My verdict? A show that is unabashedly in love with theatre, revelling in the curious mischief of Angela Carter’s novel – what a joy it is to dance and sing, indeed!
“Wow, what an evening!” – Audiences in the Coventry have taken to social media to share their excitement about seeing the final performances of Wise Children. Take a look at what they had to say, then book your tickets before the show closes at the Belgrade Theatre this weekend!
Following the success of Wise Children, Emma Rice will adapt and direct Malory Towers, based on Enid Blyton’s classic children’s novels.
“Fantastic”, “Spectacular”, “Glorious” – critics have run out of superlatives with which to describe Emma Rice’s touring production of Wise Children. We’ve collected together some of the best from its premiere at The Old Vic and on tour. Take a look then book tickets for its final performances at Belgrade Theatre!
“Pure unadulterated theatre”, so says Broadway World’s review of Emma Rice’s Wise Children. This trailer gives a hint of exactly what they mean. Have a watch, then book tickets for the final stop of the production’s UK tour, Belgrade Theatre.
Productions created by Emma Rice have a reputation for glorious theatricality. It’s a reputation that, judging from these production images, Wise Children more than lives up to. Take a look, then book your tickets!
The national tour of Wise Children, the inaugural show by Emma Rice’s company, also named Wise Children, will end its UK tour at the Belgrade Theatre. The stage adaptation of Angela Carter’s novel comes to Coventry from 2 to 6 April 2019, so book your tickets now!
Wise Children is the ultimate love letter to theatre. Complete with stars, spotlights, showgirls and Shakespeare – this is a spectacle to behold.
Emma Rice will be stepping into the role of Nora Chance in the critically-acclaimed production of Wise Children, taking over the role from Etta Murfitt, from 26 March to 6 April, covering performances at Richmond Theatre and Belgrade Theatre.
An adaptation of Angela Carter’s 1991 novel about a theatrical dynasty, spanning a century and loaded with Shakespeare, sex and song, Wise Children can exhaust in its constant frenzy of invention, but a surplus of ideas is always preferable than too few.