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  • May 25, 2016

    New play Bread and Circuses at the Lantern

    Bread and Circuses, a new play by Merseyside writer Mari Lloyd, will premiere at The Lantern Theatre early next month, to coincide with the Queen’s official birthday. Set in 2012, it’s a play that looks behind the flag waving of public celebration to reveal “a world where there may be circuses, but the bread is definitely […]

  • May 22, 2016

    Mod Musical is dream come true for LIPA producer

    Up-and-coming theatre producer Max Emmerson has come a long way since graduating from LIPA last year – and his biggest show to date has just opened at Liverpool Royal Court. His revival of Shout! The Mod Musical began life as part of his degree course, and was so successful  it had two stints at the […]

  • May 11, 2016

    REVIEW: 5 More Minutes, the Bluecoat

    Travelled Companions‘s 5 More Minutes was a work-in-progress performance as part of last weekend’s YoungFest at the Bluecoat – a family-friendly taster of the annual Physical Fest that kicks off properly next week. What a welcome addition it proved to be all round – with physical theatre performances, puppet shows and activities suitable for all […]

  • May 8, 2016

    Everyman’s Everyword new writing festival returns this week

    Everyword, the Everyman’s festival of new plays and new theatre-making, stories, experiments and new ideas will spring to life this week – from Wednesday (May 11) to Saturday (May 14). With the theme of Stories from the City, it promises to “tell tales from the beating heart of the city to the gleaming horizon”. New […]

  • May 4, 2016

    Blind Man’s Song at the Unity

    As an old blind man takes unsteady steps around a room, he recalls an encounter that triggers his memories and imagination, and a story of love, courage and hope unfolds…. Inspired by interviews with blind and visually-impaired people, Blind Man’s Song, which comes to the Unity later this month, is a tale about one man’s […]