Review: Macbeth at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Rufus Norris The National Theatre continues its work with the Wolverhampton Grand and other regional venues across the country to bring a unique new staging of one of Shakespeare's most recognisable tragedies. This bold imagining by the National Theatre's Artistic Director Rufus Norris is a shortened down, slick performance with a... Continue Reading →

Review: Annie at the Wolverhampton Grand

Book: Thomas Meehan Music: Charles Strouse Lyrics: Martin Charnin Director: Nikolai Foster Anita Dobson stars in the role of Miss Hannigan. Dobson may be mean in the role but keeps is lighthearted and her drunken antics attract some laughs. Richard Meek, on the other hand is the more sinister sibling in the role of Rooster.... Continue Reading →

Review: Ghost the Musical at the Wolverhampton Grand

Book & Lyrics: Bruce Joel Rubin Music & Lyrics: Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard Director: Bob Tomson Ghost the Musical is back on tour and while the original production received huge acclaim in London and on its first UK Tour, the last revival by Bill Kenwright didn't go down as well. The latest production, again by... Continue Reading →

The Theatre Twittic’s Top 10 Shows of 2018

Firstly, I want to thank you for taking the time to read this and all my other posts. Following the creation of The Theatre Twittic in January, many of you have checked out my thoughts, analysis and value for money ratings for productions, alongside commentary on other industry hot topics. There's also been a few... Continue Reading →

Review: Kinky Boots at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Book: Harvey Fierstein Music and Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper Director and Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell After four successful years in London, Kinky Boots has launched its first UK tour which premiered where else other than the town it was based in, Northhampton. Now in its second city, it's time to strut in Wolverhampton. Although it was made... Continue Reading →

Review: Jack and the Beanstalk at the Wolverhampton Grand

Snow covers the ground outside and so even before stepping into the Auditorium, you get that festive feeling. Jack and the Beanstalk is this year's panto at the grand and it sure is a giant one. 

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