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  • August 31, 2014

    Bright Phoenix coming to the Everyman

    Jeff Young’s new play Bright Phoenix, a theatrical tribute to the now-derelict Futurist cinema in Liverpool city centre, has its world première at the Everyman in October.   “Inspired by a hidden Liverpool, a version of the city that is unauthorised and often unseen”, the production is directed by Serdar Biliş, designed by Ti Green [...]

  • August 29, 2014

    REVIEW: Young and Suicidal, Lantern Theatre

    Young and Suicidal is a dark comedy exploring the relationship between two lost souls who make a pact to kill themselves together. Issue-driven and written for a teen audience, the two-hander follows Natalie and Smith through their ups and downs as they prepare for their final day. Written by director James Shaw and the cast, [...]

  • August 28, 2014

    MDI’s over 50s to perform at Sadler’s Wells

    Two older people’s dance companies who perform as part of Merseyside Dance Initiative have been chosen to take part in a national festival at specialist London venue Sadler’s Wells.   The groups, Growing Older (Dis)Gracefully (or GODS, pictured), and MDI’s over 50s class 50 Moves, will participate in the Elixir Festival, happening in September.   The [...]

  • August 24, 2014

    The Kite Runner returns

    The Playhouse is kicking off its autumn season next month with a revival of its 2013 success The Kite Runner. The stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s novel features many of the original cast members, including Ben Turner in the role of Amir, and will be at the seen from September 8 to 13 before embarking [...]

  • August 23, 2014

    The 13th Liverpool Comedy Festival

    The Liverpool Comedy Festival returns for its 13th year next month, with 13 days of performances in venues across the city.   From September 23 until October 5, this year’s festival, brought to you by The Comedy Trust, sees a host of big names in town, from from Monty Python legend Michael Palin at the Echo [...]