Stepping into the Red Palace you are transported into a gothic world with a glass of Prosecco in hand and anonymous behind a Venetian mask.
The Boy Who Cried Wolf, written by Mike Kenny with stage manager Kirsty Smith, sees York Theatre Royal working with Tutti Frutti once again, and they manage to put together a delight of storytelling, music, dance and acting to re-tell this well known classic tale.
Murder, Margaret and Me is the story of an unlikely friendship between famed actress Margaret Rutherford and world-renowned Queen of Crime Agatha Christie.
On the whole The Open at The Space certainly makes you think, particularly when it is a little too near reality for comfort.
Black Chiffon, first performed in the West End in 1949, is very much of its time, but this classy production is intriguing and entertaining.
As the cast take on different characters in each other’s dreams and memories, their versatility shines and all three excel in their hauntingly comic performances. Anna Bella Eema is bizarre and beautifully poetic – a must-see show.
Jeannette Bayardelle performing Shida in such an intimate theatre is one not to miss. Grab a ticket while you can.
Described as a musical fantasia set in the hypnotised mind of Sergei Rachmaninoff, Dave Malloy’s weird and wonderful musical Preludes is like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
The Night Watch, adapted by Hattie Naylor, is The Original Theatre Company and York Theatre Royal’s production of Sarah Waters’ 2006 novel of the same name.
The Turbine Theatre opens with an assured revival of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song. This is the revised 2017 version, packing the original trilogy of plays into just over two and a half hours.
Arrows & Traps’ track record adapting classics is second to none, and with this new production of The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde Ross McGregor has created something startlingly modern and original that still embraces its Victorian origins.
Rouge, a ‘Circus for Grownups’, is a glorious night of escapism and joy. The tone is more cheeky than sultry, with the burlesque elements full of fun, and the male performers eagerly becoming the butt of jokes and laughter.
What an absolutely brilliant adaptation of the much-loved story The Mousetrap. From the very beginning they had us guessing and wondering who on earth could be behind the London murder.
Yes, The Book of Mormon is offensive with its liberal use of the swear words and the poking fun at religion, Aids and poverty is probably not for the easily offended. But it’s incredibly funny and one of the best musical scores around.
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So put “down your knitting, the book and the broom” and rush to the Churchill to see this awesome production of sex, violence, love, friendship, sadness, prejudice that proves life is a Cabaret.
This chilling and atmospheric production of Macbeth from Antic Disposition proves that with a stellar cast, inspired design and an intuitive understanding of Shakespeare’s text, you don’t need high tech bells and whistles to create something magical.