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  • 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 – […]

  • January 20, 2017

    REVIEW: Ramin Karimloo and the Broadgrass Band, Edge Hill Arts Centre

    It was a cold, Monday January night in the unassuming market town of Ormskirk. What’s to do? Why, Broadway royalty dropping in on the local arts centre, of course. It still seems quite unbelievable that Edge Hill Arts Centre pulled off such a coup (they were rightfully delighted); something that only appeared in their listings […]