Orpheus in the Record Shop: If Music Be the Food of Love…

Saturday 10th October 2020 at Leeds Playhouse (Quarry Theatre). Orpheus in the Record Shop brings the incredibly talented Testament back to Leeds Playhouse, and it’s a return worth waiting for. With text and music by Testament (with additional music by Taz Modi) and direction from Aletta Collins, musical and storytelling styles merge to tell a... Continue Reading →

Interview: Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier Talk The Green Room

The Green Room is a musical comedy about four friends navigating the turbulent waters of theatre college. With book by Stephen Foster and Rod Damer and music and lyrics by Chuck Pelletier, the show has seen considerable success and enjoyed productions in the US (including Off-Broadway), Canada and Ireland. With Coronavirus closing theatres for the... Continue Reading →

Christina Bianco’s First Impressions: Star Quality & Stellar Vocals

Saturday 7th September 2019 at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ There’s talent and then there’s Talent - Christina Bianco is and has the latter. Boasting hugely impressive pipes and a real star quality, First Impressions offers a few hours of fabulously full-on divalicious entertainment in which Bianco, joined by her brilliant band the Everyman Band,... Continue Reading →

Beyond the Barricade: An Affectionate Celebration of Musical Greats

Thursday 5th September 2019 at the Grand Theatre and Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Beyond the Barricade has been around since the late 90s, celebrating the music of stages in the West End and on Broadway for appreciative musical theatre loving audiences. David Fawcett, Andy Reiss, Poppy Tierney and Shona Lindsay have all been principal players... Continue Reading →

Blues in the Night: A Golden Few Hours

Wednesday 14th August 2019 at the Kiln Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Read the marketing for Blues in the Night and you’ll find the following promise: ‘...a scorching compilation of 26 hot and torchy blues numbers that frame the lives and loves of four residents of a downtown hotel.’ It certainly delivers all that is promised, and does... Continue Reading →

Birth: A Dark & Surprising Exploration of Unspoken Truths

Wednesday 17th July 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ There’s a challenge in writing about Theatre Re’s latest Work, Birth, and there are two very specific reasons for this. Firstly, the subject matter benefits from a dark reveal so discussion of the narrative is limited, and secondly, the piece is quite simply ‘poetry in motion’... Continue Reading →

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