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  • January 17, 2018

    Open auditions for Sondheim’s Assassins

    If you fancy a new challenge for 2018, look no further than community theatre group What We Did Next, who are about to start auditions for their next production, Assassins. Assassins is a revue-style musical depicting historical events in the USA from 1865 to 1974, written by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. Most of the […]

  • January 16, 2018

    Bowie “theatrical road movie” comes to the Unity

    From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads, a play celebrating David Bowie, comes to the Unity this week (January 19) as part of a UK tour. Described as “a theatrical road movie, thrillingly evoking Bowie’s London”, it tells the story of Martin, a young man living in a small Northamptonshire village, struggling with mental health issues. […]

  • December 30, 2017

    MADEUP’s best of 2017

    Here we are again at the end of another year, so without further ado, here’s a bit of a list – the best theatre and performance from Liverpool (and surrounds) of 2017. Here goes; click on link for full review: 1 Ramin Karimloo, Edge Hill Arts Centre(January) Starting the year off right (to coin a […]

  • December 28, 2017

    REVIEW: The Jungle Book, Liverpool Unity Theatre

    The Unity’s Christmas show occupies a much-needed niche by virtue of it offering an affordable family show that is a panto-free zone. Brought to us once again by Ellesmere Port-based children’s specialist company Action Transport Theatre, so it is they present another beautifully crafted and understated retelling of a classic tale – this year, The […]

  • December 7, 2017

    Storytime with Santa offers theatrical ‘alternative grotto’

    Keeping with the festive theme, up-and-coming Company Theatreface are hosting an “alternative Christmas grotto” in north Liverpool this weekend. Storytime with Santa aims to offer a more substantial and affordable experience for families with young children. Running from tomorrow (December 8) through to Sunday (December 10) at Firwood Waterloo Rugby Club, the performance, by local […]