Its been announced today that the National Theatre’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean At The End Of The Lane will tour the UK from December 2022. The large 29 date tour includes: The Salford Lowry - 12th Dec to 7th Jan 2023Woking New Victoria Theatre - 24th Jan to 28th Jan 2023Leicester Curve -... Continue Reading →
Review: What’s New Pussycat? at the Birmingham Rep
Writer: Joe DiPietro Original Book: Henry Fielding Director: Lake Sheppard Choreography: Arlene Phillips Musical Supervisor and Orchestrations: Matthew Brind The Green Green Grass Of Home is where we've spent most of the last two years, but this banging jukebox musical featuring the music of Tom Jones will have you radiant with delight after an evening... Continue Reading →
Birmingham Rep Scraps Free Membership Scheme For Under 30s As Part Of Wider Changes To Its Membership Schemes
The Birmingham Rep has communicated with Members of its Preview Club to confirm its closure and replacement for just those under 25. The Preview Club was available for free to anyone under the age of 30 giving them access to £5 tickets selected preview performances, as well as inclusion in any Rep priority booking period.... Continue Reading →
Ticket Deal: £15 Tickets for Birmingham Book Of Mormon Preview
It won't be long until the Birmingham Hippodrome stage is full of doorbell ringing, all singing, all dancing Mormons. It must mean only one thing...The Book of Mormon is coming to town and I've got some news that will please those of you who think it's out of your budget. Today it was announced that... Continue Reading →
Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Birmingham Hippodrome
Co-Writers: Alan McHugh & Matt Slack Director: Michael Harrison Not only is this year's Hippodrome panto celebrating the 120th Anniversary of the Theatre, but it also marks Michael Harrison's 10th year directing and producing. In this year's Snow White Harrison creates what must be one of the most dazzling pantos across the land. Ian Westbrook... Continue Reading →
Review: The Shy Manifesto at The Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham
Writer: Michael Ross Director: Cat Robey Michael Ross places shyness at the centre of this heartfelt monologue which includes a range of challenges that people growing up today can face. Ross intertwines labels, body dysmorphia and social media into one story about how a teenager, constantly challenged to come out of his shell tries to... Continue Reading →
Review: The Wizard of Oz at the Birmingham Rep
Writer: Frank Baum Music and Lyrics: Harold Arlen & E Y Harburg Director: Liam Steel Birmingham Rep is not the only producer of an adaption of the classic film this year . It seems to be quite a title up and down the country. However, this production is certainly set to be one that fills... Continue Reading →
Review: Guy : A New Musical at the Blue Orange Theatre, Birmingham
Grindr is as well known to members of the LGBT+ community as Miss Vanjie (who happens to be referenced) and Meryl Streep. Guy A New Musical is therefore not the first and it's certainly not going to be the last musical to be inspired by the app.
Review: The Hundred and One Dalmatians at the Rep Theatre, Birmingham
Christmas 2017 is now a memory but that doesn't take anything away from the Birmingham Rep's production on The Hundred and One Dalmatians.
Review: Nativity! The Musical at the Birmingham Rep
It may only be the start of November but Birmingham is starting up the festive celebrations with the world premiere of Nativity! The Musical based on the festive 2009 film Nativity!