NTW17 A PROVINCIAL LIFE
5 March 2012
A Provincial Life see’s the return of National Theatre Wales for their…Continue
Chapter Arts, Cardiff.
Sat 17th December.
Where is home? Somewhere you feel you belong? Or under the love of a parent who will forever disagree with you but with the best of intentions?
Rebecca and Alice: a mother and daughter divided by a generation, religion and men. In the dead of night Alice returns to the maternal home and Rebecca wakes, only for light to be shone on the darkest corners and for truths and…Continue
1st December 2011
Various locations on City Road, Cardiff.
It’s the 1st December, so Christmas has come again, at least it was for Dirty Protest’s curious menagerie of plays last week. Presented with a Christmas card, sweets and tinsel the party atmosphere descends…Continue
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Last Saturday saw the up and coming new theatre company Empty Pocket, stage their freshest creative imaginings: two one act plays that use and explore the absence of a significant or main character.
Hello Mrs Silverstone by Natalie Stone & A Sunday Roast by Anna Poole
First up was Hello Mrs Silverstone: opening on an ordinary family’s life that quickly descends into the comic and the tragic through the…Continue
Added by Rachel Williams on July 6, 2011 at 23:00 — No Comments
NTW Y2 Launch Party.
Location: Castle St Arcade
Midnight on 26th May saw the start of NTW's Y2; an inticing, curious, diverse and daring year ahead working with both the old an new of theater from Shakespearian elements to Katie O'Reilly's In Water I'm Weightless. After an abundance of imaginative, quick witted, emotional and utterly ambitious memorable theatre from their inaugural year, the next 12-18 months of shows are definitely…Continue
In conjunction with the community scheme Night Out, Sea Legs Puppet Theatre brought Peter and the Wold to the Berwyn Centre Nant-y-Moel Bridgend.
A modern take on a traditional form, Puppet Master Rob Ashman had the watching audience enthralled and entertained. It is a puppetry revival and it is very different to the Punch and Judy violence and hilarity many adults would be familiar with, instead focusing on a tale from oral tradition and building…Continue
Added by Rachel Williams on May 9, 2011 at 2:22 — No Comments
To Walking Exploits all I can say is well done, a fabulous piece that had me in stitches!
To read the full review please visit my blog:
Added by Rachel Williams on May 3, 2011 at 2:03 — No Comments
There was something different to walking along Aberavon Promenade on Good Friday afternoon: an electric atmosphere was building as hundreds of people headed to the furthest end of the promenade. It was to be the first of a weekend of events as part of The Passion, a play of enormous proportions.
Desire Lines actors (pic Desire Lines Gallery)
Ian Rowlands Desire Lines
Desire Lines is a play that pulls open the lives of…Continue
Added by Rachel Williams on April 20, 2011 at 7:43 — No Comments
7th April, Weston Studio WMC
So you don’t have to.
#Fly on the Wall: a Citrus Arts project grown from the support of Wales Millennium Centre as part of their incubator project. It was birthed in the aftermath of the G20 Summit and Iranian protests of 2009, but in its current form it is based more around more recent events examining the real voices in the protests. Citrus Arts…Continue
South Wales Theatre Collective’s Adaptation of Death and the Maiden
Chapter Arts Cardiff
24th March 2011
"The time is the present and the place, a country that is probably Chile but could be any country that has given itself a democratic government just after a long period of dictatorship."
What struck me were the stark similarities between events 20 years ago and those of the present day, the play’s content is as…Continue
As a young critic I am an avid theatre goer but Opera? It has never evoked enthusiasm or excitement for me and stereotypes abounded: looking at it with untrained eyes and ears it felt a tad out of reach. Then ... The opportunity to see Welsh National Opera’s newest rendition of Die Fledermaus landed in my email, and never one to snub being proved wrong, I saw an intriguing…Continue
Added by Rachel Williams on February 15, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments
27th & 28th January 2011
Location: site specific starting at the WMC.
National Theatre Wales have again pulled out the stops to create another piece of original yet extraordinary theatre, exploring another part of Welsh…Continue
Weston Studio 8th & 9th December
Review by a Young Critic.
Velvet Ensemble were in the WMC’s Weston Studio earlier this week with their first full production: Unprotected written by Bethan…Continue
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A Young Critics view of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure at the Provincial in Cardiff Bay by Sherman Cymru.
Added by Rachel Williams on November 25, 2010 at 8:00 — No Comments
The Wizard, the Goat and the Man Who Won the War…Continue
Hello everyone, ny name is Rachel Williams. I am a recent graduate of Swansea University’s MA in Creative and Media Writing and part of the 'Young Critic' scheme in Bridgend. Here is my review of Love Steals Us from Loneliness.…Continue