May 2012 Blog Posts (75)

CLYTEMNESTRA 03/05/12

I felt that this production title written by the poet Gwyneth Lewis should have at least included the words,

"Adapted from ..the original Greek Tragedy' on the publicity.

To me ' this' Clytemnestra had none of the pathos or final cathartic effect of a tragedy and was an unsuccessful mis - match of contemporary with the ancient myth.the language also alternated between Valleys speak and a more ancient delivery.

The main actor actor were, in my opinion,  'over the top' and…

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Added by Gillian Brightmore on May 4, 2012 at 17:27 — No Comments

CLYTEMNESTRA 03/05/12

I felt that this production title written by the poet Gwyneth Lewis should have at least included the words,

"Adapted from ..the original Greek Tragedy' on the publicity.

To me ' this' Clytemnestra had none of the pathos or final cathartic effect of a tragedy and was an unsuccessful mis - match of contemporary with the ancient myth.The language also alternated between Valleys speak and a more ancient delivery that was unrealistic.

The main actor actor were, in my…

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Added by Gillian Brightmore on May 4, 2012 at 17:00 — No Comments

"Monday or Tuesday" by Virginia Woolf

 New short film:

 

Monday or Tuesday

 

 

http://about.me/othnielsmith

 

 

 

 

 

Added by Othniel Smith on May 4, 2012 at 12:17 — No Comments

CLN Art classes at National Museum!

 

CLN have just launched their summer programme of art summer schools at National Museum Cardiff



We have an exciting set of summer schools for everyone to enjoy!
Storytelling through Drawing



A sketching class exploring illustration for books & children's books using the Anthony Browne exhibition. Suitable for all.

Tutors: Liz McKernan

Saturday 30th June

10:30am - 2:30pm £20





Unravelling Contemporary…
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Added by Celtic Learners Network on May 4, 2012 at 11:59 — No Comments

some things happen, some things don't

At the heart of any event - memorable or otherwise - something concrete is happening. An obvious statement in itself, but still an acknowledgement that has engaged my thoughts a lot in recent years. And is again.

As I find myself focusing more and more on the structures and behaivours that might balance our intentions for Coriolan/us, I am enevitably asking myself what I might really be wanting to happen there. And over the past few days - as my thoughts have turned towards…

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Added by Mike Brookes on May 4, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments

Leeds "May the 4th be with you" star wars event

Star wars event that i will be showing art work alongside other artists this weekend .

http://www.thehanggang.co.uk/blog/news/star-wars-may-the-4th-full-show-details-revealed/…

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Added by Ryan hall on May 3, 2012 at 16:24 — No Comments

The Rapturous Farewell

The Rapturous Farewell

Scene: A suburban living room. Sofa, two armchairs, drinks cabinet, French windows at centre back, table with buffet laid out. On the wall, next to the windows, is hung an array of replica flintlock pistols and swords.  

Lights go up, revealing a woman dressed in black in one of the armchairs, crying quietly into a handkerchief. As lights finish rising, she stands up, walks over to the French windows and…

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Added by Dean Scurlock on May 3, 2012 at 14:10 — No Comments

Young Critic's Review - The Radicalization of Bradley Manning

The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning

National Theatre Wales

Watched via live stream

Performance at Connah's Quay High School, Flintshire

28th April 2012

Bradley Manning is the new kid at school and “it’s your job to make sure his head doesn’t get flushed down the toilet until at least Thursday.” In NTW’s brave new production it always feels like Bradley is the new kid; scared, lonely and a…

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Added by Chelsey Gillard on May 2, 2012 at 21:31 — No Comments

Dirty Protest - Actors Casting Call for Dennis Kelly's After the End @Sherman Cymru

ACTOR CASTING CALL



Dirty Protest Theatre presents.....’After the End’ by Dennis Kelly

Actors : Call out for casting submissions

AFTER THE END by Dennis Kelly, directed by Mared Swain

Rehearsals: 18th of June- 11th July in Cardiff

Perform: 11th-14th of July, Theatre 2, Sherman Cymru

After the End is a thrilling two-hander by Olivier Award-winning writer Dennis Kelly. A nuclear attack drives Mark and his work colleague down to Mark's old bomb…

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Added by Claire Hill on May 2, 2012 at 20:03 — 1 Comment

An interview with Gwydion Rhys, and a review of Waking Exploits’ 'Pornography' by Simon Stephens

“I’m lucky to have a character name”, says Gwydion Rhys, one of the cast members of a Waking Exploits production of Simon Stephens’ Pornography. Gwydion is playing Jason, a troubled school boy from East London with an unrelenting crush on his teacher Miss Watson. “It gives the character a sense of identity.” Jason’s home life is plagued by domestic abuse; his father…

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Added by Elin Williams on May 2, 2012 at 18:21 — 2 Comments

Word4Word NTW TEAM APRIL at Gwdihŵ

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Added by Tula Miah on May 2, 2012 at 15:27 — No Comments

Two Evenings not to miss in Swansea.

I'm excited about 'Little Dogs' so much so I am going to spend a day in rehearsals, then hold a Scratch That Itch inspired by the themes of 'Little Dogs' and then have a party to celebrate it being one week until opening night. Sound like fun? Come join me at Monkey Bar Swansea 5 min walk from the train station it all kicks off at 7.15pm. If that's not for you we are holding a open mic poetry session in Mozarts Swansea and would love to see some Cardiff people come up and join us for a…

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Added by Brent Morgan on May 1, 2012 at 23:36 — No Comments

Swansea Plinth Artist Call Out!

SWANSEA PLINTH ARTIST CALL OUT

LOCWS International and Swansea City Centre Management are creating a ‘Swansea Plinth’ between the 26th-30th June 2012 and want proposals from local artists, art groups, performers, poets, musicians and students to showcase their practice on the plinth. ‘The Swansea Plinth’ will be approx 2.5m x 5m and 0.5m high and sited on Oxford Street over 5 days to coincide with…

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Added by Rachel-Helena Walsh on May 1, 2012 at 16:53 — No Comments

Speak Up 2

Well I went up to Speak Up again for another open mic slot and have to say it went really well got to see some amazing performers such as Matt Windle, Vanessa Kisuule and Adam Kammerling.

I’ve put up some videos of me performing on YouTube but also I have been given an actual slot for the next one on May 9th which is crazy and makes me believe I might actually be ok at this spoken word thing.

So this has got me thinking and I think when I can get enough funds to last…

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Added by Frank Thomas on May 1, 2012 at 10:57 — 1 Comment

NTW seeks TEAM Assistant

Added by Devinda De Silva on May 1, 2012 at 9:11 — No Comments

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