Grease: The Beloved Classic Gets a Daring Make-Under

Wednesday 26th June 2019 at The Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Director Nikolai Foster brings a ‘new’ Grease to audiences with this production. That is, he’s returning the story to its roots, pre-Hollywood and pre-shiny-Hollywood-friendly edits. So we’re back to the original, slightly grittier source with Book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs... Continue Reading →

Be My Baby: Carving Out Fresh Ground

Thursday 16th May 2019 at Leeds Playhouse (Pop Up Theatre). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Four young girls from various walks of life. One thing in common: they’re knocked up in the 60s without a ring to show for it. Cue the secretive ‘home’ tucked away in some remote area where the girls are cut off from friends and... Continue Reading →

The House on Cold Hill: Modern Spooks

Tuesday 30th April 2019 at Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Peter James’ spooky novel The House on Cold Hill takes to the stage in an adaptation by Shaun McKenna. It features a strong cast and seeks to scare the masses with a hyper-modern all round approach. It’s most definitely a tough gig to... Continue Reading →

Hamlet: Take a Seat Patriarchy, Here Come the Women

Tuesday 5th March 2019 at Leeds Playhouse (Pop Up). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A female Hamlet? A northern tragedy? Multiple gender switches? Leeds Playhouse’s latest Shakespeare offering is a finely tuned combination of exactly that. As Shakespeare’s longest play, Hamlet is in so many cases numbingly over-long and mercilessly dark, but thankfully, Amy Leach’s direction and approach to... Continue Reading →

random: A Glimpse Beyond the Headlines

Wednesday 6th February 2019 at Leeds Playhouse (Pop Up). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In random, Debbie Tucker Green really gets to the heart of just how hard hitting unexpected tragedy is. On a random day which only shows sign of discord in the way the weather typically can’t make up its mind, lives change without an inkling if... Continue Reading →

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