Theatre

A PIECE OF NOSTALGIA

A PIECE OF NOSTALGIA

Sunny Afternoon is not just another musical looking at the vintage pop scene performed by a tribute band. It tells the story of the Kinks, one of Britain’s greatest bands, their  rise to stardom in the 60’ and how they found their definitive sound that rocked the nation. What sets this musical apart is that […]

ANOTHER OP’NIN ANOTHER SHOW

ANOTHER OP’NIN ANOTHER SHOW

New 2018 dates have been announced for Opera North’s award-winning production of Cole Porter’s classic musical comedy, Kiss Me, Kate at Leeds Grand Theatre. Set both on and off-stage during the production of a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew, Kiss Me, Kate revolves around the tempestuous love lives of actor-manager Fred Graham and […]

A TOP CLASS ACT

A TOP CLASS ACT

Sister Act, the  Hollywood blockbuster turned stage musical is guarantee to ‘Take You To Heaven’ It’s big, bold and sassy and has a cast of high energy, multi-talented performers who  work as one ‘almighty team’. Craig Revel Horwood’s production is fast moving and seamless with an ingenious set design that’s artistically lit and pushes the […]

A CELEBRATORY YEAR

A CELEBRATORY YEAR

As National Theatre’s Olivier and Tony Award-winning production The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time takes to the stage at Leeds Grand Theatre next week, so begins a year of celebrations, firsts and winners for the venue as it prepares to welcome a wealth of entertainment to its stage. The theatre’s year ahead […]

WICKED FLIES BACK INTO LEEDS

WICKED FLIES BACK INTO LEEDS

  Leeds Grand Theatre is delighted to announce that the musical phenomenon WICKED is set to return to its stage in 2018. One of the most successful productions in the venue’s history, WICKED was previously seen by over 42,000 people during its celebrated engagement in June/July 2014. “The people of Leeds and Yorkshire loved Wicked […]

A TALE AS OLD AS TIME

A TALE AS OLD AS TIME

The story of Cinderella, as we know it, goes back to the 17th century. Heavily embroiled in folklore, it’s a magical tale and Paul Holman’s production dispenses true fairytale magic with a new take on the opening that both  visually and artistically appealing It’s a seamless production and Holman has given the story a nip […]

A SWASHBUCKLING PANTOMIME ADVENTURE

A SWASHBUCKLING PANTOMIME ADVENTURE

The festive season isn’t complete without a visit to a pantomime. And likewise the pantomime at Bradford Alhambra wouldn’t be complete without its stalwart comic of 18 years the inimitable Billy Pearce. Just when you think it can’t possibly get any better QDOS have pulled out every stop to make Peter Pan one of its […]

COME DANCING

COME DANCING

To take  a film and turn it into a stage musical is always a risky business. Sometimes it works and sometimes it does not. In the case of Strictly Ballroom, its only the electrifying choreography, glitzy costumes and  excellently designed set that pull it through. The musical struggles at times hanging between a   tribute nostalgia […]

THE ULTIMATE SPELL BINDING PANTOMIME

THE ULTIMATE SPELL BINDING PANTOMIME

More of a fairy tale drama it’s not an easy task to give Sleeping Beauty the full pantomime treatment but The City Varieties  have pulled out all stops and achieved the ultimate spell-binding pantomime entertainment. Sleeping Beauty has beautiful story book sets, traditional side-splitting humour, a dream team of pantomime favourites and more glitz and […]

HEY HO – YOU REALLY MUST GO

HEY HO – YOU REALLY MUST GO

Residing in the grounds of the historic former Tetley Brewery site in Leeds city centre, the White Rose Theatre have promised the pantomime will be a spectacle of pure enchantment unlike any seen before in West Yorkshire. Boasting the mighty fine acting  of Louis Emerick (Brookside, Benidorm, Last of the Summer Wine) as the Royal […]

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