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  • April 22, 2014

    FishHead at the Kazimier

    FishHead is a unique and atmospheric new play coming to the Kazimier next month, that takes place completely in and around a Perspex cube. Midlands-based Reaction Theatre Makers are just starting a national tour of the work, described as “a fairytale for the growing up”. FishHead is the story of Tom and Lydia – one, [...]

  • April 21, 2014

    What We Did Next turns five

    A very happy birthday to city-based musical theatre group What We Did Next, who are celebrating turning five in May with a special concert this week. Established in 2008, the company is marking five years since its inaugural production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company at the Kazimier back in in May 2009. The birthday concert – [...]

  • April 19, 2014

    REVIEW: Because She Loved the Lion, Lantern Theatre

    Protecting the ones that you love and realising they sometimes have to learn the hard way are two of the main themes running throughout Because She Loved the Lion, a new piece from Lady Parts theatre that has just premiered at the Lantern Theatre and will soon travel down to the Brighton Fringe. A concise [...]

  • April 18, 2014

    REVIEW: Writer’s LABB Fetish night, House

    It had been a trying week for theatre to be honest, with some of the biggest shows opening in the city leaving MADEUP rather cold. A little inspiration was needed – enter up-and-coming writers collective Writers LABB, and the second of their regular showcases of new short plays. The group is largely comprised of former [...]

  • April 17, 2014

    Fittings secures funding for new touring show

    Liverpool-based disability-led company Fittings Multimedia Arts is celebrating securing the funding for a new project working with young people across the North and Midlands to create a piece of ‘deaf-friendly musical theatre’. Missing! is a two-stage project, the first part beginning this year, exploring themes of identity, media and going missing. Working with groups of [...]