Footloose the Musical

Footloose the Musical

It’s hard to attend a performance of Footloose without bringing pre-conceived notions with you. 

Urine Town

Urine Town

Despite the off-putting title, a visit to Urinetown is well-worth your time especially when it is performed with as much enthusiasm and gumption as LIPA’s rousing production. 

A Thread

A Thread

A Thread is a fitting title for Jean Abreu and Elisa Bracket’s collaborative dance piece. 

Rasta Thomas' Romeo and Juliet

Rasta Thomas' Romeo and Juliet

To the world-weary theatre goer it can seem like there is always another new production of Romeo and Juliet being performed somewhere, somehow. 

Ushers: The Front Of House Musical

Ushers: The Front Of House Musical

“No one dreams of becoming an Usher!” Cry the desperate stars of Ushers: The Front Of House Musical, as they face up to yet another night of flogging ice creams and programmes … 

The Bravery Test

The Bravery Test

When your first thought after being diagnosed with a chronic kidney disorder is ‘I wonder how long it will be until this is funny?’, you have officially passed The Bravery Test… 

Leaving Iowa

Leaving Iowa

Anyone who has ever sat in the backseat of the car waiting to go on holiday will instantly recognise the opening scene of Leaving Iowa, Lake Norman High School’s charming if slig… 

The Ghost of Twin Oaks

The Ghost of Twin Oaks

Watching The Ghost Of Twin Oaks is like going to see a school play because your kid is in it and then realising your kid’s actually not in it, but by then it’s too late to leav… 

The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves

As a huge Angela Carter fan, I had high hopes for Big Shoes Theatre Company’s production of The Company of Wolves. 

Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

Hide And Seek is a production very much grounded in physical theatre; spoken dialogue is used sparingly and the show’s beautifully emotive soundtrack is only interrupted by pre-r… 

Over It - Death, Anorexia, and Other Funny Things

Over It - Death, Anorexia, and Other Funny Things

Split between two comedians, Over It aims to lift the curtain on the taboo subjects of death and anorexia through the medium of laughter - and it kind of works. 

Sandpits Avenue

Sandpits Avenue

Every so often, if you’re lucky, there comes a production that is so new, so fresh, so exciting it takes your breath away. 

My Village and Other Aliens

My Village and Other Aliens

The title of My Village and Other Aliens is perhaps the best part of this rather awkward one man show. 

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful

A clockwork prostitute, two murdering music hall hags and a Siamese twin who eats his own brother; welcome to the weird and not so wonderful world of Green Stag Youth Theatre’s p… 

Before Wonderland

Before Wonderland

Before Alice became Alice in Wonderland, she was simply Alice in Upper-Class-Victorian-Oxfordland, a stiflingly boring place to be, full of mean classmates, stressed governesses, b… 

Globophobia

Globophobia

There’s nowhere to hide in the Urban Fox Theatre Company’s production of Globophobia. 

Snooze

Snooze

If you were asked to describe how you dream, what would you say? Keep this mind when deciding whether or not Snooze, a free performance by the Chimaera Theatre Company, is somethin… 

Pirates and Mermaids: A Fairytale for Adults

Pirates and Mermaids: A Fairytale for Adults

For a change of scenery and a breath of fresh air look no further than Pirates and Mermaids, Poorboy Theatre’s arresting take on love, life and the meaning of home. 

Vinegar Tom

Vinegar Tom

‘Who are the witches now?’ asks Caryl Churchill’s feminist play on witch-hunts and finger pointing in 17th century England. 

The Gypsybird Speaks

The Gypsybird Speaks

Imagine trying to explain the plot of the Lord Of The Rings to someone using only the names of characters. 

Life

Life

Three sisters sit in a shop dressing room trying to find the perfect dress.