Photographic credits Keith Morris www.artswebwales.com Hi Des great to meet you, can you give our readers some background information on yourself please? Hi my name is Des and I am based at Neuadd Dyfi a venue in West Wales. The venue you support is called Neuadd Dyfi and is in West Wales. how is the … Continue reading An Interview with Des George, winner of the Best Promoter, Rural Touring Awards.
This year marks the 100th Birthday of the literary legend Roald Dahl but I’m sure you knew that already? If you live anywhere near Cardiff you would have seen the spectacular celebrations across the City Centre from National Theatre Wales and if not there would have been something nearby to mark the event no doubt. … Continue reading Review George’s Marvellous Medicine, The New Theatre, Cardiff by Sarah Debnam
Hi Sam great to meet you, can you give our readers some background information on yourself please? I am a 15-year-old who is very interested in the technical side of theatre. I do a lot in the hall which is closest to me which is Neuadd Dyfi in Aberdyfi . I help out with all … Continue reading An Interview with Sam Pullan Nominee for Young Person of the Year, National Rural Touring Awards 2019.
Hi Sarah great to meet you, can you give our readers some background information on yourself please? I have been dancing since the age of 3 and have trained in many dance styles such as ballet, modern, jazz, street dance, freestyle and Cheerleading. I completed the IDTA Dance Teaching Diploma in Freestyle and Modern Jazz with Distinction … Continue reading Dance and Audiences at Neuadd Dyfi with Sarah Verity
I couldn’t take it any longer and I left at the interval. I know I should have stayed but I couldn’t. Hedda Gabler was awful. The reviews are all ecstatic, but I only saw incongruous old-fashioned theatre. There is nothing of Ibsen, there is nothing of bourgeois anxiety, and nothing of women’s suppressed individuality in … Continue reading Review Hedda Gabler, Sherman Theatre by Eva Marloes
Hedda Gabler will not be coerced. It’s the mantra of a general’s daughter, the battle cry of a woman so enmeshed in the art of war that she keeps loaded pistols in her living room. Henrik Ibsen’s convention-demolishing heroine raised eyebrows (and tensions) when she first stormed onstage in 1891, and the Sherman Theatre’s bold … Continue reading REVIEW Hedda Gabler, Sherman Theatre by Barbara Hughes-Moore
Play: Henrik Ibsen Adapted from the original by Brian Friel. Director: Chelsea Walker A dark play, dealing with themes of manipulation and obsession, with a feminist agenda rampant throughout, Hedda Gabler is not a work to be undertaken lightly by any director. All the more credit, then, to Chelsea Walker not only for tackling the … Continue reading Review Hedda Gabler, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff by Barbara Michaels
Working in the industry for around 10 years, it is a wonder I have only just made the essential pilgrimage for every Performing Arts professional. This is not for want of not wanting to. Time, money… all those factors. And each year I have major FOMO through all the pictures and social media, friends and … Continue reading Tips and Tricks as a First Time Ed Fringe-r By Hannah Goslin
Community Critics Wales reviewer / volunteer Gemma Treharne-Foose’ press night review of Club Tropicana’s opening night at the Wales Millennium Centre
Music and lyrics: Cyndi Lauper Based on the book by Harvey Fierstein Director and choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Barbara Michaels Plaudits for this musical, based on the book by Harvey Fierstein and the 2000 British film, are thick on the ground – and deservedly so. Brash, bright and beautiful throughout, Kinky Boots tells the story … Continue reading Review Kinky Boots, Wales Millennium Centre by Barbara Michaels