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  • February 24, 2017

    REVIEW: Fiddler on the Roof, Liverpool Everyman

    Tradition – something the Everyman has always been respectful of, but likes to add its own playful, unique twist. In the last twelve months alone, those Two Gents of Verona were yanked into the Swingin’ Sixties and Madame Bovary went meta; but with Fiddler on the Roof, its first production for 2017 and the debut […]

  • February 19, 2017

    25 years of Liverpool dance festival LEAP

    LEAP – Liverpool’s only annual festival of contemporary dance – shines a light on the city’s ‘invisible art form’ as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations this year. The festival, run by  Hope Street-based dance organisation MDI (Merseyside Dance Initiative), begins a programme it describes as its “most bold and ambitious to date” from March […]

  • February 15, 2017

    Spring Awakening on the LIPA Fringe

    Luna Theatre Productions is a new female-led company bringing its interpretation of Spring Awakening to Liverpool next month. Comprising of students from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA), this amateur production, directed by Onur Orkut, will take place in the Stanley Theatre at Liverpool Guild of Students from March 9 to 11.  Spring Awakening is […]

  • February 11, 2017

    REVIEW: Julie Atherton, Edge Hill Arts Centre

    It was another musical theatre coup at Edge Hill this week, as Preston-born West End star Julie Atherton took to the Arts Centre stage, for a fun and enjoyable one-night event. She set out her stall with parody number Portrait of a Princess (perhaps better known for its repeated comic lyric, ‘not in a Disney […]

  • January 30, 2017

    Unity Theatre now officially ‘Out of Space’!

    Times are changing at the Unity, which has closed its doors to the public while undergoing a radical overhaul. But the show, as they say, goes on, and the theatre will be taking its spring programme to venues around Merseyside for what they are calling their ‘Out of Space’ season. After an initial setback – […]