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THE SOUND OF MUSIC | STAGE REVIEW

THE SOUND OF MUSIC | STAGE REVIEW

THE SOUND OF MUSIC | STAGE REVIEW *** New Theatre, Cardiff, Wed 14 Mar As the last few people sit down in the packed audience, a Gregorian chant fills the New Theatre with spirituality. The curtains open and we are welcomed by the beautiful voices of the nuns of the convent. Later, the first appearance […]

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SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS | STAGE REVIEW

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS | STAGE REVIEW   New Theatre, Cardiff, Tue 12 Dec It’s that time of year again. Tinsel, Dames, naughty elves and the highlight of the festive calendar – the panto… hurrah! Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs was definitely the fairest panto in the land. As a family we […]

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LEGALLY BLONDE | STAGE REVIEW

LEGALLY BLONDE | STAGE REVIEW

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL | STAGE REVIEW **** The New Theatre, Cardiff, Mon 20 Nov. Legally Blonde is seen by most as a bit of a bubble-gum musical: very pink, overblown, full of attitude and plenty of pop. This new touring production doesn’t quite hit the highs of the previous West End run or UK […]

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LEGALLY BLONDE | STAGE PREVIEW

LEGALLY BLONDE | STAGE PREVIEW

New Theatre, Cardiff Mon 20 – Sat 25 Nov The film Legally Blonde remains a huge success. Its effervescent protagonist Elle Woods (originally played by Reese Witherspoon), the sorority queen who proves herself as an intellectual lawyer, engaged audiences of all ages. The film spawned a popular Broadway and West End musical, and the hit production […]

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BLOOD BROTHERS | STAGE REVIEW

BLOOD BROTHERS | STAGE REVIEW   New Theatre, Cardiff, Tue 26 Sept Willy Russell’s play, set in Liverpool, is as powerful today as it was when it was first on stage 34 years ago. The tale of two brothers separated at birth, their tumultuous lives and intertwining tragedies, still resonates and makes for a moving […]

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THE WIPERS TIMES | STAGE PREVIEW

THE WIPERS TIMES | STAGE PREVIEW

New Theatre, Cardiff Tue 12 – Sat 16 Sep Straight from the West End, Ian Hislop and Nick Newmans’ The Wipers Times comes to Cardiff this September. Originally adapted from the BBC film, The Wipers Times tells the remarkable story of the satirical newspaper that was created during the Battle of the Somme. Picture it’s 1916 in […]

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THE GRUFFALO | STAGE PREVIEW

THE GRUFFALO | STAGE PREVIEW

Grand Theatre, Swansea / New Theatre, Cardiff Tue 29 + Wed 30 Aug / Thu 31 Aug-Sun 3 Sept This magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler invites you to join Mouse and friends on an adventure through the deep dark wood. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse […]

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THE WOMAN IN BLACK | STAGE PREVIEW

THE WOMAN IN BLACK | STAGE PREVIEW

New Theatre, Cardiff Tue 6 – Sat 10 June If you like a good dose of the supernatural alongside your usual serving of suspense then The Woman in Black is the stage show to see. For over a quarter of a century this masterclass in macabre has thrilled audiences in London’s West End and around the country on […]

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THE CRUCIBLE | STAGE PREVIEW

THE CRUCIBLE | STAGE PREVIEW

New Theatre, Cardiff Tue 23-Sat 27 May Imagine you live in a small town and are accused of a serious crime you didn’t commit. Even friends are pointing the finger at you and other innocents. More and more people begin to bay for your blood. You’re put on trial, found guilty and put to death. […]

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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG | STAGE REVIEW

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG | STAGE REVIEW

  New Theatre, Cardiff Mon 10 Apr Crowds of people gathered outside Cardiff’s beautiful New Theatre under the spring evening sun, where they were excitedly murmuring and muttering about the show and its reputation of being one of the funniest plays around today. The Play That Goes Wrong – written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, […]

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