Internationally acclaimed haiku poet, Paul Chambers will shortly be launching his second collection of poetry in Newport. The launch of the volume, entitled Latitudes, will take place at Ye Olde Murenger House on Thursday November 30 at 7pm. Mr Chambers, 31, has had over 200 of his poems published in national and international journals andContinue reading “Haiku Poet Paul Chambers To Launch Second Book At Newport Event”
National Hate Crime Awareness Week commences this Saturday (October 14) in Newport when The Crush Hate Crime Festival, an all-day festival of live bands, acoustic acts, guest speakers and a hard-hitting play takes place in two of the city’s venues. In Warehouse 54 from 2pm, Newport’s pub theatre group, Reality Theatre will present the hard-hittingContinue reading “Festival To Raise Awareness of Hate Crime Via Music, Drama and Talks”
Over 90 young people turned up at Newport Riverfront on the morning of Sunday October 1 to show off dancing, singing and acting skills in order to try and win a supporting spot on the cast of this year’s Riverfront pantomime, Aladdin. After several audition rounds, 16 talented young people were chosen to complete theContinue reading “Youngsters Successfully Audition For Newport Riverfront Panto, Aladdin”
Cardiff based theatre company Fio’s presentation of The Mountaintop, a fictional depiction of Dr Martin Luther King’s last evening before his assassination in April 1968 will tour South Wales throughout October. The story, set in Dr King’s Memphis motel room in Memphis, is visited by Camae, a maid on a much greater mission than deliveringContinue reading “Talking Theatre: Rebecca Carrie Discusses The Mountaintop”
From October 6, Sofie Hagen will be embarking on a 30 plus date tour this autumn with her new show Dead Baby Frog. The show reaches South Wales on November 9 with a performance at Newport Riverfront.
This weekend, Phoenix Productions together with Newport Operatic will present Disney’s’ junior version of Aladdin at Newport’s Dolman Theatre
Newport Playgoers are bringing Goodnight Mr Tom to the Dolman Theatre stage this October
On the 50th anniversary of Newport’s Dolman Theatre, Andy Howells visits its archive for a brief overview of its history.
Newport Playgoers Society start their new season at the Dolman Theatre next week with the comedy When Did You Last see Your Trousers.
Phoenix Productions will present their latest musical, A Chorus Line, at the Dolman Theatre this week. The production follows on the heels of other company successes Jesus Christ Superstar, Summer Holiday, Footloose and CATS. A Chorus Line is set on the bare stage of a Broadway theatre run by the director Zach, for a newContinue reading “Phoenix Productions Present A Chorus Line At The Dolman Theatre”