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  • July 11, 2017

    Liverpool Arts Society to host immersive 1920s event 

    A free and “completely immersive” 1920s themed event takes place in the city this week, courtesy of Liverpool Arts Society and their latest happening, Prohibit.  For one night only, they’ll be taking audiences to 1920s New York and stepping into a living, breathing speakeasy called ‘Jimmy’s Place’. The entry will be through EBGBs on Seel […]

  • July 10, 2017

    Spotlight on: Naughty Corner Productions 

    Naughty Corner Productions formed in Edge Hill University in 2013 and are taking not one, but three shows to the Edinburgh Fringe this summer – but not before a preview run at the Unity next week. MADEUP found out more…  Hello, Naughty Corner. Tell us a bit about yourselves. The company is ran by myself, […]

  • July 4, 2017

    REVIEW: Pippin, Unity Theatre

    Whether the company knows it or not, What We Did Next has a bit of a feel for being ahead of the curve. Their latest production Pippin is also being revived later this summer at the so-hot-right-now Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester – but obviously, WWDN got there first. They’ve also brought shows like Rent […]

  • June 29, 2017

    New play Declaration looks at mental health in the modern age

    Declaration is a new touring play that examines the faces we wear to fit in – and what happens when we are forced to declare our differences.  It comes to the Black-E in Liverpool this weekend for its final performance on Saturday (July 1). Developed in consultation with medical professionals and mental health support groups, […]

  • June 22, 2017

    REVIEW: Cartoonopolis, Liverpool Unity Theatre

    Cartoonopolis was first performed in the Playhouse Studio a couple of years ago, where it came into existence thanks to actor Lewis Bray’s involvement with YEP [Young Everyman and Playhouse]. Along with Matt Rutter and Chris Tomlinson, that company’s artistic director and associate director respectively, Bray’s fledgling idea – to do a play about his […]