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GRAV: GARETH JOHN BALE | INTERVIEW

GRAV: GARETH JOHN BALE | INTERVIEW

Sherman Theatre, Cardiff Thurs 22 Feb – Fri 23 Feb Torch Theatre Company’s one-man show exploring the life of Welsh rugby icon Ray Gravell returns to Sherman Theatre before it heads to New York and Off-Broadway in March. “It’s one of those things you don’t quite believe until it actually happens,” says actor Gareth John Bale, […]

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A NUMBER | STAGE PREVIEW

A NUMBER | STAGE PREVIEW

The Other Room, Porters, Cardiff Tue 13 Feb-Sat 3 Mar Kicking off The Other Room’s spring 2018 programme, A Number is a choice introduction to the chosen theme of this season: Lovesick. It’s the first season for new artistic director Dan Jones, who was appointed to the position in June last year; this self-styled ‘theatre in […]

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FEBRUARY | STAGE LISTINGS

FEBRUARY | STAGE LISTINGS

THURSDAY 1 FEBRUARY Cwmni Pendraw – 2071 Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 11am + 7.45pm, £5-£8. Info 01970 623232. Multimedia show raising awareness of various environmentasl issues. RDublin Carol Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £14/£7 under-25s. Info 029 2064 6900. Conor McPherson’s play about an alcoholic undertaker confronted by the ghosts of his past. Today, tomorrow and Sat […]

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REGINALD D. HUNTER | STAGE PREVIEW

REGINALD D. HUNTER | STAGE PREVIEW

Glee Club, Cardiff Bay Sun 4 Feb Oh well. Unless you’re tight with someone special and can get your ass on the guestlist, you’re out of luck because Some People Vs. Reginald D. Hunter – Preview is sold out. The title is a play on the award-winning TV drama on OJ Simpson, and this is the […]

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STEWART LEE | STAGE PREVIEW

STEWART LEE | STAGE PREVIEW

Grand Theatre, Swansea Fri 9 Feb For all of you that get a kick from the painstakingly self-analytical comedy stylings of Stewart Lee (and those that don’t but should), he’s deep into an 18-month tour of Content Provider, his first full-length show since 2012’s award-winning Carpet Remnant World. The unconventional writer, performer and, since the BBC’s […]

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LIZ CLARKE – CANNONBALLISTA | STAGE PREVIEW

LIZ CLARKE – CANNONBALLISTA | STAGE PREVIEW

Peak, Crickhowell, and Sherman Theatre, Cardiff Sat 3 Feb and Thurs 8 Mar Anyone who thinks a superhero can’t go about the daily business of grappling with female empowerment, grief and coping mechanisms in a pair of high heels and a sparkly, coordinated costume has clearly never seen Betty Bruiser in action. Movement specialist, live […]

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DRAG FOR AUTISM | STAGE REVIEW

DRAG FOR AUTISM | STAGE REVIEW

DRAG FOR AUTISM | STAGE REVIEW **** Mary’s, Cardiff. Fri 12 Jan On Friday at Mary’s in Cardiff a versatile group of drag performers turned out for charity – Drag for Autism was a drag night to raise awareness and funds for autism, The Autism Directory and The Welsh Autism Ball. The night was a […]

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THE BAND: TAKE THAT | STAGE REVIEW

THE BAND: TAKE THAT | STAGE REVIEW

The Band: Take That | Stage Review ***** Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Tues 9 Jan. After a successful sell-out opening night, it’s safe to assume The Band, written by Tim Firth and featuring songs by Take That, will have a fruitful and exciting time in Cardiff. Breaking a musical is difficult, but if you take […]

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THE BAND: ALISON FITZJOHN & RACHEL LUMBERG | STAGE INTERVIEW

THE BAND: ALISON FITZJOHN & RACHEL LUMBERG | STAGE INTERVIEW

Using the music of Take That as it’s foundations, the new musical The Band, written by Tim Firth is currently touring around the UK, already having broken records in terms of pre-sales. Telling the story of a group of five friends as both teenagers and 25 years later as women, all obsessed with “the band”, […]

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ONES TO WATCH: STAGE | FEATURE

ONES TO WATCH: STAGE | FEATURE

Ones to Watch: Stage Compiled by Claudia Rutherford and Chris Williams Common Wealth Rising in popularity, the Common Wealth theatre company pursue an ambition in voicing the struggles of working-class people. The company’s core project is to produce art that communicates the real concerns of everyday people, and in a post-Grenfell Britain, their work could […]

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