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  • July 7, 2016

    Acclaimed play Queens of Syria starts Arabic arts fest

    The Everyman will host the opening event of this year’s Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) next week with a two-night run of Queens of Syria, a ground-breaking theatre piece created and performed by female Syrian refugees. The production mixes the real-life experiences of the refugees with Euripides’ classic anti-war tale The Trojan Women, and will […]

  • July 6, 2016

    MATE Productions take As You Like It to the RSC

    Good luck to our friends in Prescot-based MATE Productions, who are off to perform their version of As You Like It at the RSC this weekend! Following on from the last year’s touring outdoor production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, MATE, in partnership with the Shakespeare North Trust and the RSC Open Stages programme, are […]

  • July 3, 2016

    Lantern Theatre’s final Shiny New Festival

    This month sees the fifth Shiny New Festival at the Lantern Theatre – and the last at the venue we know and love. It will be the theatre’s final in-house production at their Blundell Street home, and as such it will run for an extended length of ten days from July 15 to 24, due […]

  • June 24, 2016

    REVIEW: The Diary of a Hounslow Girl, Unity Theatre

    The Diary of a Hounslow Girl is the first solo show from writer and actress Ambreen Razia, and it proves to be a beautifully observed and spirited piece of performance. An energetic monologue gives its audience a brief, yet intimate insight into the experiences of a modern Muslim girl trying to find the balance between […]

  • June 18, 2016

    REVIEW: Improvathon 2016 – When in Rome

    It was all change for the Improvathon this year – a new venue, a new time of year. This meant that many things had been caught off-kilter, and this was interesting as an audience member and critic, as a reminder that it’s not always about us, and that’s not always a bad thing. The Improvathon, […]