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  • April 24, 2017

    REVIEW: The Story Giant, Liverpool Everyman

    As the Everyman’s company season continues, The Story Giant takes to the stage. An adaptation of a tale by Mersey Poet Brian Patten, it brings together a wealth of the theatre’s backstage talent for a real family affair. Adapted by the venue’s former literary manager Lindsay Rodden and directed by YEP’s Matt Rutter, The Story […]

  • April 18, 2017

    Shakespeare first for Epstein

    Next week sees the Epstein Theatre stage its first Shakespeare production, an “immersive” version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Actor and director Danny Taylor (pictured above) has worked prolifically across the city in the last couple of years, taking the titular leads in popular touring productions The Tommy Cooper Show and Lennon Through a Glass […]

  • April 8, 2017

    Unity to ‘reawaken’ with sleepover event 

    An “all night vigil and 24 hour pilgrimage around Liverpool” will ‘reawaken’ the Unity Theatre – among many other happenings along the way – as part of The Handless Project: Journey, an ambitious new theatrical piece by artist Aleasha Chaunté, beginning on May 19. The work, “pushing the boundaries of theatre and performance”, as it […]

  • April 4, 2017

    Improv marathon starts crowdfunder with a difference

    The Liverpool Improvathon is scheduled for May this year, and to cover increasing costs and support their amazing year-round community work, the company behind it have set up their first Crowdfunder. A rather standard way to fundraise these days, you might think – but not for Impropriety, who alongside the social media shout outs and […]

  • March 31, 2017

    National Theatre’s Brexit play comes to the Playhouse 

    My Country; a work in progress is a new play inspired by the EU Referendum and Brexit. Written by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and directed by Rufus Norris, the play is a collaboration between the National Theatre and eight UK arts organisations. It comes to the Liverpool Playhouse from April 11 to 15 as […]