hood.